The society is dedicated to the preservation of the historical heritage of Redding, CT.
Founded in 1997, some of its activities and achievements have included:
â— Preservation of Redding Green â€“ received grant from National Trust for Historic Preservation
â— Sponsored scenic road designations throughout town.
â— Co-sponsored â€œResource Day for Historic Property Owners (January 21, 2007)
â— With Town of Redding, established Historic Easement Program for property owners. (see below)
â—Supported 180-Day Demolition Delay ordinance â€“ adapted the 26 page CT Trust model to Redding including the formation of a â€“ Historic Review Committee
â—Support reasonable cell tower applications (modest height) and oppose unnecessary commercial towers.
â—Support Georgetown â€“ Gilbert & Bennett â€“ Project
â—Preservation of Charles Ives House with the Charles Ives Society