Historical Organizations and Local Civic or Cultural Groups

New England Civil War Museum
           Located in the Vernon Town Hall, this museum collects Civil War memorabilia from Connecticut soldiers and has a library of Civil War related books and publications.
Tankerhoosen River Website
           Information about the Tankerhoosen River covering the area's natural resources, history and hiking trails.
Vernon Depot: The Hartford, Providence & Fishkill Railroad
          Site covers the history of the railroad in Vernon, Connecticut. Maps and photographs show the Vernon Depot station and the rail system through the Vernon and Rockville area.
Strong Family Farm
          Strong Family Farm provides a historic agricultural education center where children, individuals, families, and community groups can experience an authentic family farm environment.
Friends of Valley Falls
          The Friends of Valley Falls promote the betterment of Valley Falls Park and Valley Falls Farm through responsible stewardship of their lands and buildings, preservation of their historic qualities, and public education on the value of their natural resources and biodiversity.
Connecticut Historical Society
         The Connecticut Historical Society desires to inspire and foster a life-long interest in history through exhibitions, programs
and Connecticut-related collections because examining and understanding the past, and connecting the past with the present, provides a guide for the future.
         Website with articles touching on many aspects of Connecticut history. Click on towns to see articles pertaining to a town.
Today in Connecticut History from the Office of the State Historian. Each day subscribers can read a short essay on some aspect of our state's history.
Tolland Historical Society- "Three Museums and Much More"- website featuring Tolland Ct museums and Society activities.