• 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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Looking at the Historic Core of Weir Farm National Historic Site (left to right): Young Studio, Weir Studio, Weir House
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Weir Complex
The historic core of the park, the Weir Complex covers approximately ten acres and includes the Weir House, Weir Studio, Young Studio, Weir Barn, the Secret Garden, and several outbuildings.

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Burlingham Complex
Comprising twelve acres south of Pelham Road, the Burlingham Complex includes the Burlingham House Visitor Center, the Burlingham Barn, the Sunken Garden and several additional buildings.


Pond and Woodland Area
The largest part of the park is located east of Nod Hill Road and includes the Caretaker's House and artist-in-residence studio. This area spans thirty-eight acres of dense forested canopy, streams, wetlands, and the historic Weir Pond.

Cultural Landscape
Generations of artists, their families, and their friends found inspiration in the landscape here at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Read the cultural landscape reports that were used to guide the preservation of Julian Alden Weir's Branchville home and maintain these inspirational landscapes.

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.