1869 Suffield Map Reissued

A careful reproduction of the 1869 Baker & Tilden Atlas map of Suffield has been pubished on fine, archival paper for sale by the 350th Committee. The map shows homes, schools, churches and businesses, along with owner’s names (not necessarily the residents).

Shop 350

Looking for Suffield themed gifts for the holidays? The 350th anniversary committee is selling logo sweat shirts and ball caps, a collectable ornament, and the Suffield 1869 map reproduction.

Polish Heritage Society News

A Christmas Szopka

In November, the Polish Heritage Society (PHS) enjoyed a fascinating presentation about the Christmas tradition of “szopka,” hand-made nativity scenes within a colorful castle. The presenter, Marek Czarnecki, annually guides the children in Hartford-area Catholic schools who build these structures using everyday household items such as paper towel rolls, boxes, foil, plastic bottles, and wrapping paper.

Paint a Mini Barn Quilt!

Paint a mini barn quilt at the A Stroke of Color gallery on Saturday, January 11, at 1 p.m. The gallery is in the Masonic lodge on Bridge Street, across from the Senior Center. 

Several patterns are available. The program is open to both adults and young people.