An American Treasure Trove
44th Annual Connecticut Spring Antiques Show Returns to Hartford in March

March 25 and 26, 2017
Saturday 10-5; Sunday 11-4
Hartford Armory, 360 Broad Street, Hartford, CT
Admission- $15, Free Parking

The 44th Annual Connecticut Spring Antiques Show, "an American treasure trove", returns to the landmark Hartford Armory at 360 Broad Street, Hartford on March 25 and 26, 2017. Admission is $15 with free parking.

Long known and admired for its focus on early American furniture and decorative objects, the show will feature over 55 of New England's and the nation's most respected antiques dealers.

This year the show is continuing to add folk art to compliment the early American pieces and accessories to attract a larger audience and provide a wider selection of outstanding and unique objects.

The show not only attracts long-time serious collectors but strives to invite and educate both young and new collectors and those who have a passion for American decorative arts and furnishings. The show will also feature educational programs that should interest the majority of attendees. There will be a catered tea room and bar on site.  On Sunday, March 26 visitor's age 35 and younger receive free admission to the show.

The Connecticut Spring Antiques Show benefits the Haddam Historical Society's educational programming, exhibitions and collections conservation as well as the preservation of the Thankful Arnold House Museum, which is located on the Connecticut Women's Heritage Trail and has one of the state's designated Historic Gardens.

Additional information about the Connecticut Spring Antiques Show is available at www.ctspringantiquesshow.com or our Facebook page CT Spring Antiques Show. 

Connecticut Spring Antiques Show Will Feature Programs on Archaeology and Political Flags

Highlighting the weekend will be two interactive programs by the experts. 

Hidden in the Midden
 
 On Saturday at 2 pm archaeologist, Bonnie Plourde will present "Hidden in the Midden" about the 2016 excavation at the Thankful Arnold House Museum in Haddam and share a number of the 19th century artifacts recovered. 





The Fun of Collecting Early Political Campaign Flags, Banners, and Kerchiefs."

On Sunday at 2 pm leading American flag dealer,
Jeff Bridgman will present "The Fun of Collecting Early Political Campaign Flags, Banners, and Kerchiefs." He will discuss why collecting early political textiles is so exciting and interesting.  Attendees are welcome to bring an item from their own collection for evaluation, and if they wish, Jeff will include the object in the lecture. 





 
Exhibitors 2017

Connecticut

Stiles House Antiques

Delaware
 
Kentucky
Dover House Antiques
W.T. Thistlethwaite Americana

Maine

Maryland
Firehouse Antiques

Massachusetts

Michigan

Missouri
Arborfield Americana Antiques LLC

New Hampshire
John Rogers

New Jersey

New York

Ohio
David Good Antiques

Pennsylvania

Vermont
Stephen-Douglas Antiques

Connecticut Spring Antiques Show| contact@haddamhistory.org | 860-345-2400r |   www.ctspringantiquesshow.com
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