Tolland County Historical Society

Find Tolland County Connecticut historical societies. Historical societies provide information on the history and culture of a specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs.


Andover Connecticut Historical Society 3 Hebron Road Andover CT 06232 860-742-8001


Bolton Connecticut Historical Society 25 Hebron Road Bolton CT 06043

Columbia Connecticut Historical Society 486 Connecticut 66 Columbia CT 06237 860-228-9385

Mansfield Connecticut Historical Society 954 Storrs Road Mansfield CT 06268 860-429-6575

Stafford Historical Society 5 Spring Street Stafford CT 06076 860-684-7978

Tolland Historical Society 52 Tolland Green Tolland CT 06084 860-870-9599

Tolland Jail Museum & Historical Society 52 Tolland Avenue Stafford CT 06076 860-870-9599

Vernon Connecticut Historical Society 734 Hartford Turnpike Vernon CT 06066 860-875-4326

About Historical Societies

What is the National Register of Historic Places?

The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. The National Park Service manages the program.

Can a historical society tell me how much a historic item is worth?

In most cases, a Historical Society cannot provide monetary appraisals, but they can provide insight into why an item has historic value. They may also provide the names of reputable appraisers in the area.

What kinds of documents do I need to research my ancestors' history?

The local Historical Society or library may have a variety of documents and records that can help you to research your ancestors. Ship registries, immigrations files, birth and death certificates, church registries, and civil and military records can all be extremely helpful in this kind of research.