Burlingham House Visitor Center Closed
Please note the visitor center is closed December 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. Park grounds are open daily year-round from dawn to dusk. Maps, brochures, and the Passport to Your National Parks stamp are available on the porch of the visitor center.
Winter Weather Information
Although park grounds remain open in snowy weather, snow removal will be minimal and restrooms may be locked. Be aware and plan ahead, as trails and parking areas may not be cleared. Use caution if driving to the park, as road conditions may be hazardous.
Register Now for Nature of Love Walk at Weir Farm National Historic Site
Contact: Linda Cook, (203) 834-1896
On Sunday May 19, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., discover the Nature of Love at Weir Farm National Historic Site with local scholar, poet, and volunteer Bonnie Tremante. Bonnie will discuss love letters exchanged between artist Julian Alden Weir and his then fiancée Anna Dwight Baker during the summer of 1882. In the letters, Julian and Anna express their deep affection for each other, their observations of nature, and nature's role in fostering the bond between them. Enjoy a walk through the spring landscape of Weir Farm National Historic Site as you learn about the connection between the art, the love, and the landscape that fundamentally affected Weir's appreciation of his Branchville farm. There is no fee to participate, but registration is required and space is limited. To register or for more information about the Nature of Love walk, please call (203) 834-1896 ext. 28.
Did You Know?
Weir Farm National Historic Site is one of two visual art sites in the National Park Service. The other site is Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire, dedicated to the sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. More...