It Was 300 Years Ago When a State Hero Was Born

“Passenger, if thou art a soldier, drop a tear over the dust of a Hero, who ever attentive to the lives and happiness of … [Read more...]

RESCHEDULED – Historic Collaboration with Windham Textile & History Museum

Please join The Last Green Valley, Inc. as we explore The Windham Textile & History Museum, 411 Main Street, … [Read more...]

Silent Auction to benefit the Restoration of Long Society Meetinghouse

The Preston Historical Society will be your host at The Restaurant at River Ridge, 259 Route 164, Jewett City, on Nov. … [Read more...]

Explore The Last Green Valley – Photo Contest Winners Announced

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) announces the 13 winners of this year’s Calendar Photo Contest.  The winning images … [Read more...]

Veterans’ Life Stories Important to Remember

Saturday is Veterans Day, our national holiday to honor veterans of all wars. Originally called Armistice Day, the … [Read more...]

Get Outdoors, Get Involved

As October winds down, and we slide into November, it is time to thank the hundreds of volunteers who helped make The … [Read more...]

Brandy Hill Tour

Thompson Congregational, United Church of Christ in partnership with The Thompson Historical Society are opening the … [Read more...]

Intro to Online Genealogy

This introductory one-hour session will give a brief overview of FamilySearch.org, a free online genealogy research … [Read more...]

Elmer Bitgood was the Paul Bunyan of Voluntown

One of the more enjoyable aspects of working for The Last Green Valley has been to discover the many interesting, … [Read more...]

The Old Connecticut Path brought settlers to state

I first learned about the Old Connecticut Path when I lived in Woodstock and saw a plaque on Route 171 identifying a … [Read more...]