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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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“Where Two Worlds Meet” Cancelled Due to Forecast of Inclement Weather

       The Tolland Historical Society’s popular, family-friendly annual event, “Where Two Worlds Meet,” scheduled for May 4 and 5, has been cancelled due to the forecast of inclement weather.      It will be rescheduled, but no new … 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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17th Century Weekend Postponed

The Tolland Historical Society is sorry to announce that the 17th Century weekend planned at the Daniel Benton Homestead for Saturday, Nov. 3 has been postponed due the rainy weather that has been forecast. It will be rescheduled for next … Continue reading

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Trick or Treaters Welcome at Old Tolland County Jail on Halloween

The Old Tolland County Jail and Museum will be open for trick or treaters on Halloween night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Stop by and see us at 52 Tolland Green in Tolland and show off your costumes.

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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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Popular Silhouette Fundraiser Returns Nov. 11

     Appointments can be made now for a sitting with silhouette artist Marcella Comerford on Appointments can be made now for a sitting with silhouette artist Marcella Comerford on Sunday, Nov. 11 at an event that will benefit the Tolland … 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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