Author Archives: Kate Farrish

Big Y Foods, Inc. Makes Generous Donation to Historical Society

The Tolland Historical Society is pleased to announce that Big Y Foods, Inc. has donated $1,500 to us from the proceeds of its Paul & Gerald D’Amour Memorial Charity Golf Outing. Thank you very much, Big Y, for your generosity! … Continue reading

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Thank you for another great antiques show!

Despite the sloppy weather on Sunday, March 10, antiques lovers from across New England turned out to make the 53rd Annual Tolland Antiques show a success. The many customers joined our dealers who traveled from New York, Pennsylvania and Maine … Continue reading

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Join us for the 53rd annual Tolland Antiques Show on March 10!

     Calling all antiques lovers: be sure to join us Sunday, March 10 for the Tolland Historical Society’s largest annual fundraiser – the 53rd annual Tolland Antiques Show!      The show will be held from 9 a.m. to … Continue reading

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First Tolland History Camp is a Success!

Six girls from Tolland have learned all about life in the 1800s while attending the Tolland Historical Society’s first Tolland History Camp the week of July 23. The camp, lead by instructor Talie Lyon, 15, and Society President and Museum … Continue reading

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Society is raising funds for two museum projects

The Tolland Historical Society is asking for the community’s help in supporting two important projects at our museums. First, the cupola on the 1822 Old Tolland County Court House Museum is going to need extensive repairs. The building is safe … Continue reading

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You’re invited to the Tolland Historical Society’s Annual Meeting

     Anyone interested in learning more about the Tolland Historical Society is invited to its annual meeting on Sunday, June 24 at the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum at 52 Tolland Green.      The event begins with … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Two important announcements for May 18 and 19

Parking for Prom Photos on the Green Prom goers are invited by the Tolland Historical Society to use the parking lots behind the Jail and Court House Museums when taking prom photos on the Tolland Green this Friday, May 18, … Continue reading

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Native American and Colonial Encampment Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 17th Century encampment planned for May 19 and 20 has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for this summer, and the Tolland Historical Society will post a new date when it has been set. We … Continue reading

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New Tolland Military Museum to Open on May 27

The Tolland Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of a new museum at 749 Tolland Stage Road, adding to the cultural vitality of the Tolland Green neighborhood.  The Tolland Military Museum will include the extensive private collection of … Continue reading

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