Sweden's Bicentennial Sweden Days
Evans Hill Hike
The Town of Sweden celebrated its Bicentennial Summer during Sweden Days from
Thursday, August 8 through Sunday, August 11, 2013.
Three walks to historic sites were undertaken during Sweden Days:
Evans Hill Site (this page)
Sweden's Old City
Other events included:
The Town Talent Show
Potluck Supper and Contra Dance
|The group assembled at the Sweden Town
Meetinghouse to start off on the walk to the Evans Hill
|The Evans Hill site was reached from the
intersection of Goshen and Ledge Hill Roads. Note that the
roads at this point are not maintained.
The remainder of the red track shown will be described in a separate page on old saw and grist mills on Keyes Brook (coming).
|At the Evans Hill house site, the group
listens to Peter Samuelson describing the past and current
condition of the cellar hole. The mound in the middle of
this photo is what remains of the center fireplace for the
old residence. The large stones forming the foundation are
visible in the background. Note bricks scattered
|The center fireplace. The site has been
cleared to the extent that the old foundation stones are
|More views of the Evans foundation.
An outside wall of the house.
|The foundation of the large barn located
adjacent to the house.