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Historical society holds maple syrup program

A sugar maple tree that was tapped, during a maple syrup educational program on Saturday, March 1. Despite a tough winter that has not been conducive to maple syrup tapping, the program still went on. Photo by Samantha Volovski

BARKHAMSTED — The Barkhamsted Historical Society held its third annual maple syrup program on Saturday, March 1, at Squires Tavern.

According to society Vice President Paul Hart, the educational program is geared toward giving children and families the knowledge necessary to make homemade maple syrup in their own backyard.

However, because of this winter’s severe and prolonged cold weather, Hart said it has not been a very good sap season.

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