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! 


The Meriden Historical Society is pleased to announce

the 2014  dates of our

 2nd Saturday of the Month Tag Sales!

June 14,   July 12,   August 9,   September 13  and October 11.

Rain Dates - the Saturday following each originally scheduled date

Time – 9:00 am till 1:00 pm.

Place – Morehouse Research Center Parking Lot,

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

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 donated items, please call:

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

Come on down!

We’d love to see you there!

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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