• From Right to Left: Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

We're at Weir

About This Blog

Follow Wilton High School students Emma and Alosha as they blog about their experiences as interns at Weir Farm National Historic Site

Creative Writing Wednesday

June 05, 2013 Posted by: Alosha

The landscape at Weir Farm National Historic Site forms a sensory explosion as Alosha gets into the rhythm of working at the park.

 

Searching for all the colors of the wind.

May 31, 2013 Posted by: Emma

Emma hikes down to Weir Pond and marvels at the noticeable difference between the dull winter and brilliant green seen now. This inspires her to journey about the park finding other colors of the season.

 

Did You Know?

Weir Studio - Photo by Peter Margonelli

Painter Julian Alden Weir wanted to build a rural retreat in the Keene Valley area of the Adirondacks, but decided instead that his farm in Branchville, Connecticut, now preserved as Weir Farm National Historic Site, would make a more suitable home for his family.