Saved Despite Fire and Snow and a Water Cure

Late in December 1983, an antique sideboard along with other furniture stood outside in the snow in front of the King House Museum following a fire in the museum. Many of the rugs, Civil War artifacts, pottery, dishware and furnishings survived, including the sideboard.

100 Years Ago in Suffield

Selected from the pages of the Windsor Locks Journal and lightly annotated by Wendy Taylor of Kent Memorial Library.

A Moment in Time: Old Photos Invited from Our Readers

On April 30, 1988, the Scouts of Troop 260 pose for a casual portrait in Sunrise Park during the troop’s traditional spring weekend campout, when the “newbies” are introduced to troop camping by the older, experienced campers and the adult leaders.

100 Years Ago in Suffield

Selected from the pages of the Windsor Locks Journal and lightly annotated by Wendy Taylor of Kent Memorial Library.

100 Years Ago in Suffield

Selected from the pages of the Windsor Locks Journal and lightly annotated by Wendy Taylor of Kent Memorial Library.

Suffield Suffered in the 1918 Pandemic

What was called “The Spanish Flu” touched Connecticut in the spring of 1918, subsided, then returned with a vengeance in the fall. Unlike COVID-19, that pandemic hit children and able-bodied adults hard, as well as old folks and those already susceptible, eventually killing over 8,500 Connecticans.

100 Years Ago in Suffield

Selected from the pages of the Windsor Locks Journal and lightly annotated by Wendy Taylor of Kent Memorial Library.