Address
52 Tolland Green
Tolland, CT 06084
phone: 860-870-9599
e-mail: old52jail@yahoo.com
web: www.tollandhistorical.org
Hours
The Board of Directors holds a monthly business meeting on the last Monday of most months at 7:00 p.m. at the Jail Museum. Members and the public are welcome. Please check in advance to be sure a meeting is scheduled by calling the Society's offices or one of the members listed above.
Staff
Kathy Bach, Museum Director
David White, President

Description

THREE MUSEUMS AND MUCH MORE: OUR MISSION is the aim of the Society to promote community awareness of local history.

DANIEL BENTON HOMESTEAD: Built in 1720 and occupied by the Benton family for 212 years, this is the earliest house museum in TollandCounty.

OLD TOLLAND COUNTY JAIL AND MUSEUM: The oldest cellblock dates from 1856, jailer's home from 1893. Thousand of items used in Tolland homes, farms and businesses.

OLD TOLLAND COUNTY COURTHOUSE: Beautiful 1822 courthouse in a transitional Colonial to Federal style with original Palladian window. Courtroom restored to 19th Century appearance. Exhibits.