The Old Store Museum And Gift Shop3 Route 37 Ctr, Sherman, CT 06784
Back by popular demand - and to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Candlewood Lake - our lake display! It will be on display in the 2nd floor gallery of The Old Store and feature the old and new of this man-made creation that changed the course of local history.The first store at this site is listed in the Sherman land records as a mercantile belonging to David Northrop, Jr. in 1829. It was acquired by the Society in 1999, preserved with the intent of "reviving" the Old Store. Featuring displays from its past, the Old Store - with a wide range of gifts for the family and for friends. The Old Mercantile sold for every need, so does our Museum Shop of today. A store museum c. 1867 gives visitors a chance to reminisce and a second floor gallery shows rotating historical and art exhibitions. Open: Thurs - Sun: 12 to 4 p.m.