Welcome to the Meriden Historical Society Website!

We’re glad you stopped by!

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     Scroll down to the bottom of this page to preview the Society’s collections housed at the Andrews Homestead.

You’ll see Meriden in a whole new light! 


Tuesday, June 09, 2015 6:30 p.m at the Meriden Public Library “SPEAKING ILL OF THE DEAD: JERKS IN CONNECTICUT HISTORY” Presented by Ray Bendici. This is a re-schedule of the May 12th program.

Our heartfelt thanks to Peter Slavinski, the president of the Meriden Historical Society and to Alexis Burgess of the Meriden Pulblic Library for setting up what promises to be an exciting program for the year.



For reasons beyond our control, the May Open House and Special Exhibit is suspended. We hope to be able to reschedule and open the Homestead Sundays in the fall.

Watch for our upcoming exhibit: THE VICTORIAN TABLE


The Meriden Historical Society Inc. is a membership-supported, non-profit organization uniting those who are interested in the history of Meriden, Connecticut.

We operate two buildings – the Bernice C. Morehouse Research Center (left) located at 1090 Hanover Street, South Meriden, and the Andrews Homestead (right), 424 West Main Street, Meriden.
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The Andrews Homestead, 424 West Main Street, is one of the oldest homes in Meriden.  Chock full of items from Meriden’s past, it is open to the public every Sunday in May and October from 11am-3pm.  Young and old (and in-between) are welcome to stop in!

     Click on the buttons to the left under the Main Menu heading to learn more about the Morehouse Research Center and the Andrews Homestead, including its 2012 facelift courtesy of volunteers from Hard Times Painting of Meriden.


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