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. 

Annual Meeting Postponed

The Canton Historical Society Annual Meeting and Officers vote has been postponed from May 5, 2020 to a future date to be announced.  As soon as the meeting date has been set, we will post it on this page and the Calendar page.  


The Canton Historical Museum will remain closed through the month of May.   Please check back for further information and the reopening date.   Stay safe. 

Special One-Of-A-Kind Item

MELODEON FOR SALE - Flat top mellodeon 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.  To see a picture of the melodeon visit our gift shop page.

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