Former first selectman and Wilton historian Bob Russell will lead a free walking tour of the Wilton Historical Society’s preserved buildings at Lambert Corner on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 11. The the hour-long tour includes Lambert House, formerly known as “Lilacstead,” which was built on the site c.1726, and eight other buildings moved there in order to preserve them.
They are the Lambert Cottage, Kent District School, Hurlbutt Street Country Store and Post Office, Wilton Railroad Station, Davenport Barn, Cannon Family General Store, 18th-century Cannon Family Corn Crib and the popular George Davenport Greek Revival Privy. he entire site comprises Wilton’s Historic District #1. The group will set out from the porch of the Historical Christmas Barn. All are welcome.