Author Archives: Kate Farrish

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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Two Worlds Meet — Native American and Colonial Encampment

Daniel Benton Homestead Museum 154 Metcalf Road, Tolland Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. The Benton Homestead will welcome Native American and English … 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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Tolland Antiques Show Video

To see an entertaining video from the 52nd Annual Tolland Antiques Show, produced by Historical Society board member Perne R. Maynard, follow this link: http://community.prmemories.com/52nd-antiques-show.html

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Scenes from the 52nd Annual Tolland Antiques Show

Perne R. Maynard, the Society’s Media Chairman, shared these terrific photos from our latest, successful antiques show, which was held March 4 in Tolland.     See photos from Perne on the Antiques Show page    

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Directions to the 52nd annual Tolland Antiques Show on Sunday, March 4

Some people have been calling asking how to get to the Tolland Middle School at 1 Falcon Way in Tolland for Sunday’s show. Here you go: From Boston, take I-84 West to exit 68. Turn right off the exit and … Continue reading

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The 52nd Annual Tolland Antiques Show is Set for March 4!

     Antique lovers: make plans to com on out March 4 to the 52nd annual Tolland Antiques show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tolland Middle School.      The show will feature more than 50 dealers from throughout … Continue reading

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Museum Interns Featured on “Better Connecticut” Oct. 31

Thank you to Kara Sundlun from WFSB’s “Better Connecticut” show for featuring Tolland Historical Society President Kathy Bach and our middle and high school interns on her show. Here’s a link to the video: http://www.wfsb.com/clip/13866103/meet-students-who-run-a-county-jail-and-museum  

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World War I Talk, Continued

  Carl Stidsen of the New England Air Museum will give the second half of his World War I talk, on the War at Sea, on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. at the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum … Continue reading

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Portraits in Silhouette Fundraiser Nov. 12

Silhouette artist Marcella Comerford will provide beautiful, hand-cut silhouettes on Sunday, Nov. 12 for a one-of-kind gift just in time for the holidays. The Tolland Historical Society is now accepting appointments for this fundraiser, with a portion of the proceeds … Continue reading

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