2013 CT Chapter Annual Meeting

[click for larger photo] deKoven House, Rockfall Foundation, Middletown, CT Join us on Saturday April 6th for the Annual Meeting of the CT Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation at the Rockfall Foundation's deKoven House in Middletown, CT. We will have two great presenters in the morning and an afternoon field trip ? we hope […]

East Tennessee – New England chestnut connection

By Bill Adamsen President, CT Chapter TACF Dr. Paul Sisco, President of the Carolinas Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation sent this note last week. I enjoyed reading about the New England dispersed progeny of former Tennessean John Quillin Tilson assembling on the family farm in Eastern Tennessee to plant a chestnut orchard – and […]

Lecture – Rise and Fall of Two Great American Trees

By Bill Adamsen President, CT Chapter TACF A lecture at the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford, by author and historian Eric Rutkow, Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. The talk explores the histories of the American chestnut and the American elm, two of the nation's greatest trees which were decimated during the twentieth century. Free with […]