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Connecticut
Clinton
Stanton House
63 East Main Street
Clinton CT 06413
Phone
203 669-2132
Web Site http://209.150.7.14/pictures/dispcl.cfm?PictureID=46
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Furniture
Collection G-M Glass
Era  1789
 

  CT

  Farmington

  Stanley-Whitman House

  37 High Street

  Farmington          CT           06032    

  Phone   860 677-9222

  Web Site  http://www.stanleywhitman.org/

  E-mail  mailto:information@stanleywhitman.org

  Description  rooms furnished with 18th century artifacts, cooking, spinning, weaving, other activities demonstrated

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  1720

  New or Updated:           11/21/2005

 

 

 

  Connecticut

  Hartford

  Connecticut Historical Society

  One Elizabeth Street

  Hartford            CT           06105    

  Phone   860 236-5621

  Web Site  www.chs.org

  E-mail  mailto:ask_us@chs.org

  Description  Connecticut history in all aspects

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Prints

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             7/28/2005
 

  Hartford

  Wadsworth Athenaeum

  600 Main Street

  Hartford  CT   06103    

  Phone   860 278-2670

  Web Site  www.wadsworthatheneum.org

  E-mail  info@wadsworthathenaeum.org

  Description  oldest public art museum in the US,  American, French, British, large colonial Furniture collection, AmIstad Foundation African-American collection

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:  10/26/2005

  Connecticut

  Lebanon

  Jonathon Trumbull Jr House

  780 Trumbull Highway

  Lebanon    CT      06249    

  Phone   860 642-6100

  Web Site  www.jtrumbulljr.org

  E-mail  mailto:tom@jtrumbulljr.org

  Description  home of George Washington's private secretary during the Revolution, later Governor

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Era  1769

  Owner/Operator:  Town of Lebanon

  New or Updated:        3/12/2005

Madison
Allis-Bushnell House
853 Boston Post Road
Madison CT 06443
Phone
203 245-4567
Web Site
http://www.cttourism.org/detail.cfm?ID=84
Description
once occupied by Cornelius Bushnell, sponsor of the SS Monitor
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection A-F Furniture
Collection G-M Models
Era 1785
Owner/Operator: Madison Historical Society
Last changed: 03/08/2003
 

 Connecticut

  Manchester

  Cheney Homestead

  106 Hartford Road

  Manchester   CT   06040    

  Phone   860 645-5588

  Web Site  http://www.manchesterhistory.org/

  Description  home of early entrepreneur

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Owner/Operator:  Manchester Historical Society

  New or Updated:   2/8/2005
 

  Milford

  Eells-Stow House Milford Historical Society

  34 High Street

  Milford   CT       06460    

  Phone   203 874-2664

  Web Site  http://mywebpage.netscape.com/milfordhistoric/index.html

  Alt Web  http://www.milforded.org/schools/orange/mvirtualtour/milfordhistorictour.htm

  Description

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Era  1700

  New or Updated:        2/16/2005

 

  CT

  New London

  Lyman Allyn Museum of Art

  625 Williams Street

  Connecticut College

  New London  CT   06320    

  Phone   860 443-2545

  Web Site  http://lymanallyn.conncoll.edu/

  E-mail  mailto:info@lymanallyn.org

  Description  19th century American paintings, European works on paper 16th-19th century,

                    decorative arts

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:  12/12/2005
 

  CT

  Ridgefield

  Keeler Tavern Museum

  132 Main Street

  PO Box 204

  Ridgefield  CT   06877    

  Phone  203 438-5485

  Web Site  http://www.keelertavernmuseum.org/

  Description  one time  stage coach stop, hotel, and even home of architect

                    Cass Gilbert now exhibits period furniture and exhibits described by

                    costumed guides

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Building Type  Tavern

  Collection A-F  Costumes

  Collection G-M   Furniture

  Collection N-Z   Photography

  Research   Archives

  Owner/Operator:  Keeler Tavern Preservation Society

  New or Updated:  7/4/2007

Connecticut
Riverton
Hitchcock Museum
1 Robersville Road
Riverton CT 06065
Phone
860 738-4950
Web Site *****
Description the history of the Hitchcock chair, the first mass-produced furniture in the US
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type Church
Collection A-F Furniture
Era  1829

Stonington
Captain Palmer House
40 Palmer Street
mail: PO Box 103
Stonington CT 06378
Phone
860 535-8446
Web Site http://www.stoningtonhistory.org/palmer.htm
Description 16 room mansion of two brothers; Nathaniel discovered Antarctica: society library next door
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection A-F Furniture
Research/Reading Library
Era 1852
Owner/Operator: Stonington Historical Society

  CT

  Waterbury

  Mattatuck Museum

  144 West Main St

  Waterbury  CT   06702    

  Phone 203 753-0381

  Web  www.mattatuckmuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@mattatuckmuseum.org

  Description  local artists and history, brass industry, labor and ethnic, period rooms

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F Buttons

  Collection G-M  Furniture

  New or Updated                        2/2/2006

Connecticut
Windsor Locks
Noden-Reed House and Barn Museums
58 West Street
Windsor Locks CT 06096
Phone 860 627-9212
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.sots.state.ct.us/RegisterManual/SectionX/MUSEUMS.htm
Description Victorian house and earlier brick barn with furnishings and tools, in town
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection A-F Furniture
Collection N-Z Tools
Era 1840
Owner/Operator: Windsor Locks Historical Society
New or Updated: 04/09/2003
 

  CT

  Woodbridge

  Thomas Darling House

  1907 Litchfield Turnpike

  Woodbridge  CT    06525    

  Phone 203 387-2823

  Web   http://www.woodbridgehistory.org/

  E-mail mailto:donaldmenzies@sbcglobal.net

  Description  home and outbuildings of prominent Colonial figure, much of the furniture

                    is original to the family, by appointment

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Era   1772

  Owner/Operator:  Amity and Woodbridge Historical Society

  New or Updated                2/3/2006

Connecticut
Woodbury
Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden
Hollow Road
PO Box 245
Woodbury CT 06798
Phone 203 263-2855
Web Site http://theglebehouse.org/
E-mail mailto:ghmgjg@snet.net
Description "birthplace of American Episcopy" and 1927 garden
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Collection A-F Furniture
Group Identity Episcopal
Era 1750
Owner/Operator: Seabury Society for Preservation of Gleve House
New or Updated: 04/09/2003

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