DUNSTABLE -- Ruth Tully, director of Dunstable's Council on Aging, recently presented the Boston Post Cane, honoring the oldest resident of Dunstable, to her father-in-law, George Tully, 95. at the 40th anniversary of the Dunstable Rural Land Trust annual meeting with 86 members, friends and family present.
George Tully, a lifelong resident of Dunstable and dairy farmer, raised seven children with his wife, June, and served Dunstable as selectman, town moderator, fence viewer, pound keeper and surveyor of lumber, as well as serving on the Special Building committee for the Swallow Union School. He was an organizer of the Dunstable Civic Associates, who formed what is known today as the Dunstable Rural Land Trust. Tully was active in agricultural affairs, serving in many capacities with the Grange, the Middlesex County Farm Bureau and the United Co-operative Farmers. With his son Charlie and grandson Charlie Jr., he continues to own and operate Tully Farms Inc. He has seven children, 22 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and many extended family members.