Telling our veterans' stories

The Stratford Veterans Museum's mission is to recognize those veterans from Stratford who have served our country honorably in war and in peace and to act as a repository for their stories.

The museum will be geared to accommodate school children to foster their appreciation of United States history and the sacrifices of those men and woman who made our country possible. The major goal for the museum is to make it a site for school field trips.

If you are a veteran, who lives in/or has lived in Stratford, or the family of a Stratford veteran, and would like to share your story of service, or if you have items related to a Stratford veteran you would like to loan or donate, please email us.

Be sure to visit us on Facebook and like our page!

Find us at 5952 Main St., Stratford, next to Putney Chapel.

NEWS AND HAPPENINGS

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A Grateful Nation

A short article on the opening of the Stratford Veterans Museum in November of 2021 by Tom Sulier. READ MORE 

Veteran of the Month

George William Harris      learn more  

If you have any additional information on George Harris or any of our veterans, please email us at [email protected] 

Our Regular Hours are: 

  • Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Dates to Remember: 

June 11 -- Connecticut Museum Open House Day. The Stratford Veterans Museum will be open for tours. Also there will be refreshements for sale (all proceeds benefit the museum) and a silent acution for custom built dioramas and other items. 

June 14 -- A former U.S. Navy Seal will give a presenation on his experiences at 6 p.m. in the Boothe Park Chapel next to the musem. 

 

News

An Omaha Beach Accout watch video

 

Our Flag and Sign are now lit

Thanks to the work of Ray Corica and Gerry Mucci 

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We Want You on Our Email List

If you’d like to be included on our email list (for both veterans and non-veterans) to learn about upcoming events, latest developments at the museum, calls for volunteers and receive our newsletter, please share your name and email with us at [email protected].