The Historical Society was founded in 2002. We meet the 3rd Monday of each month in the Community Room of the Fire House. Our Speaker Series features a wide variety of topics generally during the months of February, March, April, May, September, October and November.

Your Family's History is Suffield's History

Our museum is located in Suffield's original fire station, our museum holds displays representing a variety of items reflecting life in early Suffield. Special displays include:

  • Carriage built here in the late 1800s
  • Artifacts from our general store and early businesses
  • Suffield School memorabilia
  • Scrapbooks of news articles covering all aspects of life in Suffield from 1927 - 1960s
  • Early tools, farm inplements and household gadgets
  • Spinning wheels
  • Seasonal displays

The museum is open to the public following the monthly meetings on the 3rd Monday of each month.  The museum can be viewed at your convenience by calling Judy Calcei (330-606-5127), Nancy Wise (330-628-2823) or Bob Longbottom (330-628-4435) to set up a date and time.


Current Officers

  • President:   John Saxe (740-975-6230)
  • Vice President/Secretary:   Bev Persons (330-628-4703)
  • Treasurer:   Elizabeth Vence (330-354-3625)
  • Curator:   Bob Longbottom
  • Program Chair:   Gino Calcei
  • Trustee:  Gary Miller
  • Trustee:  Charles "Buzz" Sollers
  • Trustee:  Pauline Persons

Historical Society Current Events

Something's going on each month, and you're invited...

Newsletter Archive

Chock full of news, anecdotes and - of course - Suffield Township history! Great reading!

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A Brief History of Suffield Township

In 1802, Royal Pease came to the Western Reserve from Suffield, Connecticut. He built a crude cabin and began the arduous task of clearing land and planting crops. Read more...