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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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Open on Sunday, May 28 for Memorial Day

     The Old Tolland County Court House Museum and the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum will be open at noon on Sunday, May 28, before the 1 p.m. start of Tolland’s Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony.     … Continue reading

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Native American and Colonial Encampment

The Daniel Benton Homestead at 154 Metcalf Road in Tolland is hosting a Native American and Colonial Encampment on Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Historical Society volunteer Perne Maynard took these photos of the first day … Continue reading

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Tolland Green Day 2017

May 11, 2017 marked the annual Tolland Green Day, a beloved local tradition that is the culmination of a partnership between Tolland Public Schools and the Tolland Historical Society. Third graders from Tolland Intermediate School spent the day learning all … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Coverage of the 51st Annual Tolland Antiques Show

  For complete coverage and many photos of the 51st Annual Tolland Antiques Show, visit this story in Antiques and the Arts Weekly: https://www.antiquesandthearts.com/tolland-antiques-show-americana-pickers-paradise/

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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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