"The Lure of Litchfield" for sale at the museum


The Canton Historical Museum has old issues of the "Lure of Litchfield" for sale.  The supply is limited so it is first come, first served.  You can pick up editions at the Museum Gift Shop, or you can Click Here To Print An Order Form.  Please remember supplies are limited.  When they are gone, they are all gone. 


The Canton Historical Museum Presents . . .

Why They Came

 A 6 part lecture series on Immigrants who came to our area and made us who we are.  Visit the Calendar Page for dates and to view the flyer listing the scheduled speakers.    Registration is encouraged but not required.


Do you have old pictures of Canton?

The Canton Historical Museum is looking for people who have old pictures of buildings, people, and past events (must be identified) in Canton who are willing to share scanned (digitized) copies of their pictures with the museum.  If you have pictures that you would like to share please contact the museum using the library e-mail or call 860-693-2793 and leave a message for the librarian. 

Special One-Of-A-Kind Item

MELODEON FOR SALE - Flat top melodeon by Carhart, the inventor of melodeons. Patent, label says patented Dec. 28th 1846, Reissued June 24th 1856. Manufactured by Needham & Co., 92 W. 93rd St., NYC.
Made of Brazilian Cherry, with book-matched panels.

Asking Price $800. Must be picked up at :
Canton Historical Museum, 11 Front Street, Collinsville, CT 06019
To purchase or to arrange a showing call the museum at 860-693-2793 and ask for Kathy Jenkins, or e-mail the librarian on our contact page. 







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