Author Archives: Kate Farrish

Portraits in Silhouette

     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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Internship Open House May 20

     The Tolland Historical Society is once again sponsoring an internship for students in grades 7 through 12 this summer at the Old Tolland County Courthouse and the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum.      Interested students are … Continue reading

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Thank You for Supporting the 51st Annual Tolland Antiques Show

     The Tolland Historical Society would like to thank our 60 dealers and our hard-working volunteers for putting on another successful Tolland Antiques Show on April 23.      We couldn’t have asked for a better crew of dealers … Continue reading

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You’re invited to the Tolland Historical Society’s 50th Anniversary Masquerade Ball on Saturday, June 3

     The Tolland Historical Society is inviting members of the public to buy tickets for “Arlyne’s Gold,” its 50th Anniversary Masquerade Ball, on Saturday, June 3 at 6 p.m.      The celebration honors the late Arlyne Garrity, the first … Continue reading

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Dealers announced for the 51st Annual Tolland Antiques Show on April 23

     People have been asking which dealers will be included in the 51st Annual Tolland Antiques Show on April 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tolland Middle School at 1 Falcon Way in Tolland.      Well, … Continue reading

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Tickets on Sale for Arlyne’s Gold

     The Tolland Historical Society is inviting members of the public to buy tickets for “Arlyne’s Gold,” its 50th Anniversary Masquerade Ball, on Saturday, June 3 at 6 p.m.      The celebration honors the late Arlyne Garrity, the … Continue reading

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Tolland Antiques Show Scheduled for April 23

Save the date: The Tolland Historical Society will hold its popular Tolland Antiques Show on Sunday, April 23. As the Society continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, it is pleased to host the show, which features 65 dealers … Continue reading

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Historical Society’s 50th Anniversary Fundraising Drive Continues

The Tolland Historical Society has raised $5,570 to date in its fundraising drive that coincides with this year’s 50th anniversary celebration. The donations include a generous $3,000 gift from David Garrity, in honor of his parents, the late Harold Garrity … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat at the Jail Museum!

Ghouls and goblins of all ages are invited to trick or treat at the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum on Halloween. The museum on the historic Tolland green will be open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, … Continue reading

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Thanks for a great 2016. We’re planning for another terrific year in 2017!

Our museums have closed for the season in October 2016, but the Historical Society members are busy planning for 2017. We are continuing to accept tax-deductible donations to support the maintenance of our three beloved museums: the Daniel Benton Homestead, … Continue reading

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