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For more information: www.simsburyhistory.org or call (860) 658-2500

Ellsworth Visitor Center is located at 10 Phelps Lane
Phelps Tavern and Homestead is located at 800 Hopmeadow Street
The tavern is not wheelchair accessible.

The museum will be closed on Saturday, May 26.

Sat., May 5, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm
Simsbury Public Library

Mini Maker Faire
More information to follow.

Tues., May 15, 2018
Abigail's Grille and Wine Bar

Friends of the Fountain Bash
Please join us for wine and hors d'ouevres, all to benefit the White Memorial Fountain.

$100/ticket (tax deductible contribution). Only 50 tickets available.

Tickets available by calling the Simsbury Historical Society (860) 658-2500 or emailing info@simsburyhistory.org.

Please make checks payable to the Friends of the Fountain c/o SHS.

Or make a payment via PayPal below.

Sat., May 19, 2018
Begin at 1:00pm or 3:00pm

Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea

Put on your “fascinator” and celebrate the Royal Wedding!

Gather in the Meeting House at 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm for brief presentations by Rebecca Tabor-Conover on Great Britain and Karen Gilston on British wedding customs.

Proceed to the Phelps Tavern Tea Room for a traditional British afternoon tea.

$20/person.  Register by PayPal or by calling 860-658-2500.

Register for 1:00pm Tea:


Register for 3:00pm Tea:

Sat., June 9

Connecticut Open House Day
Open from noon to 4:00pm.

Fri., June 22
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Public Art Trail Garden Party
Hosted by the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce and the Simsbury Historical Society.

More information to follow.

Sat. Sept. 22, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Simsbury Scarecrows!
More information to follow.
Rain date: September 23.




Simsbury Historical Society
800 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070