Merwinsville Hotel Restoration a living Museum
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    The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration

    The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration…
    The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration, located along the Housatonic Railroad in Gaylordsville, Connecticut, was a meal and rest stop which opened for business in 1843.

    The mission of the Merwinsville Hotel Restoration, a non-profit organization founded in 1971, is to restore one of the last standing trackside station hotels east of the Mississippi as a living museum and a social, cultural and educational center for the community.

    As you enter the Hotel today, you get a sense of what it was like 170 years ago as passengers stepped off the railroad on their way from Bridgeport, Connecticut, to summer homes in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

    If you would like to learn more about the history of the Hotel or would like to get involved with Hotel activities, please explore our site, and feel free to contact any of our committee members. They would love to hear from you.


    Board of Directors

    Board of Directors


    Officers:
    Jeremy Ruman, President
    Jennifer Haase, Vice President & Treasurer
    Marje Somuk, Secretary
    Victoria Carter
    Ilene Deutsch
    Steve Dull
    Merialis Lewis
    Linda McMillan
    Lori Meehan
    Jerry Nahley
    Barbara Thorland
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    The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration Project only exists because of the help we receive from you. If you've already become a member or made a donation, thank you, if you haven't, please consider making a pledge online by clicking this link.