Falls Village is a Registered National Historic District. It once was a station stop on the Housatonic Railroad and producer of cannons for the Civil War. Through this village, 3 miles of the Appalachian Trail passes where many hikers have witnessed the thunderous action of the Great Falls.
Join Mary, Falls Village Town Clerk, as she takes us back in time to a charming mid-19th century village with examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, Second Empire and Queen Anne styles of architecture, stories of the Railroad, Iron Works & the failed stone canal.
This 2-mile guided walk will include the Iron Bridge road walk, streets of the village and a stop at the Toymakers Cafe, a popular hiker restaurant.
For those interested, we will walk/hike to Falls Overlook & on the Old Race Track Loop Trail adding another mile.
Bring comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots, snacks, water and $(cash only) if eating at cafe. Dress for the weather.
Meet at 9:45 for a 10:00 start at junction of Railroad & Main Street in front of Town Hall
(GPS Ref: 108 Main Street, Falls Village, CT); or carpool/caravan from Stop & Shop, junction of Rtes. 44/7, Canaan, CT leaving promptly at 9:20.
Please register w/L. Jill Oneglia. L Jill Oneglia (860-309-4244, email@example.com)