Fundraising Effort to Preserve and Update the Peaceful Valley Barn in Tolland, CT
By Marcy Moyer, Tolland Homes For Sale
(Prudential Connecticut Realty)
Beatrice Campbell, long-time Tolland resident, has authored a story about her life and homestead covering her childhood years through the present, called "Life in Tolland's Peaceful Valley." Color photographs illustrate the beauty of the landscape as well as some interesting features of the 1700's home, including a large chamber where up to 5 adults could hide. The barn and surrounding land, called the Peaceful Valley, is now owned by the Town of Tolland. The Campbell family has an agreement with the Town giving them the right to use the barn and fields surrounding it for small-scale agricultural purposes. Bea's story has been printed in a beautiful booklet and is available for $10 at the Tolland Town Manager's Office, The Homestead on the Tolland Green, and the Tolland Library. All pro...