• 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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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?

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.