Henry Sykes lecture
Suffield - posted Apr, 05 2013
SUFFIELD - The Suffield Historical Society will host guest speaker David Horsford at its meeting on Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. at the Kent Memorial Library. Horsford, a professor emeritus in history at Rutgers University, brought his knowledge to work in retirement as President of the New Marlborough Village Association, which maintains the Sykes meeting house on their green. He began research for a biographical article on Sykes in 2008, recently published in the magazine, "Nineteenth Century." Henry Sykes is a Suffield native and was the architect for our Second Baptist Church, as well as several building on the Amherst College campus.