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Town celebrates Old Barkhamsted Day

Goshen First Selectman Bob Valentine gave a live demonstration of blacksmithing. Photo by Jesse Williams

BARKHAMSTED — The Barkhamsted Historical Society hosted its annual Old Barkhamsted Day at Squires Tavern on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Squires Tavern has existed since the 1820s, according to the Historical Society’s website.

The event showed the skills, crafts and ways of living that would have been seen in the area during the 17th and 18th centuries.

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