The Barkhamsted Historical Society is working to preserve and share the history and culture of the Connecticut town of Barkhamsted. In these pages we hope to share with you information, sights and flavors of Barkhamsted, past and present.
Architectural Styles in Barkhamsted Through the Years
The Barkhamsted Historical Society is sponsoring a bus tour of Barkhamsted, featuring the different styles of architecture, on Saturday, June 20th @ 10 am, led by New Hartford's Town Historian, Anne Hall. The fee is $12 per person and the tour will last for about one hour starting from Squire's Tavern, 100 East River Road,
To ensure a seat on the bus please call the Barkhamsted Historical Society and leave a message:
You can still sign up for the bus tour by calling :Noreen Watson @ 860 738 1152. The tour will begin at Squire's Tavern and will last about one hour..
BARKHAMSTED'S ONE ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE SUMMER 2015 HOURS
The Barkhamsted Historical Society's one room
schoolhouse, the old Center
School on Center Hill Road
(Rt. 181) in Barkhamsted, will be open to the public on the following dates
during the summer of 2015.
Barkhamsted Center Schoolhouse circa 1912 - Teacher is Miss Frederick
Sunday, May 31 1:00 - 4:00
Sunday, June 28, 1:00 - 4:00
Sunday, July 26, 1:00 - 4:00
Sunday, August 30 1:00 - 4:00
Sunday, September27, 1:00 - 4:00
Come and find out what school was like in "the old
days." Ask questions;
read the old books; review a high school entrance exam;
try your hand at various toys and games, or do some arithmetic problems on a slate.
All free of charge ! Children are especially welcome.
Take a virtual tour of Squires Tavern
Click in the image and drag to view in 360 degrees. Click the arrows to advance to next panorama.
The Squire's Tavern Store now has mugs,trivets and refrigerator magnets
for purchase.The mugs come in 3 styles and cost $10 each,the trivets are
$15 each and feature several scenes from Barkhamsted, and the magnets
come in 3 styles and cost $5 each.Great ideas for gifts.Stop in and see!