In June 1939, five Easton ladies were selected by the Federated Garden Clubs to represent Connecticut at the newly opened Gardens on Parade at the World’s Fair in New York. Mrs. Katherine Rauschkolb, Mrs. Edith Duff, Mrs. Lillian Shook, Mrs. Rose Coon and Miss Esther Foote served Continue reading “Constant Gardeners: the Founding of the Easton Garden Club”
We can all use a little hope right now. A little brightness. Something to take our minds off this difficult time, as we isolate and ride out COVID-19. A project that gives people a reason to be mindful of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, keeping the celebration alive.
Wednesday, April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day! The concept for such a day of environmental awareness and action—conceived and promoted by Senator Gaylord Nelson—was quite innovative at the time, and precipitated significant change in the U.S.