Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Keeler Tavern Preservation Society Inc

  • Ridgefield, CT
  • www.keelertavernmuseum.org

Mission Statement

The Keeler Tavern Museum encourages and enables visitors, students, and scholars to understand significant personalities, lifestyles, and events throughout the site's 300-year history, including their relevance for contemporary citizenship and culture. We pursue this mission by preserving and protecting the museum's physical and intellectual assets and sharing them with the widest possible audience, whether on our campus or through programs of outreach.

Main Programs

  1. Docent-Led Museum Tours
  2. Distinguished Scholar Series
  3. Keeler Kids
Service Areas

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Connecticut

In 2015, the Museum welcomed nearly 10,000 people to its campus. These ranged from 800+ children from area public and private schools, many taking special tours as part of their curriculum, to international visitors from 13 countries, as well as U.S. tourists from 38 states.

ruling year

1965

Executive Director

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Ms. Hildegard M. Grob

President, Board of Directors

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Mr. Joel H. Third

Keywords

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Historic house, history museum

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EIN

06-6076244

Also Known As

Keeler Tavern Museum

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Museum & Museum Activities (A50)

History Museums (A54)

History Museums (A54)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

Docent-Led Museum Tours

45-minute tours of the historic Keeler Tavern, a target of British cannon fire in 1777, home to a Civil War chronicler in the 1860s, and rural retreat for architect Cass Gilbert and his family in the early 1900s.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Budget

Program 2

Distinguished Scholar Series

Fall lecture by an expert in his/her field, focusing on an historic topic with contemporary relevance

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Adults

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$5000

Program 3

Keeler Kids

Week-long, local summer history programs for children entering grades 1-6

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$5000

Service Areas

Self-reported

Connecticut

In 2015, the Museum welcomed nearly 10,000 people to its campus. These ranged from 800+ children from area public and private schools, many taking special tours as part of their curriculum, to international visitors from 13 countries, as well as U.S. tourists from 38 states.

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KEELER TAVERN PRESERVTN SOCIETY INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Keeler Tavern Preservation Society Inc

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Executive Director

Ms. Hildegard M. Grob

President, Board of Directors

Mr. Joel H. Third

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Joel Third

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