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Step back in time to an era when there was pride in workmanship and hand-made products that were meant to last a lifetime or more. We’ll take you back from the gilt of the Victorian’s , through the flow of Art Nouveau, the lines of the Arts & Crafts/ Mission movement, the moderne Art Deco era through to Mid-Century Modern.

You will find period lighting, home furnishings, jewelry and clothing as well as many other items. Visit our 3000 sq ft showroom for our current treasures


With over 60 years combined experience, Karen and Rit O’Donnell own and operate Remember When in Historic, Downtown Torrington, Connecticut.

Our in-house master craftsman, Rit has over 30 years experience and has done restorations for the Yale School of Music and the White House as well as hundreds of other nationwide historical preservation buildings, estates and homes. He does museum quality repairs and restorations and can bring your period lighting pieces back to their original beauty and elegance.

Karen has over 30 years experience in the antiques business and is certified with the New England Appraisers Association. She maintains the largest selection of Antique jewelry in New England as well as vintage hats, handbags, clothing, and furs.




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