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Collinwood playroom
Category: Room
State: Maine
City: Collinsport
Locale: Collinwood
Residents: David Collins; Hallie Stokes
Appearances: Dark Shadows

The playroom is a fictional location featured in the 1966-1971 ABC soap opera series Dark Shadows. It was a key location used in two major storylines, the "1970 Parallel Time" story-arc and the "1840 Flashback" story-arc.

The playroom was one of the forty rooms found in the Great House at Collinwood - home of the wealthy Collins family of Collinsport, Maine. It was one of the rooms found in the West Wing, which was very active during the 19th century, but was closed down in more modern years. During the 1840s, the playroom was often used by Tad Collins and Carrie Stokes and was stocked with various toys and childrens' games of the era. The playroom was adjacent to a secret niche which housed the Stairway Into Time - a static time machine constructed by the first Quentin Collins in 1840.

In 1970, the playroom was utilized by David Collins and Hallie Stokes, both of whom were direct descendents of Tad and Carrie, and were even possessed by their 19th century counterparts for a time.

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  • Some of the toys that could be found in the playroom include a Raggedy Ann doll, a Raggedy Andy doll, a stuffed lion, a large toy drum, a toy chest, as well as other nondescript dolls and stuffed animals. [1]

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