Last updated: 9/13/2017
Ivoryton, Connecticut
Street Address
62 N. Main St
Ivoryton, CT 06442
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 277
Ivoryton, CT 06442
Admissions
Admission to the Museum of Fife & Drum is free, however the following donation suggestions have been published: Adults $5, Youth (12-17) $3, Seniors (60+) $3, Children under 12 Free. The Museum of Fife & Drum is sponsored by the international service organization, The Company of Fifers & Drummers, Inc., which also maintains a library of field music and administrative offices adjacent to the museum proper.
Free. Donations Accepted.
Museum Type(s)
Services
Online Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Staff
Kevin Brown, President
Mark Logsdon, 1st Vice President
Scott Mitchell, 2nd Vice President
Description

Museum

The Museum of Fife and Drum is home to one the most unique collections of fife and drum artifacts in the world; it is a visual and musical history of America on parade, from the Revolutionary War to the present. Theme displays feature drums, fifes, military swords, music, uniforms, medals, awards and photographs.

Mission

Mission

The Company of Fifers & Drummers seeks to: Perpetuate the American Heritage of fife and drum music; Encourage the development of young fifers and drummers; Develop a broader understanding for the great variety of musical persuasions within the framework of fife and drum; Establish a permanent Archives and Museum to chronicle the development of fife and drum; Identify, collect, and preserve historical artifacts and music related to fifes and drums and their use

History

History

The Company of Fifers & Drummers was established in 1965, to perpetuate the historical significance and folk traditions of fife and drum music and to foster the spirit of fellowship among fifers and drummers everywhere. The Organization was incorporated in the State of Connecticut as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on July 29, 1967.

Facilities

Auditoriums

Lecture Halls

Performance Areas

Governance

Governance

The Company of Fifers & Drummers is governed by a Board of Directors, which is also called the Executive Committee and is made up of 5 Administrative Officers, with specific responsibilities for running the Company, and 10 Executive Officers. The Administrative Officers have the roles of President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Together, the Administrative Officers are known as the Administrative Committee. The responsibility of the Executive Committee is to oversee the Company’s activities and to carry out the mission of the Company. Company meetings are held quarterly at the Company of Fifers and Drummers HQ and Museum in Ivoryton, CT.

Library

Access: Members

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

Mailing List

The Company of Fifers & Drummers publishes a quarterly email newsletter. Subscribe at http://companyoffifeanddrum.us13.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=eb67bce96a3a1ddb0e85ed182&id=b0627f741c

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Special Events

The Company of Fifers & Drummers Museum and Headquarters is available to rent for your special event.

Online Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

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