New Milford Historical Society, the museum is looking for volunteers to visit the cemetery

NEW MILFORD – Actors / actresses who volunteer to play various historical figures are needed for an upcoming tour of All Hallows Cemetery in New Milford.

The annual event will be hosted on October 9 at the New Milford Center Cemetery by the New Milford Historical Society & Museum, the New Milford Public Library and the Center Cemetery. The visit will be highlighted by visits with many prominent citizens from New Milford’s past to their respective graves.

Volunteers are also needed to be costumed tour guides, to help with setup, to help with costume and make-up, and a variety of other tasks. If you’re interested, call the museum at 860-354-3069.

For those who wish to take the tour, pre-registration is available by calling the museum or by calling the library at 860-355-1191.

Donations will be accepted for the benefit of the Center museum, library and cemetery.

The museum, located at 6 avenue Aspetuck, is now open to visits and researchers by appointment only until further notice following a closure for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Protocols for all clients will be in place, including the wearing of masks and the use of hand sanitizer.

Hours are Tuesday to Friday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, call 860-354-3069 or visit

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