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

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

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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.