Taking a walk through history

Barkhamsted Historical Society president Noreen Watson in front of the historic Squires Tavern building. The society took part in the state’s Museum Open House Day on June 14. Photo by Megan Stevens

BARKHAMSTED — The Barkhamsted Historical Society participated in Connecticut Museum Open House Day on Saturday, June 14.

The open house included a slideshow featuring photographs of Pleasant Valley and a tour of Squires Tavern. From the authentic reproduction of the 1800s stencil wallpaper in the building’s liquor keep to the 1846 Bedroom Quilt, thought to be a wedding gift, the 19th-century style tavern allows a walk through history.

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