Tolland Green Photo Exhibit Back by Popular Demand

A Stroll Down Tolland Green…Then and Now

A photo exhibit showing many of the buildings on the Tolland Green was so popular last fall that the Tolland Historical Society has brought it back for this summer!
The exhibit runs Sundays this summer, except for July 1 and 8 and Sept. 2, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old Tolland County Court House Museum at 53 Tolland Green.
There are more than 50 homes on the Tolland Green that are on the National Register of Historic Places, including some that are over 250 years old.
The courtroom walls have come alive with pictures of buildings on the Green from the 1700s and 1800s, compared to the present day.
Visitors will see how the Green has evolved and yet stayed the same. Come learn about the history of the houses, the families that lived there, the shops, taverns and other businesses in the town center.
Admission is free, but donations are always welcomed.

A tavern at 59 Tolland Green that burned down in 1896

 

Open Sunday Afternoons

     The Tolland Historical Society’s three museums are now open on Sunday afternoons through September from 1 to 4 p.m. except for July 1 and 8 for Independence Day and Sept. 2 for Labor Day.
     The new Tolland Military Museum, which is located behind the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum, is also open the same Sundays, with the same hours, through September.
     Admission is free to all of the museums, but donations are always welcome.

 

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