The Suffield Historical Society is a non-profit organization devoted to preserving and disseminating Suffield history.

Activities

Workshop: Researching Old Suffield Homes

Suffield Senior Center

Curious about an old Suffield home? Join us. We will explain the resources available, review work that has been done dating old homes, and look into the methodology for finding additional information about homes and the people who lived in them.

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Show & Tell Night

Suffield Senior Center

Anyone can sign up for a five-to-ten minute presentation on any aspect of local history. Contact Ed Chase by March 17th to sign up. You're welcome to bring an artifact or photograph to augment your presentation. Please advise Ed of any needs for your display.

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Refreshments: Nancy Smith & Kerry White

Women's History in Suffield

Suffield Senior Center

The Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame organization teaches us that "women's lives have been filled with rich experiences, and their daily contributions are an invaluable part of our history that has too often been overlooked." Bill Sullivan's American Studies class will investigate the history of Suffield with a focus on women's history and social movements. Exploring their impact on our community and region by examining letters, photographs, and other primary sources, the students will share what they learned as well as the historical methods they utilized. Please join us for this multimedia presentation and learn more about women's history in Suffield. If the students make any original discoveries, they will be encouraged to make a case to induct a candidate into the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame and will explain their case for induction.

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Refreshments: Jacquie Wadsworth & volunteer

Connecticut's Evolving Transportation System

Richard DeLuca
Suffield Senior Center

Author and historian Richard DeLuca will use slides to punctuate his fascinating program on transportation of centuries past. From Indian trails to dirt roads to canals and railroads, these links fostered the development of our young nation. This author of Post Roads and Iron Horses will focus special emphasis on the Farmington Canal and the New Haven Railroad.

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Refreshments: Anne Borg & Judy Quinn

Visit Us at the King House Museum!

Open May Through September
Wednesdays and Saturdays 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
232 South Main Street, Suffield, CT
860-668-5256
Free Admission


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