History, Historic House
'The Root House was built 1845 at the corner of Church and Lemon Streets by Hannah and William Root, early settlers of Marietta. Mr. Root was one of Marietta's earliest merchants and its first druggist. He was the first merchant to receive a shipment of goods on the Western and Atlantic Railroad.
Historic House, Historical Society
The Society was founded in 1959 to preserve Rowayton's vibrant history by maintaining and exhibiting its archives, memorabilia and artwork. Membership and public meetings are held regularly during the year at the Seeley-Dibble-Pinkney house including special programs and speakers. Historic walking tours of Rowayton village are given annually. Displays and exhibits, addressing the history of our region are open to the public.