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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Timeline of Congressman Larson’s Efforts on Coltsville

April 24, 2013

Coltsville legislation receives a subcommittee hearing in the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee where the National Park Service testifies in support of the bill.

March 19, 2013
Congressman Larson and Senators Blumenthal and Murphy reintroduce the Coltsville National Historical Park Act.

October/December, 2011
Coltsville receives subcommittee hearings in the House and Senate. The National Park Service testifies in favor of the legislation.

September 24, 2011
At Congressman Larson's invitation, Secretary Salazar visits Coltsville Historic District and pledges support for Larson's legislation to designate Coltsville as a National Historical Park.

July 12, 2011
Congressman Larson and Senator Lieberman introduce Coltsville National Historical Park Act.

September 16, 2010
House Natural Resources Committee passes Coltsville National Historical Park Act.

April 22, 2010
Congressman Larson introduces initial legislation into the House to designate Coltsville as a National Historical Park.

October 14, 2008
Secretary of the Interior, Dirk Kempthorne, announces that Coltsville has been officially named a National Historic Landmark.

July 21, 2008
The National Park Service Advisory Board votes to approve Coltsville's bid to become a national Historic Landmark.

December 5, 2007
Congressman Larson testifies in front of the National Park Service Commission in support of Coltsville's designation as a National Historic Landmark.

October 20, 2004
Congressman Larson, Senators Dodd and Lieberman send a letter in advance of Public Scoping Meeting as part of the Coltsville Special Resource Study led by the National Park Service in support of Coltsville's inclusion in the National Park System.

October 7, 2003
President George W. Bush signs the Coltsville Study Act into law.

September 23, 2003
The Coltsville Study Act, sponsored by Congressman Larson, passes the U.S. House of Representatives.

July 9, 2003
The Coltsville Study Act, sponsored by Congressman Larson, passes the House Resources Committee.

April 8, 2003
National Park Service testifies in support of the Coltsville Study Act, sponsored by Congressman Larson.

January 30, 2003
Congressman Larson and Senators Dodd and Lieberman reintroduce the Coltsville Study Act which would study the possibility of including Hartford's historic Coltsville property in the National Park System.

June 20, 2002
Congressman Larson testifies in support of the Coltsville Study Act during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks.

May 15, 2002
Congressman Larson, Senators Dodd and Lieberman introduce legislation calling for a Coltsville Study.