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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Grant Received - January 2018

The Canton Historical Society is pleased to be the recipient of a grant from the Conservation Connection for a free visit from a traveling Archivist.  We will now have information on our archives on-line through Western Connecticut State University. 

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. 

Grant Received - November 2017

The Canton Historical Society is pleased to be the recipient of a grant from the Hartford Foundation For Public Giving in the amount of $10,000 over a two year period.  This grant will go towards additional programs at the museum and building emergencies.  Thank you Hartford Foundation For Public Giving. 

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