Our Polish Heritage

Irish immigrants were the first non-British to come to Suffield. They came in the early 1800s to make money working on the canal system.

Hidden in Plain Sight Suffield’s History in Architecture

Architectural historian Rachel Carley will present an illustrated talk on Suffield’s rich history in buildings on May 15 at 7 p.m. at the Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge St. Under the auspices of the Town of Suffield, Ms. Carley has recently completed a study of historic resources in the second phase of a town-wide effort to document significant sites.

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.