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Youth Zone

Explore Simsbury!

Browse our website or visit our buildings and gardens to have fun and learn more about Simsbury’s past, present and future.

On the website:
>Follow the Simsbury History sign post to read about Martin Luther King, Jr, and his time in Simsbury, the Talcott Mountain Boys, and early district schools of Simsbury. 
>See pictures of our buildings and learn about the people who built and used them. 
>Print drawings of our flowers and color them yourself.
>Take a Simsbury quiz – how well do YOU know your town?
>Read about upcoming events and mark your calendar!

On the grounds:
>Dress up in one of our costumes and take a tour.
>Play games that entertained children long ago.
>Sit in the Tavern and imagine resting there while traveling on the Farmington Canal.
>See early machinery that twisted gunpowder into spun fibers to make safety fuses.
>Imagine shopping from the stocked peddler’s wagon instead of in today’s department stores.





Simsbury Historical Society
800 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070