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Tolland 300th Anniversary Committee is Seeking Descendants of Founders

April 29th, 2015 | 1 Comment

On June 13 at 1 P.M., the Tolland 300th Anniversary Committee will dedicate a new granite Tolland Founders Monument at the corner of Dunn Hill and Old Stafford roads. The monument honors the 59 pioneers who, on May 9, 1713, first petitioned the Connecticut Colony to make the Tolland area its own town. The charter […]

Brookside Garden Center Has Pledged $5,000 in Services to the Tolland 300th Anniversary Celebration

April 26th, 2015 | No Comments

Brookside Garden Center has become the latest major donor to support this year’s Tolland 300th Anniversary celebration. The center has pledged $5,000 in landscaping services to the anniversary committee to beautify the town-owned land where the Tolland Founders Monument will be dedicated on June 13. The pledge makes the garden center the fifth “Settlers Rock” […]

Be a Part of Tolland’s 300th Anniversary!

February 10th, 2015 | No Comments

Tolland’s 300th anniversary year has arrived, and here are some ways Tolland residents can take part in the festivities: DANCE at the Three Hundredth Anniversary Gala on May 16. Tickets are now on sale at the Tolland Public Library, town manager’s office, and Tolland Recreation Center. For more details, e-mail Gala@Tolland300.org. HONOR the town’s original […]

Town Council Approves Location for Founders Monument

October 24th, 2013 | No Comments

We’re happy to report that the town council, at their October 22 meeting, unanimously approved placing the Tolland 300th Anniversary Committee’s Founders Monument on town-owned land at Dunn Hill and Old Stafford Roads. The monument will honor the 59 original landowners of the area who in May 1713 first asked the state to make Tolland […]

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, […]