Nellie McKnight Museum - Ellington, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 54.217 W 072° 28.139
18T E 709936 N 4642172
Quick Description: The Nellie McKnight Museum owned and operated by the Ellington Historical Society. It is located at 70 Main Street in Ellington, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/26/2022 5:55:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM16G6W
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MikeGolfJ3
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Nellie McKnight Museum is housed in the former residence of Nellie McKnight. The two story high Federal style building was built in 1812 and bequeathed to the Ellington Historical Society in 1981. The mission of museum is to preserve the past, present and future of rural Ellington by displays of its agricultural roots through its historic collection, exhibits and events.

The museum also operates, in a separate barn building on the grounds of the headquarters, the Ellington Farm Museum. The purpose of the farm museum is to display artifacts, tools, and equipment used for farming in Ellington. It also is dedicated to preserving the history and lifestyle of rural Ellington.
Theme:
Local history with an emphasis on agriculture.


Street Address:
70 Main Street
Ellington, CT, CT
06029


Food Court: no

Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
Open monthly during special events or by appointment. See Link


Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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