Flagpole Photographers Co-Produce “A Tour of Newtown”

The Flagpole Photographers and the Newtown Lions Club have joined together to create “A Tour of Newtown, Connecticut”! This photo filled book highlights some of Newtown’s history, landmarks, events, and services. All proceeds benefit the Charitable Funds of the Newtown Lions Club. Thank you to the members of Flagpole Photographers who contributed photos to this project!

Copies available for purchase at the C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street and The Toy Tree, 14 Church Hill Road. 


  • Co-Producer: Ed Miklaszewski, Newtown Lions Club
  • Co-Producer: Rhonda Cullens, Flagpole Photographers Camera Club
  • Special Assistance: Shannon Hicks, The Newtown Bee
  • Proofreaders: Daniel Cruson and Oscar De Los Santos
  • Special Thanks: Bill Brett, Chane Cullens, Kacey Miklaszewski Dillier, Walt Schweikert, Ryan Storms, Gordon Williams, and ShopRite
  • Information Contributors:
    • Newtown Town Historian – Daniel Cruson
    • Newtown Historical Society – Gordon Williams
    • Cyrenius H. Booth Library – Beryl Harrison
    • Ferris Acres Creamery – Terry Ferris
    • Newtown Lions Club
    • Connecticut State Library
    • Newtown Parks & Recreation
    • The Newtown Bee
    • Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company
    • Flagpole Photographers Camera Club
  • Photos by: Mark Ashbolt, Lisa Brown, Chane CullensRhonda CullensAnne Eigen, Lucy Handley, Shannon Hicks, Linda Lubinsky, Ed Miklaszewski, Bruce Walczak, and The Newtown Bee photo archives
  • Paintings by: Jim Chillington, David Merrill, and Virginia Zimmerman