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Tolland, Connecticut
Historic House
Bolton, Connecticut
Historical Society
East Windsor, Connecticut
Specialized
East Windsor, Connecticut
Specialized
Coventry, Connecticut
Historical Society
The Society continues to participate in local history studies with the Coventry schools. The Society recognizes the need to teach children to understand the importance of preserving history. As they grow older, we hope they will continue to be active participants in the preservation of our history.
Manchester, Connecticut
Specialized
Tolland, Connecticut
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The first Daniel Benton built this house in 1720; The oldest house remaining in Tolland, it was occupied by members of his family until 1932. It is the oldest house museum open to the public in Tolland County.
East Windsor, Connecticut
History, Historic House, Historical Society
Ellington, Connecticut
Historical Society
Enfield, Connecticut
Historical Society
Tolland, Connecticut
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Begun in the 1700s as a colonial inn, this house was enlarged and embellished in the 1880s in the Victorian style. The carriage house, three-story tower, and gingerbread trim were added, and the simple colonial exterior took on the ornate three-color dress seen today.
Manchester, Connecticut
Children's
Manchester, Connecticut
Historical Society
Storrs, Connecticut
Historical Society
Enfield, Connecticut
Historic House
Coventry, Connecticut
General, History, Historic House
The Nathan Hale Homestead was the home of the family of State Hero, Nathan Hale. Constructed in 1776, the current house is the second dwelling built on the property. Nathan’s father, Richard Hale, was a prosperous livestock farmer and built the house for his large family. Ardent patriots, six of Richard’s eight sons served in the patriot army. One son, Capt.
Stafford Springs, Connecticut
History
Ellington, Connecticut
Cemetery, Historic House
Nellie McKnight left her home and all it's contents to the Ellington Historical Society to use as a museum. The museum is open during the Fair on the Green, at Winterfest, and during other special events.
Tolland, Connecticut
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
An architecturally beautiful 1822 courthouse with the upstairs courtroom restored and ready for court to convene. Exhibits related to the courts in Tolland County and other county institutions.
Tolland, Connecticut
History
A stone jail build in 1856 and operated until 1968. The attached 1893 jailer's home displays furniture and collections depicting Tolland life and work in late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Coventry, Connecticut
History, Historic House
'The Root House was built 1845 at the corner of Church and Lemon Streets by Hannah and William Root, early settlers of Marietta. Mr. Root was one of Marietta's earliest merchants and its first druggist. He was the first merchant to receive a shipment of goods on the Western and Atlantic Railroad.
Somers, Connecticut
History
South Windsor, Connecticut
Historical Society
Coventry, Connecticut
Stafford, Connecticut
Historical Society
Coventry, Connecticut
History, Historic House
The Strong-Porter House; the early 18th Century farmhouse of Nathan Hale's maternal ancestors. This museum, with its various outbuildings, features exhibits on local history
Coventry, Connecticut
History, Historic House
Often called the Parsonage House, this was the home of Joseph Huntington, the noted scholar who graduated from Yale College.
Tolland, Connecticut
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
THREE MUSEUMS AND MUCH MORE: OUR MISSION is the aim of the Society to promote community awareness of local history.
Vernon, Connecticut
Historical Society