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

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 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.

Natural Features & Ecosystems

Natural Features & Ecosystems - Banner
The path to the island at Weir Pond
National Park Service, Weir Farm National Historic Site
 
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?

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.