The Society Of the Cincinnati in The State of Connecticut

The Capture of the Hessians at Trenton, December 26, 1776-1828. Left: Jonathan Trumbull Jr. (1740-1809) - Speaker of the Us House of Representatives. Right: Jonathan Trumbull Sr. (1710-1785) - Governor of Connecticut
The Battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17, 1775. Right: William Hull (1753-1825) - Lieutenant-Colonel in the Continental Army
The Resignation of General Washington, December 23, 1783. Left: Thomas Y. Seymour (1757-1811) - Lieutenant in the 2nd Continental Regiment of the Dragoons
The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, January 1777
  • "I shall make it the most agreeable part of my duty to study merit, and reward the brave and deserving."

    "Remember that it is the actions, and not the commission, that make the officer, and that there is more expected from him, than the title."

    Address to the Officers of the Virginia Regiment, Jan. 8, 1756
  • Upcoming Events


    Standing Committee Meeting

    February 24, 2024 – Standing Committee members, save the date!  We will meet via Zoom. Details and agenda will be shared as this event is planned and finalized.

    Connecticut Society Weekend at Anderson House

    April 5 & 6, 2024 – The Connecticut Society will meet at Anderson House in Washington, DC.  The Standing Committee will meet on Friday afternoon and a cocktail reception will be held on Friday evening.  A Membership meeting will be held on Saturday morning.  Additionally, an optional afternoon tour of the Dumbarton House or Gold Leaf Studio will take place on Saturday afternoon.  Capping off the weekend festivities, a white-tie dinner with a guest speaker, and dancing with live music provided by the SRO Orchestra will occur on Saturday evening.

    Open registration for Connecticut members, and other constituent society members, has started – deadline to register & pay is March 15, 2024

    Connecticut Society Anderson House Weekend Registration

    Connecticut Society Annual Meeting

    June 21 & 22, 2024 – Save the dates!  Friday night cordial affection event at the Mark Twain House (tentatively) and membership meeting in the Senate Chambers of the Connecticut State Capitol building with lunch at the Hartford Golf Club on Saturday.  Additional details will be shared as the weekend events are finalized.

    Lafayette Commemoration

    September 2024 – Commemoration of Lafayette’s Farewell Bicentennial.  The event will take place at the Webb~Deanne~Stevens Museum in Wethersfield, Connecticut.  More details will be shared as the event is planned.

    Joint Cordial Affection Weekend With The Georgia Society

    Event In Planning

    October 11, 12 & 13, 2024 – Savannah, GA – The Connecticut Society is currently in discussions with our Cincinnati brethren of the Georgia Society.  They have most graciously extended an invite to our members and guests to join them for a weekend of events (ALL fun!).  A survey was previously distributed by the Cordial Affection Chairman and the response was great!  Here’s a tentative listing of the program:

    • -Friday evening, 10/11 at the Harper Fowlkes House:  “Powerful Punch Party”  featuring three different punches from the 18th century.  Also a speaker.
    • -Saturday, 10/12 GA Society meeting in the morning followed by a luncheon.  Optional pheasant hunt with prizes at the Bethesda reserve in the afternoon.  A wild game feast in the evening at the Bethesda Pavillion with dinner, drinks, and a live band
    • -Sunday, 10/13 – Oyster Roast on the Harper Fowlkes House property beginning at 11AM

    Cost for Connecticut Society members and guests – TBD, as we will be seeking sponsors.  Check back often!


    Paris Triennial

    Co-hosted by Le Société des Cincinnati de France &

    The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia

    May 8 – 10, 2025 – Paris, France.  Early indications are that there will be extremely limited availability for non-delegates to register and attend.  More details will follow later in 2024.