The Danbury Museum and Historical Society is a private museum located in Danbury, Connecticut, the purpose of which is to acquire, preserve, exhibit, and interpret the heritage of the greater Danbury area for education, information, and research. The main campus of the museum is located on 43 Main Street. It is home to five historic buildings: Huntington Hall, the 1785 Rider House, the 1790 John Dodd Hat Shop, the Little Red Schoolhouse, and the Marian Anderson Studio. The Museum also owns and maintains a sixth building: the Charles Ives Birthplace, located on Mountainville Avenue. Its legal name is the Danbury Scott Fanton Museum and Historical Society, Inc.
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... the studio which was owned by famed opera singer Marian Anderson, who lived in Danbury for more than fifty years ... on Joe's Hill Road, until it was acquired by the Museum in 1999 and moved to the main site at 43 Main Street ... The Museum offers tours of the Marian Anderson Studio in spring, summer and early fall ...
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