Welcome to the Meriden Historical Society Website!

We’re glad you stopped by!

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The Meriden Historical Society is pleased to announce

the start of its 2014 Monthly

2nd Saturday Tag Sales

We will be holding our FIRST monthly 2nd Saturday of the Month Tag Sale

on Saturday May 10th, 2014 .

Time – 9:00 am till 1:00 pm.

Place – Morehouse Research Center Parking Lot,

1090 Hanover Ave. (at Main St.), South Meriden, CT.

Rain Date  - Saturday, May 17

The tag sale is a fundraiser for the Society through the sales of donated items and  rental of dealer tables.

Donations of decorative collectibles, paintings, photos, jewelry or small household items in working condition are much appreciated. They will be added to the Society’s tag-sale table. Such items may be dropped off at the Historical Society Bernice Morehouse Research Center on Wednesdays from 2 until 4:30.

If you would like to set up your own table at the sales, spaces are available at $15 for non-members and $10 for members.

For further information or to arrange pickup of items, please call:

Bill at (203) 235-2217 or  Neda at (203) 237-4636.

Come on down!

We’d love to see you there!


OUR ANNUAL PIZZA AND POP PARTY at the Bernice Morehouse Research Center, 1090 Hanover St. South Meriden, CT 06451. The Annual meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 8th at 6:00 PM. This meeting is for members (and 1 guest) only.

MERIDEN EPHEMERA AT THE ANDREWS HOMESTEAD, 424 West Main Street, Meriden. (Next to McDonalds.)

Every Sunday in May,  11:00 – 3:00

Advertising cards, paper giveaways, brochures, letterheads, postcards and all that is paper and not meant to have been kept will be on display at the Andrews Homestead during the month of May. We look forward to present more details in our next bulletin.

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 located at 1090 Hanover Street, South Meriden, and the Andrews Homestead, 424 West Main Street, Meriden.                                              1090 Hanover Avenue, South Meriden, CT     

      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.

     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! 


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