Prior to the plans for Riverfront Park, acres of desirable waterfront land was home to an environmentally contaminated oil storage and distribution facility. However, due to its tie to the shipping industry in Glastonbury, the town was able to save the foundation. (Photo provided by Glastonbury, Conn.)

Prior to the plans for Riverfront Park, acres
of desirable waterfront land was home
to an environmentally contaminated oil
storage and distribution facility. However,
due to its tie to the shipping industry in
Glastonbury, the town was able to save the
foundation. (Photo provided by Glastonbury,
Conn.)