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Archaeology Talk: 1771 Colebrook Forge with Marc Banks

May 31, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

Archaeology: An Investigation into the 1771 Colebrook Forge and Its Role in the Revolutionary War with Marc L. Banks

Join us as Marc Banks details the 2007 archaeological investigation into the Richard Smith Forge in …

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2018 MLK in Simsbury Celebration

8th annual event is free & open to the public

On January 15th, Simsbury will once again commemorate renowned civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by holding a special program at First Church of Christ at 2:00 p.m.

This ceremony will celebrate …

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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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