Sunday on the Porch Series at Phelps-Hatheway

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The staff of the Phelps-Hatheway House invites you to join them on Sunday afternoons in August, starting at 2 p.m. Noted scholars in the fields of historic gardening, woodworking and Native American culture will present a lecture followed by summer treats. Tours of the historic museum are included in admission.

The series begins on Sunday, August 11, as Suffield’s own Luis Lee will share stories of his youth as a member of the Seneca. Historic carpenter Mike Einsiedel will recount his restoration of the Palmer Warner barn, Haddam, on Sunday August 18. The final lecture in the series will feature Laurie Masciandaro of Roseland Cottage on Sunday, August 25,  chronicling  the history of Connecticut’s Historic Gardens. After Laurie’s talk, members of the Suffield Garden Club will be on hand to highlight late summer blooms and to suggest plantings for your green spaces.

Guests may register for the series or attend individual sessions at $14 per person/$10 for CTL Members: $40 for series/$35 for CTL Members. Reservations are kindly requested at 860-668-0055 or

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