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The Living Museum of Avon


category : Museums
Restored 19th-century schoolhouse contains maps, photographs, implements and clothes, diorama of the Farmington Canal all relating to 1830s.


Admission: Donation.
Hours: June-Sept.,
Address: 8 E. Main St.
(Rte. 44)
I-84 Ex. 39
Phone: (860) 678-7621

Come visit us in Avon, Connecticut

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Pickin' Patch

Connecticut's tenth oldest family farm, since 1666. Pick-your-own fruits and vegetables (in season) and bedding plants (spring)

Avon, CT Agriculture

First Company Governor?s Horse Guard

First organized in 1778. Oldest continuously active Calvary unit in the United States and maintains U.S. Calvary traditions. Drills on horseback every Thu. evening at 8

Avon, CT Calvaries

Pine Grove Schoolhouse

Restored 1865 schoolhouse in use until 1949

Avon, CT Historic Schoolhouses

Avon Old Farms Hotel

Elegant country hotel furnished with period reproductions and antiques. 160 rooms (two suites)

Avon, CT Lodging

Farmington Valley Arts Center

Housed in historic brownstone buildings in park setting, features 20

Avon, CT Arts

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