Category: News & Events

MERIDEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S COMMUNITY TAG SALE FUNDRAISER

SATURDAY:  OCTOBER 12, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm LOCATION: Meriden Historical Society’s Bernice Morehouse Research Center’s parking lot 1090 Hanover Ave. Meriden, CT 06451 RAIN CANCELLS SET UP: $15.00 donation to the Society per set-up ($10.00 for members of the Society). CONTACT: Bill Siegel 203-237-2217 ADMISSION: Free As in previous years, the Meriden Historical Society will set up its own…

Historical Fiction As a Portal to the Past

A PROGRAM ABOUT A NEW NOVEL BASED ON THE TRUE STORY OF THE LYMAN FAMILY OF LYMAN ORCHARDS Author Diana Ross McCain will discuss her new novel Thy Children’s Children, based on the true story of the first five generations of the Lyman family of Lyman Orchards of Middlefield, Connecticut,as an example of how well-researched historical fiction both entertains and…

VOTES FOR WOMEN

Marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. Presented by Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. In 2020 we mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. The fight for women’s right to vote was long and took many twists and turns. Join us to learn about the Connecticut women who fought on a local,…

MERIDEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S COMMUNITY TAG SALE FUNDRAISER

SATURDAY:  SEPTEMBER 14. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm LOCATION: Meriden Historical Society’s Bernice Morehouse Research Center’s parking lot 1090 Hanover Ave. Meriden, CT 06451 RAIN DATE: the Saturday following the original date SET UP: $15.00 donation to the Society per set-up ($10.00 for members of the Society). CONTACT: Bill Siegel 203-237-2217 ADMISSION: Free As in previous years, the Meriden Historical…

CHRISTMAS AT THE ANDREWS HOMESTEAD December 9 & 10, 2017

It’s Christmas at the Homestead! The Meriden Historical Society will open the Andrews Homestead at 424 West Main St. next to Ben Franklin School for a special holiday exhibit. The Homestead has been decorated in a Christmas theme. The tree is up, the stockings are hung, the toys are under the tree, the Wassail is warm, and the smell of spice cake is in the air. Please come and join us to celebrate this wonderful time of the year. Saturday and Sunday, December 9th & 10th from 3pm to 8pm