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Category Archives: Glastonbury

Celebrating 2012 Memorial Day In Greater Hartford

In the United States of America we enjoy a freedom many residents of other countries do not enjoy. Over the last 236 years, many father’s, mother’s, brothers, sister’s, husbands, wives, friends, and coworkers have made – the ultimate sacrifice – protecting our freedom. Memorial Day is the day we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice […]

O’Christmas Tree Where Art Thou

  Tucked away among the farms of South Glastonbury is a hidden gem – a family farm, the Cavanna Farm – where you can cut down your Christmas Tree. There are fields of beautiful firs and spruces for nearly every ceiling height. When you find your perfect tree, just shout out, and someone will be right […]

Rocky Hill – Glastonbury Ferry

This seasonal ferry is probably the oldest continuously operated ferry service in the United Stated. The ferry was started in 1655, to connect Rocky Hill and Glastonbury (which were formerly part of Wethersfield), as a raft that crossed the river using poles and oars. Over the years, power was added, first using a horse on a treadmill, then […]

Apple Harvest Festival Glastonbury CT

The Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 36th Annual Apple Harvest Festival today, October 16, and tomorrow, October 17, from 10AM to 5PM at Riverfront Park. Enjoy local foods, amusement and pony rides, live music, and pie eating contests. For the shopper in each of us, there are 150 craft booths! There isn’t any parking at […]