The Historical Society is open Thursday through Saturday from noon to four pm.
Research and Saturday tours continue to be scheduled by appointment.
The Historical Society will be closed on May 27, 2023
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 email@example.com and reference the event.
THURSDAY, May 25
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Adult Lecture (NOTE: preregistration only)
“Let us fight the Devil with Fire: People of Color and Military Service During the Civil War Era.” A fascinating talk by David Naumec of CCSU that will enable us to better understand Civil War service by African-American and Native American soldiers.
For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
$8/youths and members; $10/adults
TUESDAY, May 30
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Abigail’s Grille and Wine Bar
Friends of the Fountain Bash
A wine and hors d’oeuvres gala will be held at Abigail’s Grille and Wine Bar to benefit the operation and maintenance of the White Memorial Fountain.
Register online by using the link below or mail a check to the Simsbury Historical Society, P.O. Box 2, Simsbury, CT 06070. Please make the check payable to “Friends of the Fountain c/o SHS.”
For questions, please email Ieke Scully at email@example.com or call the Historical Society at 860-658-2500.
$100 tax deductible donation
SATURDAY, June 10
Noon – 4:00pm
Connecticut Open House Day
Drop in to visit our wigwam and barn/carpenter’s shop
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.