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 maps, trailhead descriptions, attractions, distances and a little history of each of the sixteen towns along with the history of the canal and the railroad as the modern rail trail works its way along some 87 miles.

Cost of the softcover book is $19.95 plus tax.  All royalties and donations for his book sales and talks go to the Southwick Historical Society to purchase canal crossing signs.

Bob Madison will be speaking at the Simsbury Free Library on September 28.  For more information, click here.



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