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Many Thanks to All Who Celebrated with Us!

October 1st, 2015 | No Comments

The Tolland 300th Anniversary Committee and the Tolland Historical Society want to thank everyone who came out to the parade and picnic on Sept. 19 and celebrated with us. An estimated 4,000 people attended the parade along the historic green and another 4,000 attended the picnic at Tolland Middle School. It took four years of […]

Commemorative Programs Now Available

May 14th, 2014 | No Comments

With one year to go to Tolland’s 300th anniversary, the official anniversary commemorative program has gone on sale. The 64-page program contains a new timeline of Tolland history and many photos from the Tolland Historical Society. The program, produced by the Tolland 300th Anniversary Committee, also includes individual histories and photos of numerous town government […]

Make History!

April 7th, 2014 | No Comments

Tolland residents and businesses can be a part of the 300th anniversary in 2015 by joining the Tolland 300 Club. For a donation of $300 to the Tolland 300th Anniversary Committee, members receive a commemorative pin and will be listed on the anniversary website, tolland300.org, and in all promotional materials. Some club members have created […]

Anniversary Committee Hopes to Place Founders Monument on Town-Owned Land

October 17th, 2013 | No Comments

To honor the 59 original landowners who in May 1713 first asked the state to make Tolland its own town, the 300th Anniversary Committee is seeking to place a founders monument on town-owned land at the corner of Dunn Hill and Old Stafford roads. The gray granite monument, which would be about six feet tall, […]

Own a Piece of Tolland History!

July 1st, 2013 | No Comments

Commemorative Tolland 300th anniversary throws, featuring several historic landmarks, are on sale now for $55. All proceeds will support the Charter Day celebration, large regional parade, townwide picnic, founders memorial, or other events and projects planned to mark the anniversary in 2015. The throws can be ordered at the Farmers’ Market on the green most […]

Make history! Be a Part of the new Tolland 300 Club

May 14th, 2013 | No Comments

With two years to go to the town’s 300th anniversary, organizers of anniversary events for 2015 are asking residents to become a part of the celebration by joining a new Tolland 300 Club. Residents who donate $300 toward the 2015 anniversary events will receive a special commemorative pin and early alerts about all events and […]

A Thank You to CNC Software

April 8th, 2013 | 1 Comment

On April 4, the Tolland 300th Anniversary Committee thanked Mark and Jamie Summers of CNC Software for its generous donation of $5,000 for the celebration that’s being planned for 2015. Celeste Senechal, chairwoman of the committee, left; and Kathy Bach of the Tolland Historical Society, right; are shown in this photo thanking Jamie and presenting […]

Anniversary Committee Announces Winning Slogan

September 15th, 2012 | No Comments

The Tolland 300th Anniversary Committee and the Tolland Historical Society recently unveiled the winning slogan – “The Settlers Still Rock” – in a contest of Tolland students who were asked in the spring to invent a catchy phrase that can be featured throughout the anniversary celebration in 2015. The author of the winning slogan is […]