Author Archives: Kate Farrish

Author Charles Monagan to speak Sept. 17 about his book, “Connecticut Icons”

     The Tolland Historical Society will host a free talk Sunday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. by author Charles Monagan about his recently re-released book “Connecticut Icons: Classic Symbols of the Nutmeg State.”      The talk will take … Continue reading

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Learn how to make ice cream the old-fashioned way Aug. 27

The public is invited to come learn how to make ice cream the old-fashioned way on Sunday, Aug. 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum at 52 Tolland Green in Tolland. The … Continue reading

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Check out this video by Society Secretary Kate Farrish about the Historical Society’s internship program

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A Stroll Down Tolland Green…Then and Now

The Old Tolland County Court House Museum will be holding a photo exhibit of the homes in the Tolland Historic District on Sept. 10, 17 and 24.  There are more than 50 homes on the Tolland Green that are on the National Register of … Continue reading

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Get to Know the Tolland Historical Society

     The public is invited to the annual meeting of the Tolland Historical Society and a free tour of the Daniel Benton Homestead on June 19 at 7 p.m.      Society members and anyone who would like to … Continue reading

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Portraits in Silhouettes Fundraiser Set for June 24

    Parents and grandparents can preserve a memory with a hand-cut silhouette of their children and grandchildren on Saturday, June 24 when Silhouette artist Jean Comerford will be on hand at the Old Tolland Court House Museum.     … Continue reading

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Open on Sunday, May 28 for Memorial Day

     The Old Tolland County Court House Museum and the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum will be open at noon on Sunday, May 28, before the 1 p.m. start of Tolland’s Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony.     … Continue reading

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Native American and Colonial Encampment

The Daniel Benton Homestead at 154 Metcalf Road in Tolland is hosting a Native American and Colonial Encampment on Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Historical Society volunteer Perne Maynard took these photos of the first day … Continue reading

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Tolland Green Day 2017

May 11, 2017 marked the annual Tolland Green Day, a beloved local tradition that is the culmination of a partnership between Tolland Public Schools and the Tolland Historical Society. Third graders from Tolland Intermediate School spent the day learning all … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Coverage of the 51st Annual Tolland Antiques Show

  For complete coverage and many photos of the 51st Annual Tolland Antiques Show, visit this story in Antiques and the Arts Weekly: https://www.antiquesandthearts.com/tolland-antiques-show-americana-pickers-paradise/

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