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Carl Walter to Give Canal Talk

Simsbury Canal Maps

Canal expert Carl Walter will be back at the Free Library on Thursday, October 19, at 7 p.m. This talk will focus on the Farmington Valley towns through which the canal ran:  Farmington, Avon, Simsbury and Granby.  Don’t miss the opportunity to …

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New Canal-Rail-Trail Book Available

Bob Madison’s new book, New Haven and Northampton Canal Greenway: Bike and Rail Trails Following the Historic Canal, is now available for sale at the Simsbury Free Library. This rails to trails book is a comprehensive guide which includes trail …

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Canal Author Bob Madison Visit Planned

Canal enthusiasts and history lovers, mark your calendars for Thursday, September 28, at 7:00 pm.

Bob Madison, author of “The New Haven and Northampton Canal Greenway: Bike and Rail Trails Following the Historic Canal”, a rails-to-trails book whose roots originated from …

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Welcome to Lost and Found

In past issues of the Simsbury Free Library’s Quarterly newsletter, we have included queries from our members.  Do you have a question about the house you live in?  A missing piece in your genealogy chart?  A question about Simsbury history?  An …

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