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Major Quilt Show Scheduled for Sept. 28 & 29 at the Court House Museum

The Tolland Historical Society will hold a major quilt show on Sept. 28 and Sept. 29 at the Old Tolland County Court House Museum at 53 Tolland Green. The show will feature antique and new quilts from area museums, the … Continue reading

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Historical Society Intern Orientation Session Set for June 8

     For the past decade, the Tolland Historical Society has been training 7th through 12th graders on all aspects of how museums run.      Through this successful internship program, students learn how to research and set up exhibits, accession artifacts … Continue reading

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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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Two Worlds Meet — Native American and Colonial Encampment on Nov. 3

Daniel Benton Homestead Museum 154 Metcalf Road, Tolland Saturday, Nov. 3, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. The Benton Homestead will welcome Native American and English colonial reenactors who portray life in 17th century … 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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