Our Polish Heritage

Last month’s Polish Heritage article referred to a time that the country of Poland did not exist on the map. For almost 150 years (1772 – 1918) the territory was seized by, and partitioned between, Russia, Prussia and Austria in a series of negotiations in 1772, 1793 and 1795.

King House Museum Exhibits

This summer the King House Museum welcomes two special exhibits; One celebrating the 275th Anniversary of the founding of the West Suffield Congregational church and the second showcasing the history of Hilltop Farm.

WWI – On The Home Front

The Suffield Historical Society will meet on Tuesday, April 24 at the Suffield Senior Center at 7:00 p.m. and will host Bill Sullivans’ American Studies class from Suffield Academy. This year, his students have been investigating what life was like on the home front in Suffield 100 years ago during WWI.

Our Polish Heritage

Our Polish ancestors started coming to Suffield almost 125 years ago. Upon arrival, most were farm laborers and domestic servants.