• 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.

Cooperating Association

Eastern National WEFA Museum Store
Eastern National runs Weir Farm National Historic Site's Museum Store.
National Park Service, Weir Farm National Historic Site

Eastern National is a 501(c)3 non-profit cooperating association, operating in more than 150 national parks and other public trusts. They are dedicated to the preservation and use of the parks for the benefit of all Americans, visitors from all nations and future generations.

Eastern National currently operates educational retail outlets in 30 states, from Maine to Florida and the Caribbean. All of the products, programs and publications offered to visitors have a strong educational value. The profits from their activities are donated to the National Park Service and our other partners to further support their educational and interpretive programs.

They have donated over $95 million to their partners. Eastern National's contributions have supported research in cultural and natural resources. They have produced an array of distinguished and informative books, hundreds of folders, and many fine audiovisual programs used in the parks, and in homes and schools. They have purchased key tracts of land needed in parks, provided funds for park libraries, supported new and innovative interpretive programs, and much more.

For more information, please visit www.easternnational.org.

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Eastern National supports Weir Farm NHS & the National Park Service as a whole!

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.