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.
SOCIETY APRIL EVENTS
“Stenciling At The Tavern”
The Barkhamsted Historical Society presents the 2nd program in their
series “Stenciling At The Tavern“ ,Friday night, April 10th @ 7pm @
the Barkhamsted Senior Center,109 West River Rd, Pleasant Valley. Bonnie
Boyle, Georgia Nash and Linne Landgraf will teach us about how
stenciling was used as decoration in homes and taverns in the 1800’s.
Come learn how they designed and made the floor cloth in the Ladies’
Parlor at Squire’s Tavern and you may even get to try your hand at a
Admission is free and refreshments will be served.Questions call: Noreen Watson 860 738-1152
Barkhamsted Historical Society Plans “Walk Through Time”
On Saturday, April 18th, the Barkhamsted Historical Society will conduct a hike at Peoples’ Forest, East River Rd, Barkhamsted. The “Walk Through Time “ hike will begin at 10:00 am at Squire’s Tavern, 100 East River Rd. The hike will be a circular hike of approximately 1 mile with about a dozen stops along the way at locations to “see” what it would have looked like in the past. The Stone Museum and Squire’s Tavern as well as areas on the banks of the Farmington River will be some of the stops. The hike takes about 1 ½ hours and is relatively easy although it covers some uneven ground so wear suitable shoes.Come experience this area as it was long, long ago.
Questions call: Paul Hart 860 379 1861.
Take a virtual tour of Squires Tavern
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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!