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


    Cordial Affection Event – Webb Deane Stevens Museum ~ free event but tickets required

    December 3, 2023 – Members are cordially invited for an afternoon of wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a tour of the beautifully decorated for Christmas Webb and Stevens hourses in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Also and notably, this event takes place one day before the anniversary of General Washington’s silent toast at Fraunces Tavern on December 4, 1784, so we will honor that occasion.



    Standing Committee Meeting

    February 24, 2024 – Committee members, save the date!  We will meet via Zoom. Details 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 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.

    To guarantee a place(s) before the event is opened to all members outside of the Connecticut Society, register and remit your non-refundable deposit before November 30, 2023, here:

    The Connecticut Member Early Reservation period has ended. 

    Open registration for Connecticut members, and other constituent society members, will begin January 1, 2024.

    Connecticut Society Anderson House Weekend Registration LINK 

    Connecticut Society Annual Meeting

    June 22, 2024 – Save the date!  We will meet in Hartford.  Details will be shared as this event is planned and finalized.

    Joint Cordial Affection Weekend With The Georgia Society Event In Planning

    October 11 & 12, 2024 – Savannah, GA – The Connecticut Society is currently in talks with our Cincinnati brethren in Georgia Society.  They have graciously extended an invite to our members to join them for a weekend of events (mostly fun!).  Please fill out the survey that was emailed by Secretary Hart no later than 12/15/2023.  Depending on the number of interested members, we will determine whether we will pursue this further.

    You may also fill out the survey via this link:  Survey LINK



    Triennial (co-hosted by Le Société des Cincinnati de France & The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia)

    May 7 – 11, 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.