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History Lecture on the Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812

The Suffield Historical Society will host Jerry Roberts, author of The British Raid on Essex, the Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812, at its October 15th monthly meeting. This action-packed presentation begins at 7:30pm in Suffield’s Senior Center at … Continue reading

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Valley Falls Park Trails, Vernon, Connecticut

photo, a photo by bsullivan35 on Flickr. There are 8.5 miles of blazed trails in Valley Falls Park, and the most interesting section exists at the bottom on of a wheel chair accessible trail that colonial and 19th century archeological … Continue reading

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We Hosted the State Archeologist at our Eastern Campus Site

On May 21st, Bill Sullivan’s American Studies class hosted Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, the State Archeologist, and Dr. Bruce Greene, an archeological consultant, to make an assessment of an old chimney and sunken foundation site that the class discovered at the … Continue reading

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