The Canton Historical Museum will be on PBS

The Canton Historical Museum was part of a filming for the PBS series "Mysteries of the Dead" earlier this year.  The episode will be aired on PBS Wednesday, October 3rd at 10pm.  Click Here formore information

Canton Historical Society Receives Grant from 1772 Foundation

The Canton Historical Society has received a $6,000 grant from the 1772 Preservation Foundation.  The grant will go towards painting and repair of the outside of the building.  We received the grant in May 2018.  Our appreciation and thanks to the 1772 Foundation. 

The Gallery of Trees is back for its 11th year

The If you are interested in donating a decorated artificial tree to the Canton Museum's Gallery of Trees,  Click Here for a registration form.  For complete information on the Gallery of Trees, Click Here to view our flyerBe sure to visit our Calendar Page for viewing dates. 

The Canton Historical Museum is now a proud member of the Blue Star Program.  Active Military personnel and their families have free admission to the Canton Historical Society. 



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 $300. 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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