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First Ideas

Planning/Fundraising

  • Memorabilia – ornaments of historical buildings, landmarks, town seal
  • Commemorative Map and updated map
  • Special Parade
  • Timeline for the year
  • Oral Histories/PowerPoint
  • Fair
  • Encampment
  • Book Sales
  • Commemorative Books
  • “How the town grew” information
  • Art Show/Funding – prints

Events

  • May: Kick Off
    • Settler’s Rock/pending
    • Documents rededication
  • Road Races – Spring run
    • Cider Mill Road Race
    • Triathlon
  • Education on open spaces by Commission
    • Tolland Trail Days Events
    • Winter Snow Midnight walk
    • Old Neighborhood & Significant sites (able)
    • Tolland Days
    • Garden Club Tour
    • Historical Society will have events
    • Gala – dress up?
    • Cruise night – antique cars, tractors
    • Fashion Show – Jr. Women’s
    • Coffee house/concert
    • Fall – Parade – must have Clydesdales

Art

  • County Fair
  • Marianne Tapp – Artist
  • Make rubber stamps & cards
  • Town postcards
  • Pins to wear, dash plaque
  • Silkscreen china, plates, mugs
  • Art contest of Tolland
  • Bid on art @ Arts of Tolland
  • End with olde fashion fair on green
  • Signage around green permanent
  • Plaque or “Commemorating 300th
  • Adopt a spot with plaque
  • Plant a tree on green
  • VeteransCT.com
  • Sell 1870 map
  • DD214
  • Stage coach final weekend

Communications

  • Checklist/timeline
  • Logo – school
  • Founders’ Day – May 12
  • Web site
  • Slogan “Find Your Way Here” Chatham, MA – bookmarks
  • Social Media
  • Commemorative books
  • Bookmarks – one year before
  • Canvas tote bags
  • Birch Mountain Pottery/Susan Gerr – mugs
  • Foot Race around the green
  • Plaques/Tolland Heritage Trail

Education

  • Books – picture book, chronology book, history of Tolland after WWII
  • What is the theme/focus?

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