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.
Barkhamsted Historical Society May Program
The Barkhamsted Historical Society presents the 3rd
program in their series
"Farming: From then to now" on Friday night,May 8th, 7pm at the Barkhamsted Senior Center, 109 West River Rd., Pleasant Valley, Ct.
Paul Hart, BHS Vice President will offer a look at farming in Barkhamsted and
how it changed over time from subsistence to market farming to virtually no
farms in 2015.
Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
call : Noreen Watson 860 738 1152.
BHS ANNUAL TAG/BOOK SALE
As you feel the urge to clean out and simplify this Spring keep our Annual Tag Sale in mind. We will take most things: no clothes or
mattresses, please and would be happy to pick up any donations.
Our sale will
be held May 16th at the Barkhamsted Town Garage at 9am with a rain
date of May 23rd.
If you have
donations to give you may drop them off at the Tavern during our regular hours:
Wed. 9am-12 and Sun. 1pm-4 or call Paul
Hart for pickup arrangements at 860 379 1861
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.