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

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

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  • Park Closures September 7, 2014

    Please note that on Sunday, September 7th, the parking lot, visitor center, Weir Studio, and Young Studio will close at 1 pm for the annual Jazz in the Garden event. The 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm tours of the Weir House will not be offered.

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A Ranger leads a group of enthusiastic students down to Weir Pond.
National Park Service, Weir Farm National Historic Site

Junior Ranger
Become an official Weir Farm National Historic Site Junior Ranger! We also have special Junior Ranger badges if you are a Girl Scout or Boy Scout.
Or, become a Web Ranger! The National Park Service has a great Junior Ranger program for kids of all ages on-line.


Youth Programs
Learn about Weir Farm National Historic Site's innovative youth programs! From Girl Scouts of Connecticut to our partnerships with Groundwork Bridgeport and Woodcock Nature Center, we strive to enhance the awareness of the next generation to the cultural and natural resources here at Weir Farm NHS.


Trading Cards
Calling kids of all ages! Collect stories about the Civil War and civil rights! The National Park Service is offering more than 500 trading cards to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. You can view all of the cards online and discover stories from nearly 90 national parks in 31 states and the District of Columbia. You'll be surprised at what you will learn.

Did You Know?

Stars on the ceiling of Weir's studio - Photo by Barry McCormick

The Land of Nod was the name given to his property, now preserved as Weir Farm National Historic Site, by Julian Alden Weir and his artist friends. Both Weir and Childe Hassam used the phrase to title works that were inspired by the local landscape.