Former State Troubadour, singer/songwriter and humanitarian, Kristen Graves will be performing her own original songs as well as some classic folk sing-alongs. She will share the stories behind her music - from sharing Lincoln Center stage with Peter Yarrow to sharing lentil soup and conversation with Pete Seeger.

-- Mentioned as "the new generation of folk"

     by the New York Times.

The Bridgeport Community

Historical Society

P.O. Box 1956

Bridgeport, CT 06601-1956



For further Bridgeport history, contact the Bridgeport History Center.

Annual Membership: (September thru August)

Join the Bridgeport Community Historical Society and help preserve the history of the entire Bridgeport community. Members receive a discount on walking tours.

- Please print out and fill in the BCHS 2015-2016 membership form and mail to:

          Bridgeport Community Historical Society

          P.O. Box 1956

          Bridgeport, CT 06601-1956

- Or you may bring the form to a meeting.

​​​​​​​Mission Statement

The Bridgeport Community Historical Society's mission is to preserve and enjoy the history of the entire Bridgeport, Connecticut community.


The Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational, charitable organization.

Programs and events are open to the public.

Free programs are usually held on the last Tuesday of each month . . .  excluding February, July, August and December . . . from 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. The June meeting is the last Monday of the month at Captain's Cove Seaport.


The Bridgeport Public Library - North Branch

3455 Madison Ave.

Bridgeport, CT 06606

Monthly Programs:

-   MONDAY, June 27, 2016 - 6:30 p.m.:  We end our season at Captain's Cove,

      1 Bostwick Ave.  Paid members will receive a $3.00 voucher toward food purchase.



​​Please submit your ideas for possible programs.

Inclement Weather Alert​: BCHS will make every effort to notify the media if we have to cancel. If the library closes, they make the media notifications. Check with WICC Radio and local TV stations or call Lorraine at 203-371-6435.

NOTE: In an effort to "be green", the BCHS will not be sending a monthly flyer. 

Bridgeport Community Historical Society