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 December 2015 Events
Barkhamsted Historical Society Revisits Century Old Murder
Former First Selectman of Barkhamsted,Michael Fox will present his newly published booklet concerning the 1914 murder of store owner, Hubert Case in Barkhamsted Hollow ,on Friday Dec. 11th @ 7pm @ the Squire’s Tavern,100 East River Rd. ,Barkhamsted,Ct.
Mr. Fox will discuss his many hours of research and the writing of the booklet which tells the story of the murder and trial which many believe ended in a miscarriage of justice.His new booklet will be available to purchase for $10 ,with all proceeds benefitting the Barkhamsted Historical Society. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Questions call:
Noreen Watson 860 738-1152
Barkhamsted Historical Society’s Old Fashioned Christmas Open House
Come visit and enjoy the Squire’s Tavern decorated for Christmas on Sunday Dec. 13th from 1-4 pm. Sample hot,mulled cider and cookies as you wander around the old fashioned holiday decorations
Admission is free.Questions call: Noreen Watson 860 738-1152
BARKHAMSTED'S ONE ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE
The Barkhamsted Historical Society's one room
schoolhouse, the old Center
School on Center Hill Road
(Rt. 181) in Barkhamsted
Barkhamsted Center Schoolhouse circa 1912 - Teacher is Miss Frederick
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!