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Tolland Historical Society holds slogan contest for Tolland residents

     In 2020, the Tolland Historical Society is undertaking a major fundraising drive to restore the bell tower on the 1822 Old Tolland County Court House Museum, and it’s asking for help from Tolland residents of all ages.   … Continue reading

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Big Y Donates $1,500 to the Tolland Historical Society

     The Tolland Historical Society is grateful to Big Y Foods, Inc. for its donation of $1,500 to the society from the proceeds of its Paul & Gerald D’Amour Memorial Charity Golf Outing.      Members of the society … Continue reading

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History Explorers Program in July was a Success!

In its second year, the Tolland Historical Society’s History Explorers program, held during a hot week in July, was a success as eight local girls learned about leisure activities of the 1800s at the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum. … 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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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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