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Darien 2020 Bicentennial Committee                                                     

Witness Darien’s history come to life!
Heritage Day Saturday, October 23 / Rain Date: Sunday, October 24 
10:30 – 1:30 - Museum of Darien and the First Congregational Church of Darien
2:30 – 4:30 - The Mather Homestead
Witness recreations of the Tory raids on the Middlesex Meetinghouse and the Mather farm.
Featuring the 5th Connecticut Regiment
Visit with 18th century crafters and reenactors.


The mission of the Darien 2020 Bicentennial Committee, a Subcommittee of the Monuments & Ceremonies Commission, is to plan and organize events and projects that celebrate Darien’s unique heritage, honor the Town’s forefathers and educate the community about Darien’s history. Furthermore, the committee is charged with informing the community about these events and projects and raising the necessary funds to support them.

2020 Bicentennial Logo 

This logo, designed by Darien High School students Charlie Callery, Will Henry Harmon and Kelly Niederreither is the creative property of the Town of Darien, CT and may not be used without permission, except by official sponsors or non-profit partners of the 2020 celebration.


For any information or to participate, volunteer or donate email-  info.darien2020@gmail.com 
or call (203)-656-7338.

Listing files in 'Documents'

To watch a video of the Opening Ceremony held on January 10, 2020 click  HERE

2020 Committee Members


Darien 2020 Bicentennial Committee

Alan J. Miller, Chairman
Robert J. Pascal, Co-Vice Chairman
Maggie McIntire, Co-Vice Chairman
Jami Gore, Secretary (Ex Officio)   
Libby Stowell, Treasurer
Susan Marks, Bicentennial Coordinator                         
Sarah Lexow Keena
Kate Larson
Caroline Mandler Lopez   
Claire Hunter
Mia Mitchell-Cortellessi
Laurie Orem
Sarah Woodberry
Dave Miller

Ex Officio Members:
Jayme Stevenson, First Selectman
Marian Castell, Town Historian                                   Kiera Parrot – Darien Library
Jim Long, M and C Commissioner                                 Dave Polett, Former Chairman, M and C Commission
Ken Reiss, Darien Historical Society Historian               Terry Gaffney, Chairman, M and C Commission