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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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Trick or Treating at the Jail Museum on Halloween

The Old County Jail and Museum will be open for trick or treating on Halloween from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come visit our spooky setting.

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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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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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