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The New England Civil War Museum

The New England Civil War Museum is located in Vernon, Connecticut. The museum and research center resides in the historic downtown section of Rockville.  It is housed in an original Grand Army of the Republic hall and contains numerous one-of-a-kind artifacts from the Civil War, with an emphasis on Connecticut's contributions. The library and research center contain hundreds of books and periodicals for research and study.  

 

The museum and library, originally founded by Burpee Post #71 in 1896, now administered by Alden Skinner Camp #45, serves as the premier place for historians and enthusiasts alike to study and conduct research related to the Civil War, the Grand Army of the Republic, and Sons of Union Veterans in southern New England.

The museum is OPEN every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM, excluding holidays.  Admission is FREE.

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-Ed Bearss,

Former Chief Historian National Park Service