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A BRIEF HISTORY OF BURLINGTON, CONNECTICUT
- by Clifford Thomas Alderman
The first human inhabitants of present-day Burlington were members of the Tunxis Tribe, who belonged to a confederation of Algonquian Indians. Legend holds they used the area as a hunting ground.
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Winter Wreath Contest and Auction
The BHS invites everyone to enter our wreath decorating contest with this year's theme: HOLIDAY SONGS.
A judge's award of $50 goes to the most creative and original of the theme and a high bid award of $50 goes to the person whose wreath brings the highest bid.
*There is an entry fee of $5
*Wreaths become property of the BHS
*Wreaths can be submitted on Dec 6th from 4-7 pm or
Dec 8th from 11 am-3 pm.
*Awards presented at the Elton Tavern on Dec 15th from noon-3 pm.
The bidding takes place at the Elton Tavern:
Wednesday, December 11 (During the Carol Sing)
Thursday, December 14th from 10am-2pm.