The Easton 175th team has been hard at work planning lots of fun and interesting activities for the upcoming months. Now that judging is underway for the Easton 175th Logo Contest, the focus is on the first planned event — a drive-in movie.
You may be wondering: What is the Easton 175th Committee? The committee is an ad-hoc group drawn from the local community that is hard at work planning a series of fun and interesting events to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Easton’s founding.
Ever wonder how and when the town of Easton got its name? It all happened exactly 175 years ago, on May 23, 1845, when the Connecticut Legislature finally accepted a petition requesting Weston be split into two separate towns. That petition was presented by twenty-nine Weston residents, Continue reading “Easton – 175 Years & Counting”→
This month, Easton reaches a landmark anniversary as it turns 175 years old. As a parish that was once part of Weston, our town was settled by independent, brave and hardworking colonials who were often referred to as “outlivers” Continue reading “Everyday History in Easton”→