Contact or Visit

The Society is located in the Academy Hall building at 785 Old Main Street in Rocky Hill, 06067. (I-91 exit 24 to 99 South, left in center of town at Congregational Church) The museum is open year round on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to Noon; on Saturdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Also by appointment)

Telephone: (860) 563-6704

Mail address: P.O.Box 185; Rocky Hill CT 06067-0185


3 Responses to “Contact or Visit”

  1. Michele Sheehan Says:

    I work in a library in Walnut Creek, California. I had a patron inquiry this morning regarding Rocky Hill. I hope you can help me with the answer. The patron would like to know if the town of Rocky Hill has experienced any flooding from the Connecticut River in the past 20 years. If so, do you have the dates? Thanks very much for your help.

  2. steadyjohn Says:

    Dear Michele Sheehan,

    The Connecticut River can flood at any time of year as it passes Rocky Hill, most reliably during the Spring freshet when the accumulated snow runoff from Northern New England comes downstream. Most of Rocky Hill sits somewhat way above even the 100 year projected flood plain but even homes close to the river have not been affected in at least the last 30 years. The portion of Rocky Hill nearest the Connecticut River is mostly a large swath of meadow that easily accommodates the swelling of the river most years. These meadows are leased to farmers who grow corn, beans, and turf. This year most of the crops in the meadows were damaged by Storm Irene in August. In addition to Spring flooding, hurricanes and tropical storms cause flooding in the river from time to time. The short answer (which should have come first!) no residential properties of structures have experienced flooding in the past 20 years. Thanks for your inquiry!

  3. Michele Sheehan Says:

    Thanks! I appreciate your speedy response!

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