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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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Museums Closed on July 1, 8

The Tolland Historical Society’s museums will be closed Sunday, July 1 and Sunday, July 8 to observe Independence Day. The museums – the Daniel Benton Homestead, the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum and the Old Tolland County Court House … 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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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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