Tour herb gardens at Historical Society July 30

The Milford Historical Society’s three houses at 34 High Street are open every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., but on July 30 at 2:30 p.m. there will be an added tour of the herb gardens that are cared for by the society’s Herbcrafter’s group.

The cost for docent-led tours of all the houses and the herb garden is $5 for adults, free for children.

For general information about the society or to join, visit or visit An annual membership is $5 for students, individuals $20 and families $40. Membership applications can also be mailed by writing to P.O. Box 337, Milford, 06460.

Special events are also scheduled at the society during the Oyster Festival, Aug. 30. Visitors can have photos taken in stocks from noon to 3 p.m.; from noon to 1 p.m. there will be colonial games for children and a quill pen writing workshop from 1 to 2 p.m. As usual, the three houses will be open 1 to 4 p.m.