Natural Features & Ecosystems
Weir Farm is fortunate to contain numerous wetland areas; from small seasonally wet vernal pools, to wooded swamps, to the open freshwater Weir Pond. All of the property east of Nod Hill Road is included within the Norwalk River Watershed.
Did You Know?
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.