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Westerwald Pottery


For immediate release:  August 17, 2010
Contact:  Catherine Bermon
860-658-2500 ext. 102


A new shipment of the ever-popular Westerwald pottery has just arrived!   Every piece of the hand-made stoneware, made with a distinctive gray glaze and cobalt brush decorations, is marked “Simsbury Est. 1670.”  Our exclusive stock includes a selection of mugs, pitchers and jars.   These affordable items make wonderful souvenir, special event, or new home gifts, and are available in the Museum Shop at the Simsbury Historical Society.  Members receive a 20% discount.

We carry other “Simsbury” items such as baseball hats, polo shirts, sweatshirts and tote bags, and a large assortment of note cards by local photographer Jim Church.  Our book selection includes publications on local and state history, historic buildings and collections care, and activity and chapter books for young adults.  The young and young at heart might enjoy a game or wooden toy.


Come and Shop!  Open Tuesday through Saturday from 12 noon – 4 pm, the Museum Shop is located in our Visitors Center, adjacent to the Phelps Lane parking lot.  For more information, contact us at 860-658-2500, ext. 103.





Simsbury Historical Society
800 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070