Meriden Historical Society Bernice Morehouse Research Center

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<p>Located on Hanover Street in South Meriden, the Meriden Historical Society Bernice Morehouse Research Center is housed in a former bank building. </p>
<p>Previously known as the Meriden Historical Society, it has now been renamed after Bernice C. Morehouse, who was the curator of the research center for almost 25 years. With her passing in 2000, the center was  rechristened in her honor.</p> <p>The center holds an elaborate collection of original catalogs from the International Silver Company and Meriden Britannia. Historical and biographical information is on file for most Meriden businesses. The library in the Center contains books about Meriden and the silver industry as well as pamphlets, maps, catalogs, ledgers, directories and yearbooks.</p> <p>Donations are accepted and help to upgrade the technology available to researchers. Different types of memberships are available, such as yearly or lifetime memberships for individuals and seniors and yearly memberships for corporations. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
1090 Hanover Ave, Meriden, CT 06451
(203) 639-1913
  • Fax: 508-616-6929
  • Accessibility Details: Handicapped Parking
  • Accessibility Details: There are two handicapped parking spaces available.
  • Hours: Sun - Sat, 11:30am - 12:30am
  • Hours: Wed, 2pm - 4pm
  • Accessible: yes
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