museum before restoration museum during restoration Renovated Museum and home of CHS Collection Committee archiving over 800 images and postcards of Colchester's Past The Bulkeley Room Grade School tours of our Old Burial Ground Grade school tour of Nathaniel Foote House Hundreds of Colchester's students annually tour our Museum We invite guest speakers.  In this case, Children's Chairs: The Evolution of Furniture Styles

Oral History Audio Clips

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Stanley Moroch discusses the Hurricane of 1938

The Hurricane of 1938 is considered one of the most destructive in New England’s History.  Here is a rare account from our Town’s past official Historian.  Stanley’s contribution to the preservation of the Town’s history was tremendous.  He is missed dearly by those that knew him.

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Destruction along Railroad Avenue

Destruction along Railroad Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 1:  The storms comes when on a school bus

Part 2:  Trapped on a school bus

Part 3: Eye witness account of the destruction

The mission of the Colchester Historical Society is to enlighten the community to the rich history of Colchester

New to our site:

To mark our 55th Anniversary a look at CHS beginnings. 

https://www.colchesterhistory.org/colchester-historical-society-beginnings/

 


 Preserving history is more than buildings and places

For more information, email administrator@colchesterhistory.org.

 

 

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