Museums
Avon, Connecticut
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Currently the Society's projects include full restoration of the Derrin House on West Avon Road, proper storage of many artifacts in the Living Museum and Pine Grove Schoolhouse, answering local history questions, giving referrals to those who seek "experts" to help with their historic home or genealogy questions, publishing a newsletter and planning fundraising events.
Canton, Connecticut
Historical Society
West Hartford, Connecticut
Children's, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
Through hands-on, minds-open, fun experiences, The Children?s Museum engages the wonder and discovery of children and supports families as first teachers. The Museum offers free parking and is within walking distance of the many fine restaurants and shops of West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square. With its iconic mascot Conny, a 60 ft.
Farmington, Connecticut
Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
If you would like to learn more about the society, become a member or volunteer, please contact us. Volunteers are needed to help with hospitality, lead walking tours of the Freedom Trail, work as docents at the Old Stone Schoolhouse, plan events and programs, research and write articles for our newsletter, raise funds, write grants, and tend the cottage garden at the society's headquarters.
West Hartford, Connecticut
Art
Farmington, Connecticut
Art
Avon, Connecticut
West Hartford, Connecticut
Historic House
Simsbury, Connecticut
History, Historic House
The "Entertainment of Strangers" uses period rooms and interactive exhibition galleries to interpret the use of the historic Capt. Elisha Phelps house as an inn from 1786 to 1849. Three successive generations of the Phelps tavernkeepers are chronicled along with the social history of taverns in New England.
Bloomfield, Connecticut
History
West Hartford, Connecticut
Historic House
Simsbury, Connecticut
History, Library
The mission of the Simsbury Historical Society is to promote an appreciation of the history of Simsbury, its people, places, and events, and their importance to the region and our country. TheSociety collects, preserves, and interprets significant historical resources for Simsburyresidents and visitors so that the past may enrich the future.
Farmington, Connecticut
Historic House
Avon, Connecticut
Science
Bloomfield, Connecticut
Historical Society
Local historical society. Museum/library and 200-year-old school.