Walking Tour and Discussion
Architectural/Historical Walking Tour and Discussion: Donald Grant Mitchell and his Edgewood Farm Join the New Haven Preservation Trust for a walking tour of the exterior of the four buildings–now all residences–from DGM’s farm in the Forest Road/Edgewood Way area of Westville and learn more about Mitchell’s search for the perfect farm, his farm design and…
Reveries of a Landscape Designer: Donald Grant Mitchell and the Path to the New Haven Park System Leslie Martino, landscape designer, and historian will discuss DGM’s landscape and park design history. Presented by the New Haven Museum Date: Thursday, September 8Time: 6-7 pmLocation: TBD
Saturday, May 14
Westville ArtwalkDonald Grant Mitchell Exhibit Artwalk is a free, annual, community-based arts festival that spans three blocks in historic Westville Village and Edgewood Park, New Haven. Live music, art exhibitions and demonstrations, interactive art-making for kids and adults, theater performances, walking tours, and a 30+ vendor Artist & Artisan Market — a superbly fun day…
April 11 – May 1
A pop-up display on the mezzanine of some items from the special collections at Yale: Photographs, interiors of Edgewood, undated, photographer not noted. Poem: On the 80th birthday of Donald Grant Mitchell, by Waldo H. Dunn, April 12, 1902. Photograph of Donald Grant Mitchell, 1903, photographer not noted. Pictures of Edgewood, Donald Grant Mitchell, 1869.…
Monday, April 11
Join us for a free family-friendly birthday party honoring Donald Grant Mitchell’s Bicentennial Birthday on Monday, April 11 at 6pm at Westville’s Mitchell Library located at 37 Harrison Street, the the Westville section of New Haven! Read More or click here to RSVP
Thursday, May 5 Lecture
The New Haven Museum will host a virtual lecture during Preservation Month: “The Suburb Within: Donald Grant Mitchell, Edgewood and the Greening of New Haven” with historian Jay Gitlin. Learn more.
Saturday, May 14, Walking Tour
Walking Tour: Donald Grant Mitchell and Edgewood Park Learn More.
Saturday, June 11, Talk & Walk
Talk & Walk with Channing Harris at East Rock Park, hosted by the Friends of East Rock Park. Learn more.
Events & activities being organized to date include:(Click on the event for details) April 11- May 1: Pop-Up exhibit of featured items from the Yale Beinecke Library archives — maps, photos, letters, etc. April 11- May 1, 2022Monday, April 11: A family-oriented kick-off/birthday party on Monday, April 11 at 6pm at the Mitchell LibraryThursday, May…