A week ago, I visited the Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library. As I mentioned on Monday, I went to see maps, but, well, you know – it’s a museum. Old things. In abundance. I need a little more time to piece together some of what I saw, but one thing is certain – some of those things have doors.
This post is part of Norm Frampton’s wonderfully fun blog series, Thursday Doors. Each week, Norm gathers doors from door lovers around the world. They bring their doors o Norm’s place and they share them. If you want to see their doors, and Norm’s doors, head on up to Norm’s place.
I’ve tried my best to describe the structures and artifacts in the gallery captions. Please enjoy and thanks for dropping by.
There’s a door in there, but I would have included this on anyway, just for the stairway.
This doorway leads from the living room of the house, which is dedicated to information about the home’s original owner, into the museum.
This is an exhibit highlighting Connecticut’s early alcohol industry. If you zoom in, there’s a door at the bottom of the photo in the background.
Simple doors, but this was my destination.
Exterior of the museum. This was a private residence.
The museum is located in the house of one of Connecticut’s industrial pioneers. The interior woodwork is amazing.
Not what we expect, but it’s an early American door.
Every tall clock has a door. This one is beautiful.
Cast iron wood stove. I think my wife would enjoy cooking on this.
Those two arched glass panels are actually doors. I like this because it’s hard to get the proportions right when you put multiple arched doors inside an arched frame.
One of the early electric stoves
“Tavern Signs” – There’s a hint about an upcoming post.
Of course, I’m following the arrow on that red sign.