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Outdoor Guided Tours of the Historic Coley Homestead
November 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
One event on November 21, 2020 at 11:00am
One event on November 21, 2020 at 1:00pm
One event on November 21, 2020 at 2:00pm
One event on November 21, 2020 at 3:00pm
Weston Historical Society, 104 Weston Rd
Take an in-person guided tour of the historic Coley Homestead, home of the Weston Historical Society. New outdoor historic signs will be incorporated into the tour. The signs were made possible from grants by CT Humanities, Weston Education Foundation, and the Daniel E. Offutt III, Charitable Trust.
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Tours at 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm & 3:00pm (Tours run approximately 30 minutes in length)
Registration is required. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-outdoor-tours-of-the-historic-coley-homestead-tickets-128772254279
There is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. Please Donate at www.westonhistoricalsociety.org
Each tour is limited to 8 people to allow for social distancing. Masks must be worn at all times during the tour. We ask that you practice social distancing while on the tour. This is to keep you and others safe. Thank you for your cooperation.
The Coley Homestead dates back to the 19th century. Learn the history of this former working farm, its buildings which include the Coley House circa 1841, the Coley Barn circa 1883 as well as its numerous outbuildings – a carriage house and bunkhouse – one of the last in Connecticut. Learn about generations of the Coley family who lived and worked on the homestead, and explore the history of farming in Weston with a brief visit inside the Coley Barn. An overview of the town’s history will be woven in throughout the tour.
The tour takes place outside. Please wear sturdy footwear and dress for the weather.
Location: The Weston Historical Society’s Coley Homestead is located at 104 Weston Road. Our parking lot is located on High Acre Road. (turn onto High Acre Road from Weston Road, then make a right into our parking lot.)
If there is severe inclement weather, the tours will be rescheduled for Sunday, November 22, 2020. The tickets you reserved will be honored on this date.