You Are Invited to

the Town of Groton Bicentennial Celebration!

Still Lots to Come!!!

McLean's Mystery/History Series

Tuesday Evenings, 7:00 pm, at the McLean Fire Station in McLean, NY

July 11, 2017 - "Rural Schools in the 1800s"

July 18, 2017 - "Verne Morton, Photographer Who Made th Commonplace Compelling"

July 25, 2017 - "Ice Harvesting in the Groton Area"

August 1, 2017 - "The History of Electricity"


Admission is free.  Light refreshments will be served.


Groton Free Community Night - National Night Out

August 1, 2017, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, at the Memorial Park on Sykes Street, Groton, NY

Presented by the Groton Girl Scouts.  “Our goal in hosting the Free Community Night is to promote community togetherness and awareness,” said Jennifer Foote-Dean. “Groton is an amazing little town with so much to offer. Our community is filled with many wonderful people, community groups and businesses. Our night is about getting to know your neighbor, the police department and having a good time.”


Groton Alumni Reunion

August 5, 2017, Noon - 6:00 pm at the Groton Rod & Gun Club on Elm Street Extension, Groton, NY

Annual Almuni Reunion for all who attended Groton Central School.




Groton Bicentennial Mystery/History Series

Tuesday Evenings, at 7:00 pm, at various places.

August 8, 2017 - "History of the Groton City Church" at the Groton City Church on Groton City Road, Groton

August 15, 2017 - "History of Tompkins County" at Groton Town Hall

August 22, 2017 - "Samuel Crittenden, First Town Supervisor" at Groton Town Hall

August 29, 2017 - "Businesses & Industry Through the Years in Groton" at Groton Town Hall

September 19, 2017 - "Remember Viet Nam" at the Groton Town Hall


Groton Olde Home Days

August 24, 25, & 26 in Groton, NY

Annual community event.  Carnival, parade, music, entertainment, food, art, crafts, vendors, animals, and much, much more.




9th Annual Verne Morton Memorial Photography Show & Contest

August 25, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Opening Gala

August 26, 2017, 10:00 pm - 5:00 pm

At the Groton Town Hall on Conger Boulevard, Groton, NY

Annual Event sponsored by the Town of Groton during Groton Olde Home Days.  All photos must be taken in the Town or Village of Groton.  Anyone, from anywhere, young or old, amateur or pro is invited to enter to original photos of Groton.


Groton Public Library Centennial Celebration

September 14, 2017

Tea, followed by two topics: "William Henry Miller, Architect of Groton Public Library" by Mary Tomlan; "Dr. Miles D. Goodyear, Benefactor of the Groton Public Library" by Rosemarie Tucker.



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