The Historical Society is open, Thursday through Saturday from noon to four pm.
Research and Saturday tours continue to be scheduled by appointment.

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

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Questions about any of our events? Email us at programs@simsburyhistory.org and reference the event.

SATURDAY, Oct. 15
10:00am – 10:45am:
for youths grades 5-6

11:00am – 11:45am:
for teens grades 7-9

Simsbury Witches: More Than Legends
With special guest and author, Kara LaBella

SOLD OUT

THURSDAY, Oct. 20
7:00pm – 8:00pm:
for adults

Simsbury & Salem: The Tales & the Truth
With special guest and author, Kara LaBella
Co-sponsored by the Simsbury Public Library

SOLD OUT

THURSDAY, Nov. 17

Annual Meeting followed by a presentation by a special guest!
Free

THURSDAY, Nov. 19
10:00am – 10:45am:
for youth in grades 3 -8

The Wigwam
You’ve walked through it. Now experience it in this special program for youth.
$8

SATURDAY, Nov. 26

Simsbury Celebrates

SATURDAY, Dec. 3
10:00am (or) 1:00pm

Sled or Slate Painting Workshop
Two-hour workshop to decorate a sled or slate tile. All supplies will be provided as well as instruction, if needed.
Sled Painting: $50

COLORS

Slate Painting: $20
Slates will be a natural stone with an attached cord for hanging.

SATURDAY, Dec. 17
5:30pm (or) 7:00pm

Holiday Cabaret
Acapella concert. Enjoy the music and a reception.

The Simsbury Historical Society is a non-profit organization that depends upon your support. Please consider making a donation to support our efforts in preserving Simsbury's rich history. If you're interested in becoming a member of the Simsbury Historical Society, please visit our Membership page.