Rotary Hosts MBAGC to Present Teague WWI Memorial Restoration Project

FARMINGTON  – On the morning of Thursday, November 3rd, the Rotary Club of Farmington hosted the Mt. Blue Area Garden Club and Drew Goodridge of Farmington's American Legion Post 28 to share a presentation of its recent restoration project of the Teague WWI Memorial Arch. Click below for to see a copy of the presentation, … Continue reading Rotary Hosts MBAGC to Present Teague WWI Memorial Restoration Project

American Legion Expresses Thanks to MBAGC for Monument Work

FARMINGTON – Mount Blue Garden Club received a letter of thanks from the local American Legion Post for the initiative and service our volunteers demonstrated in our work restoring the Teague WWI Monument. Special recognition must be made here for the individuals who planned and worked with committed passion on this project. Our president, Libby … Continue reading American Legion Expresses Thanks to MBAGC for Monument Work

Project underway to improve World War monument

FARMINGTON – A collaborative stakeholders group has been formed to develop plans for the Teague World War One Memorial on Route 27. The Franklin County Commissioners approved an initial $20,000 in American Rescue Act Plan funds towards the restoration project of the monument and park. The first stakeholders meeting included Lance Harvell, county commissioner; Andrew … Continue reading Project underway to improve World War monument

Collaboration with American Legion on WWI Memorial Restoration

FARMINGTON — Members Libby Kaut, Marion Hutchinson, and Beth Myers, were invited to speak before the American Legion Post 28 to acquaint the veterans of the Mt. Blue Area Garden Club (MBAGC) project to restore the site of the Teague Memorial WWI Arch.  Discussion of the new tree hedge was met with positive input.  This new … Continue reading Collaboration with American Legion on WWI Memorial Restoration

Garden Club to receive ARPA funds for WWI memorial restoration

FARMINGTON — During the March 15 meeting, the county commissioners reviewed several more proposals and requests for funding for the American Rescue Plan Act dollars that were allocated for Franklin County. The Mt. Blue Area Garden Club again presented their request for $40,000 to restore the World War One memorial in Farmington. The club approached … Continue reading Garden Club to receive ARPA funds for WWI memorial restoration

Mt. Blue Area Garden Club members share the history of the Teague WWI Arch

Karen Clary, Marion Hutchinson, Beth Myers FARMINGTON — The American Legion hall in Farmington was buzzing with creative crafters, yummy treats and genuinely kind people Saturday.  The colorful Chester Greenwood Parade was fun for all with candies sprinkled along the sidewalks.  Small town living is alive and well! For members of the Mt. Blue Area … Continue reading Mt. Blue Area Garden Club members share the history of the Teague WWI Arch

Garden club seeks funding to restore World War One memorial

FARMINGTON — Heading north on Route 27, on the outskirts of downtown Farmington, a memorial arch rises out of a small green lot between the main road and Box Shop Hill Road. The arch is dedicated to the Franklin County veterans of World War One. The formal dedication was on Memorial Day, 1924. One side … Continue reading Garden club seeks funding to restore World War One memorial