History of Unionville

Check back for information on Unionville’s unique history as we work to develop this page drawing from the information on Unionville’s history collected by the Museum since it’s founding in 1984.   

If you would like to explore Unionville’s history on foot, or just want to learn more about what of Unionville’s past is still here, be sure to check out the four self-guided walking tours developed by the Unionville Historic District Commission  (#1 The Heart of it All, #2 Pinney Park, #3 Main Street, and #4 Suburban Park).  

Those interested in Unionville’s past might want to purchase one of the following items from our Museum Store.  Each highlight one or more aspect of Unionville’s history.  They are available at the Museum which is open during exhibits on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.  You can also place an order by calling and leaving a message at the Museum (860) 673-2231 or by contacting us via email here.  

2019 calendar

Copies of the always popular 2019 calendar are now available at the Museum whenever there is an exhibit.  They are also on sale at George’s Pizza, Farmington Jewelers, the Main Farmington Library, The Bottle Shop, Deming Insurance, Farmington Town Hall and the Knights of Columbus Hall.  To order by mail simply send us a note (Unionville Museum, 15 School Street, Unionville, CT  06085), include a check for $10.00 to the Unionville Museum and let us know where you would like it sent.  We also deliver locally, just call and leave a message at 860 673-2231.    

Map of Unionville – 1878

Our hand-colored map of Unionville in 1878  is available in three versions – unframed ($25.00), metal framed ($75.00) and wood framed with mat ($150.00).


If you are looking for unique gifts for yourself or someone else interested in Unionville’s history, either of these would be an excellent choice.

Cliff Alderman’s Unionville book ($23.00)

Union School Stories – the updated 75th Anniversary version ($5.00) 




Unionville Museum Directions.