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					rev. 4/14/11                   SEMIQUINCENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS IN HARTFORD
DATE              time         EVENT                                  LOCATION                                                    SPONSORED BY

JANUARY 7         5pm - 7pm First First Friday/12th Night - parade,Contra dance at Coolidge, Kick-off Celebration
                                                                   Museum at 58 Bridge Street                               Main Street Museum
FEBRUARY 9        7pm         The Great Wreck of 1887 and the Railroads of Hartford
                                                                   West Hartford Library                                    New England Transportation Museum & West Hartford Library
MARCH 4           5-7pm       Talk and Book Signing with Dave Norman - White River Junctions: Empire of Flour, Steel & Ambitions
                                                                   Vermonter Room, Hotel Coolidge, WRJct                    Hotel Coolidge
MARCH 19 + 20     10am - 3pm Maple Sugar Festival - Display of old-time sugaring, etc.
                                                                   Jericho District Schoolhouse. 3473 Jericho Street        Maple Sugar Makers
APRIL 13          7pm         F. Jay Barrett will speak on Hartford in the Upper Connecticut River Valley - exploration, chartering and settlement to 1770.
                                                                   Greater Hartford UCC in Hartford Village at 1721 Maple Street
                                                                                                                            Hartford Historical Society
MAY 14            12pm - 5 pm Agricultural Heritage at the Theron Boyd House including Barn Census Results
                                                                   Theron Boyd House at 75 Hillside Road                    HHS, HHPC & Vermont Histoircal Preservation
MAY 18            7pm         Donna Roberts & John Moody will speak on Abenaki History in Hartford and the White River Valley with a focus on 1761.
                                                                   Greater Hartford UCC in Hartford Village at 1721 Maple Street
                                                                                                                            Hartford Historical Society + the Winter Center for Indigenous Traditions
MAY 22            8am         American Legion Hartford Post #26 Youth Fishing Derby in Honor of William [Bill] Remick
                                                                   Hartford Rod & Gun Club pond at 463 Wildlife Road        Am. Legion Hartford Post 26 [call Ed Gaudette 603-448-0773 for details]
MAY 28            10am - 5pm A Walk Through Military Hisotry with Ceremonies and a Public Chicken BBQ, etc.
   MAY 29         10am - 3:30pm                                    Meeting House Green, 520 Center of Town Road             Hartford Veterans Council Inc & Hartford Parks & Rec Dept
SPRING - WINTER   daylight    Colonial Quest
                                                                                                                                  Leslie Rench's 5th Grade Class at White River School
JUNE 5            8am -      Annual Elks Club Kids Fishing Derby in Honor of Normand & Bunny Cartier
                                                                  Hartford Rod & Gun Club pond at 463 Wildlife Road Hartford Elks [call John at 295-2466 for details]
JUNE 12           8am -      Hartford Rod & Gun Club Annual Youth Fishing Derby in Honor of Norris & Evelny Putney
                                                                  Hartford Rod & Gun Club pond at 463 Wildlife Road Hartford Rod & Gun Club [call Jim Martin at 295-9076 for details]
JUNE 17 + 18                 Balloon Festival in Quechee with special historic reenactments
                                                                  Quechee Green                                     Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce
JUNE 25           11am -     Alumni Parade
                                                                  White River Junction                              Hartford Alumni Associaton
JULY 4            3pm - end BIRTHDAY PARTY with cake etc. , Garden Club, Displays by Historical Society, Library book sale
                                                                  Wilder Club & Library                             250th Committee etc.
JULY 4            10am - 3pm BIRTHDAY PARTY and Annual Fireworks - 5 pm Reenactment of Charter coming to Hartford
                                                                  Killowatt Field + Boat Launch area                Hartford Parks & Rec. Dept
AUGUST 6          9:30am -   Semiquincentennial Regional 250th 5km Fun Run
                                                                  Watson Park Field                                 Hartford Parks & Recreation Dept + 250th Committee
AUGUST 6          10am - 3pm Hartford Old Home Days
                                                                  Various locations in Hartford Village             250th Committee
AUGUST 6          11am - 1pm Field Day & Picnic at the Park
                                                                  Watson Park Field                                 Hartford Parks & Recreation Dept
AUGUST 13         1 - 5pm    Abenaki Welcome Day
                                                                      Lyman Point Park, White River Junction                      Hartford Historical Society, Winter Ctr for Indigenous Traditions & Vt Humanities Council
SEPTEMBER 10      9am - 5pm Glory Days Festival + Street Dance
                                                                      Railroad Row, White River Junction                          Hartford Parks & Recreation Dept
SEPTEMBER 10      5pm -        Street Dance & Entertainments
                                                                      Railroad Row, White River Junction                          Hartford Parks & Recreation Dept
SEPTEMBER 10      4:30 - 6:30 Semiquincentennial Turkey Supper
                                                                  Methodist Church, 106 Gates Street, White River Junction United Methodist Church
OCTOBER 1         TBA          Quechee Bridge Centennial Celebration
                                                                  Quechee Gorge Visitor Center                             HHPC, NETIM, Chamber of Commerce
OCTOBER 31   8 pm -   Gory Daze Parade & Ball
                                                           White River Junction                                      Main Street Museum + Rio Blanco Club
NOVEMBER 9   7pm      Jere Daniels will speak on the Chartering of Hartford and the Politics of the time, and Closing Celebration
                                                           Greater Hartford UCC in Hartford Village at 1721 Maple Street
                                                                                                                     Hartford Historical Society

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