This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Canton Historical Museum, located in the Collinsville section of Canton, Connecticut. Collinsville was voted one of the "10 Coolest Town in the U.S." in Frommer's Budget Travel Magazine. The Museum is housed on 3 floors of the 15,000 sq. ft. former Plow Shop, built by the Collins Company, a world-renowned manufacturer of axes, machetes, and a wide variety of edge tools (1826 - 1966). The Museum contains a collection of 7,500 artifacts and research documents including Collins Tools, Civil War Items, Native American artifacts, and much more. The Farmington Valley Railway Society maintains a large train diorama on the top floor as well. The COVID Pandemic has heavily damaged our ability to hold fundraising events, and we have no endowment to fall back on. Limited income this year and next is putting our operating budget into an anticipated loss position. Please consider giving a donation so that we can continue to "Connect Canton's past to inspire an informed future for all." Thank you!