Hyland House

Image by artist Michael Crampton

Please enjoy our virtual Holiday Fundraiser on Friday December 11, 2020 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM EST. Click below to purchase a ticket:

Hyland House – Home for the Holidays



The Hyland House is an historic house museum, named for George Hyland, the settler who purchased the land on which it stands in 1657.

The two-story saltbox structure was built circa 1713 by Hyland’s son-in-law Isaac Parmelee. The National Registry of Historic Places describes it as a “landmark building in the history of domestic architecture.”  The homestead inhabitants included Ebeneezer Parmelee, a master clockmaker, and Candace, an enslaved woman for whom Guilford’s first Witness Stone was placed in the museum’s front walkway.

The house opened as a non-profit museum in 1918.  For more than a century, the Hyland House has been sharing Guilford’s rich colonial history through tours, events, hands-on programs, classes and research.

For more information on admission, events, membership and volunteering, please email us at info@hylandhouse.org

We’d love to have you join us!

The Hyland House Museum Board of Directors