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.
Pig Roast on October 3rd (Rain or Shine!)
Barkhamsted Historical Society is sponsoring a pig roast on Saturday,
October 3, 2015 on the grounds of the Squire's Tavern (100 East River
Road, Barkhamsted) at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 per
person and may be purchased at the Squire's Tavern during our regular
open hours (Sundays 1:00 to 4:00 and Wednesdays 9:00 to noon). Those
purchasing tickets to the pig roast will gain FREE entry in to our barn
dance which starts at 7:00 p.m. .
Barn Dance on October 3rd
us for an old fashion barn dance with live music at Squire's Tavern on
October 3, 2015. The barn dance starts at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are $5
per person and may be purchased at the door. Those attending the pig
roast on October 3 can attend the barn dance at no further cost.
Mattie, our caller for the contra dancing, will walk you through the
steps. So if you have no or limited contra dancing experience, this
event is for you!
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!