ABOUT US

The mission of the East Granby Historical Society shall be the preservation and promotion of East Granby heritage. 

CONTACT

East Granby Historical Society

PO Box 188, East Granby, CT  06026

EastGranbyHistorical@gmail.com

 

860-653-2866

moodynancy@att.net

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EVENTS

 

Sunday, September 22, 2019

All Day Fyfe & Drum Muster

With Marquis of Granby

Junior Ancient Fyfe & Drum Corps

Historic music and pageantry at East Granby Farms

(North Main Street), with an all day muster celebrating

the 50th anniversary of the Marquis of Granby Junior

Ancient Fyfe & Drum Corps.  Parade begins at 11am

With several fyfe and drum corps.  Historical Society barn

will be open and selling refreshments and other items.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Historic Town Tours

Tour historic area of East Granby on the town mini

bus, an updated version of the original 2008 tour pre-

pared for the 150th anniversary celebration.  Three tour times.

 See home page of this website or September issue of Talk Turkey for

ticket information.  Reservations highly recommended.

 

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Presented by Marty Podskoch

The Connecticut 169 Club

Presentation and book signing for a new book

highlighting interesting, unique and historic sites to

visit in each of Connecticut’s 169 towns.

Begins at 2:30 pm following 2:00 pm business meeting.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Presented by Richard DeLuca

“Memphremagog or Bust!”

How Connecticut’s geological history sparked a New

England canal battle, focusing on the Farmington

Canal which ran though East Granby

Begins at 2:30 pm following 2:00 pm business meeting.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Presented by Keith Stavely & Kathleen Fitzgerald

The First American Cookbook

Join us at Viets Tavern, across the street from

Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine, for our

annual meeting followed by an engaging

Presentation on American Cooking.

American Cookery (Hartford 1796), by Amelia

Simmons, is considered the first American cookbook.  Its narrative and recipes helped define the

character of the new nation.  Learn more about

the book, the author, and some delicious

early American food.

Begins at 2:30 pm following 2:00 pm annual meeting.

 

Programs take place at the East Granby Senior/Community Center, 20 Center St.

East Granby, unless otherwise noted.