Help make

history

 

What's a celebration if you can't share it with everyone? All schools, churches, businesses, organizations and residents - of all ages - are encouraged to help make history in 2019 and we welcome collaboration from those who wish to plan an event or project. Interested in partnership or hosting an event? Please contact the 300 Committee for approval, support, logo use and publicity. 

collaborative
community initiatives 
throughout 2019

Stafford Public Library: Celebrating 300 Years

Monthly throughout 2019  |  10 Levinthal Run

 

To commemorate Stafford's 300 year milestone, the Stafford Public Library is hosting a rotating exhibits that look back on town history, organizations and humanities. Displays change monthly and include: 

January

February

March 

April

May 

June

Town of Stafford Village with train

Lion’s Club History

History of the Stafford Public Library

Stafford Arts through Time, Stafford Arts Society

Children’s Art from Public Schools

Stafford Through an Artist's Eye

July 

August

September

October

November 

December

Stafford Fire Department #1

Stafford Agriculture 

Stafford Motor Speedway and fairgrounds

Town history, 300 Year Anniversary Committee

Salute to Veterans

Town of Stafford Village with train

Images of America Stafford, Connecticut

Produced by the Stafford Historical Society

 

March Release

Images of America is an ambitious collection of chronicles that accurately capture the essence of what gives each American small town, neighborhood, and downtown its unique flavor. Each one is penned by a seasoned local expert and features hundreds of vintage images, local memories, personal stories, and unique points of view in regards to a variety of iconic events. 

 

Literary Reading & Reception

Hosted by the Stafford Arts Society at the Stafford Public Library | 10 Levinthal Run

 

Sunday | April 6 | 2PM

Literary reading with Town Historian, Bruce Dutton, as well as from Stafford authors and poets (snow date, April 27). Following the reading there will be a reception celebrating authors, poets and those featured in the art exhibit. Snow date: April 27.
 

Stafford Springs Blues Fest

1 Hyde Park Road

 

Saturday | August 3 | 10:45AM

A day of music, food, vendors and community. The 2019 line-up features: Mud Morganfield (1st born son of the Legendary Muddy Waters), Brandon Santini,
Diane Blue and her All Star Band, Chris Stovall Brown Band, Carl Ricci & 706 Union Ave, and Jake Kulak and the LowDown. 

Learn more at facebook.com/StaffordSpringsBluesFest

HONORING THE PAST, CELEBRATING THE PRESENT & INSPIRING THE FUTURE.

The Town of Stafford is celebrating 300 years of community since our founding in 1719. More than just a birthday, 2019 will commemorate generations of progress, ingenuity and unique character. Truly an exciting milestone, you're invited to fall in love with Stafford all over again through a series of meaningful events, historical observances, cultural experiences and community programs.

OVER 300 YEARS EXPERIENCE

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