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The More They Change……

March 3, 2014 · Education ·

Toys have been around for as long as parents needed a way to distract and entertain their kids. From the bone toys of the Native Americans, to the wooden toys of the Colonists, to the action figures of today; their meanings have not changed, just the complexity, maybe.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Toys and Games Made in Connecticut

December 12, 2015 · ·

From Colonial era dolls to 1970s Wiffle Bats and Balls, Connecticut has a long history of toy making. Just in time for the holidays, come reminisce about the toys that made your childhood special.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Toys and Games Made in Connecticut

From Colonial era dolls to 1970s Wiffle Bats and Balls, Connecticut has a long history of toy making. Just in time for the holidays, come reminisce about the toys that made your childhood special.

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To support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Connecticut Historical Society will temporarily close now through April 22. We will re-evaluate the situation at that time. All public programs and tours are canceled during this time. We hope to reschedule some of the events if possible.