About Cornwall, Ct

Set in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in rural Litchfield County, “The mind, eager for caresses, lies down at its own risk in Cornwall.” – local poet Mark Van Doren, describing the seductive beauty of our town. Incorporated in 1740 and forged by early iron and agriculture, these steep hills, deep valleys, and rich culture are imbued with history, shaped by time and geography. Birthplace of Ethan Allen, General John Sedgwick and home to a historic covered bridge, Cornwall offers an authentic country life rich with purpose and character. We invite you to experience Cornwall and everything our town has to offer! [Read More…]

About Cornwall, CT

Set in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in rural Litchfield County, “The mind, eager for caresses, lies down at its own risk in Cornwall.” – local poet Mark Van Doren, describing the seductive beauty of our town. Incorporated in 1740 and forged by early iron and agriculture, these steep hills, deep valleys, and rich culture are imbued with history, shaped by time and geography. Birthplace of Ethan Allen, General John Sedgwick and home to a historic covered bridge, Cornwall offers an authentic country life rich with purpose and character. We invite you to experience Cornwall and everything our town has to offer! [Read More…]

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Branch Out with Deirdre Fisher

Branch Out with Deirdre Fisher at the Union, West Cornwall Village, on all Saturdays in April from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M. Free guidance for teens and collegians about self-directed learning [Read More...]

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The Union, 415 Sharon-Goshen Turnpike
West Cornwall, CT 06796
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Emily Dickinson: “The Brightness Of Being” with Mark Scarbrough – Zoom

Eight weeks, Tuesday mornings, 10:00 until about 11:45 am, April 6 through May 25. Tucked away in her Amherst bedroom, safe in that alabaster chamber, Emily Dickinson crafted lyric poems [Read More...]

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Clear a Trail on Earth Day

The Cornwall Conservation Trust will celebrate Earth Day on Thursday, April 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. when we will clear a trail - to be designated and weather [Read More...]

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