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  • Center Hill Program

    On April 8th at 7:00PM, Paul Hart, President of the Barkhamsted Historical Society will present a slideshow and talk on the history of the Center Hill section of Barkhamsted. The program will visit the history of Center Hill, covering what the area was like in years past including a focus on one of the farms formerly located there.  ...
    Posted to News and Announcements (Forum) by Richard on 03-25-2011
  • Ice Skating Party and Bonfire

    Join us Sunday, January 30th · 1:00pm - 4:00pm at Squires Tavern, 100 East River Road,  for an old fashion ice skating party and bonfire. Bring your ice skates. We have a couple loaner sets if you don't have a pair. Children should also wear a helmet.
    Posted to News and Announcements (Forum) by Richard on 01-13-2011
  • Projects at the Tavern

    In 2008 the Historical Society received a STEAP grant from the State of Connecticut (Small Town Economic Assistance Program).   A number of projects relating to this grant have been recently completed or are in the works.  In May, Pro-Film of Torrington applied window film at the Squire's Tavern.  This film blocks a ...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Richard on 08-25-2010
  • Re: Barkhamsted Lighthouse Program

    Paul Kramarchyk has posted some photos from the Saturday program and tour on his website
    Posted to News and Announcements (Forum) by Richard on 04-11-2010
  • Re: Barkhamsted Lighthouse Program

    [quote user="Richard"] Over at Squires Tavern, April 10 and 11, 1-4 pm, BHS will host a Barkhamsted Lighthouse program. At 1:30, archaeologist, Dr. Kenny Fedor, will present a Lighthouse Lecture & Tour. After the lecture, he will give a guided tour of the Barkhamsted Lighthouse Archaeological Preserve site to show the ...
    Posted to News and Announcements (Forum) by Richard on 04-05-2010
  • Murder in the Hollow!

    Please join us this Friday night, 7:00 PM  April 9th, 2010 at the Barkhamsted Senior Center for what promises to be a fascinating educational program. Former Barkhamsted First Selectman and BHS volunteer Mike Fox will tell the story of the 1914 murder of  Hurbert B Case. Mr. Case was a life long resident ...
    Posted to News and Announcements (Forum) by Richard on 04-05-2010
  • Barkhamsted Lighthouse Program

    Over at Squires Tavern, April 10 and 11, 1-4 pm, BHS will host a Barkhamsted Lighthouse program. At 1:30, archaeologist, Dr. Kenny Fedor, will present a Lighthouse Lecture & Tour. After the lecture, he will give a guided tour of the Barkhamsted Lighthouse Archaeological Preserve site to show the foundations, cemetery, and ...
    Posted to News and Announcements (Forum) by Richard on 03-01-2010
  • 2010 Educational Programs Kick off this Friday

    This Friday, February 12th, the Barkhamsted Historical Society will be kicking off it's 2010 educational program series with a lecture on the History of the Barkhamsted School Districts. At one time, Barkhamsted had 13 separate school districts, each with it's own single room school house. Mike Day, a BHS volunteer and expert on ...
    Posted to News and Announcements (Forum) by Richard on 02-10-2010
  • Skating Party at the Tavern

    January 30 was a very cold Saturday with temperatures only in the teens at noon.  But the Historical Society skating and bonfire party went on as planned.  A little before 1:00 p.m. we set fire to the pile of wood, put out hot chocolate, marshmallows and donuts, and waited to see if anyone would show up.  Show up they ...
    Posted to Current Topics (Weblog) by Richard on 01-31-2010
  • Ice Rink Construction

    Last Wednesday we worked on the ice rink.  We got the sides up and the plastic down and put in a little water.  Richard and Steve also worked on the rink during on Thursday and Friday.  Water was pumped in from the nearby brook and the sides were raised where they were low.  On Saturday the Riverton Fire department put ...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Richard on 01-24-2010
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