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Exterior shot of Phelps-Hatheway house during summer

Phelps-Hatheway House, built 1761 by Suffield resident Shem Burbank

The King House, built in 1764 by Dr. Alexander King, now the museum of the Suffield Historical Society

Phelps-Hatheway Barn

Library ADA entrance  illuminated at night.

Kent Memorial Library, designed 1972 by modernist architect Warren Platner

Summer gardens at Phelps-Hatheway House

Phelps-Hatheway Gardens

Victorian home on Main Street in winter

Charles S. Bissell, Jr. Home, built 1872

Suffield's historic Main Street anchors the town center along a designated 4.3 mile State Scenic Highway.  Stately homes and large shade trees line this beautiful stretch of roadway.  Home to a dynamic array of architectural styles, a walk along Suffield's Main Street is a walk through history.

Main Street in Suffield, CT with sidewalk, lamp posts and trees in spring

Main Street, Suffield

Inventory of Main Street Trees

Through a grant made possible by the Suffield Community Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the Suffield Garden Club partnered with SavATree to update the inventory of Main Street trees in 2021 for use by the Town Tree Warden and the Suffield Tree Committee. 

Inventory map tools how-to guide:

  • Locate your position
    • Use circle icon below house icon
  • Filter by species
    • use funnel shaped icon
    • all trees containing species entered will be displayed on map
      (e.g.; filtering by “oak” displays all red, white, pin, etc. oaks in inventory)
  • Search by address
    • use text box at top of page
  • Share link
    • via email or social media
    • click on icon with three arrows to right of filter funnel
  • Change base map
    • Click on four-square icon to right of share