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  Connecticut

  Farmington

  Hill-Stead Museum

  35 Mountain Road

  Farmington CT  06032    

  Phone  860 677-4787

  Web Site  http://www.hillstead.org/

  E-mail  mailto:hillstead@hillstead.org

  Description  furnishings and art collected by a wealthy family in the early 1900's, set on 152 acres, sunken garden

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Era  1900

  New or Updated:    8/13/2005


Litchfield
Litchfield Historical Society Inc
7 South Street
Litchfield CT 06759
Phone 860 567-4501
Web Site http://www.litchfieldct.com/twn/lhistsoc.html
Description museum features early American paintings, furniture, local history, also maintains Tapping Reeve House & Law School, which graduated over 130 members of Congress
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type School
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
Collection N-Z Painting
Era 1774
Last changed: 02/25/2003

Connecticut
Torrington
Torrington Historical Society
192 Main Street
Torrington CT 06790
Phone 860 482-8260
Web Site http://www.torringtonct.org/Public_Documents/TorringtonCT_Places/historical
Description complex includes Hotchkiss-Fyler House, museum, library buildings, working machine shop exhibit
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
Collection N-Z Machinery
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 04/02/2003
 

  Wethersfield

  Webb Deane Stevens Museum

  211 Main Street

  Wethersfield  CT   06109    

  Phone 860 571-8636

  Web   http://www.webb-deane-stevens.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@webb-deane-stevens.org

  Description  three house museums at one location

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection  Silver

  New or Updated                           2/8/2006

DC
Washington
Daughters of the American Revolution Museum
1776 D Street NW
Washington DC
Phone
202 628-1776
Alt Phone 202 879-3241
Web Site http://www.dar.org/museum/default.html
E-mail mailto:museum@dar.org
Description 33 period rooms and two  rotating exhibit galleries
Type of Resource Museum
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
Collection G-M Glass
Collection N-Z Quilts
Research/Reading Library
Era 19th

Washington
Hillwood Museum and Gardens
4155 Linnean Avenue NW
Washington DC 20008
Phone 202 686-8500
Web Site
www.hillwoodmuseum.org
Description home of Marjorie Merriweather Post, Faberge jewlery & eggs, Russian Imperial decorative art, French furniture
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Collection A-F Decorative Art
Collection N-Z Porcelain

  Delaware

  Dover

  Sewell C Biggs Museum of American Art

  406 Federal Street

  Dover DE   19901    

  Phone 302 674-2111

  Alt Phone  302 674-5133

  Web Site www.biggsmuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:biggs@delaware.net

  Description  American art collection spanning 200 years, 14 galleries

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  New or Updated:  12/9/2006
 

  DE

  New Castle

  Old Library Museum

  40 E Third St

  New Castle  DE  19720    

  Phone  302 322-2794

  Web Site  http://www.newcastlehistory.org/houses/library.html

  Alt Web  http://www.newcastlecity.org/visitors/bldgs.html - Library%20Museum

  Description  located in 1892 Victorian building, houses changing exhibits

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type Library

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  New or Updated:  1/17/2007

 


  Wilmington

  Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

  Route 52

  Wilmington DE  19735    

  Phone   302 888-4600

  Web Site www.winterthur.org

  Toll Free 600 448-3883

  E-mail    mailto:tourinfo@winterthur.org

  Description  Henry Francis DuPont mansion, 60 acre garden

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z   Paintings

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  8/13/2006

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