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P.O. Box 46, Glastonbury, CT 06033

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1944 Main St., Glastonbury, CT 06033

860-633-6890

Welcome to Glastonbury's extraordinary historical legacy

Our objective is to educate through the preservation and promotion of Glastonbury's extraordinary historical legacy by preserving, owning, maintaining and operating multiple historic properties, holding public events, providing education and other services, publishing regular newsletters and columns in the Citizen, holding membership events, and consistently updating and improving exhibits and facilities. 

Support for our work comes primarily from members, business sponsors, foundations and the State and Town.​
We maintain historical properties, operate a museum and hold educational and promotional events. We continuously accept new members.

Throughout this website, you can learn a lot about Glastonbury's history, see the schedule of our exciting events, and look at examples of the merchandise we have in our museum store. 

We are the Connecticut town with the largest inventory of Colonial homes

Our video has an important message from
Jim Bennett, Executive Director
HAPPENING SOON

Archaeology Day
Friday, July 17th 2015
10:00am-3:00pm
​When it comes to history, one person's trash is another's treasure. Dig with CT State Archaeologist Brian Jones and FOSA. Ages 12 and up. Reservations required. Students $10, other $15.
Click here to see some of the selections, including books and t-shirts, at our museum store.
You can make your next special event part of Glastonbury's history! Click here to find out how to rent one of our historic properties.
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Dinner Lecture
Sunday, Sept. 13th 2015
        4:00pm - 6:30pm
Dinner Lecture will be at the charming home of James and Sue Vasellina built c. 1745, known as the Bates Tavern.
Reservation(s) Required for the Dinner Lecture Series.
Seating is Limited.
Price of each reservation is $60 per person. 
Please call the Historical Society to make reservations 860.633.6890
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