May 18th, 2015 | No Comments
Fans of history, antiques and home design are invited to buy tickets now for a walking tour of 13 beautiful homes, museums, and buildings on the historic Tolland Green between noon and 4 P.M. on Sunday, June 7.
For a $25 ticket price, participants will be able to tour the Arts Center, the Hicks-Stearns Family Museum, the Old Tolland County Court House (including the French-Canadian Genealogical Society of Connecticut), the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum, The Tolland Inn, Tolland Red and White, and the United Congregational Church of Tolland in addition to six historic homes. Tickets purchased by May 25 will include a complimentary box lunch donated by The Country Butcher.
The Historic Tolland Green House and Museum Tour is sponsored by the Tolland 300th Anniversary Committee, Arts of Tolland, the Hicks-Stearns Family Museum, and the Tolland Historical Society. Proceeds from the event will benefit Arts of Tolland, the Hicks-Stearns, and the Historical Society. The tour is recommended for ages 14 and up.
Ticket and lunch forms for the tour are available at Tolland Red and White, the Tolland Public Library, the Tolland Recreation Center, and in the Town Manager’s office. The form may also be downloaded and printed from Tolland300.org, ArtsofTolland.org, and TollandHistorical.org.
For tickets, send a completed lunch form and a check for $25 per person to the Hicks-Stearns Family Museum, P.O. Box 278, Tolland, CT 06084. Checks should be made out to the Town of Tolland, with “300th tour” on the memo line. Participants will pick up their tickets and lunches at the Arts Center on the day of the tour.
For more information, call house tour committee chairperson Susan Beeching at The Tolland Inn at 860-872-0800.