Vernon in Tolland County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
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Between 1892 and 1904 cloth from Rockville’s mills achieved national and international recognition, winning awards in 1892 from the World's Columbian Exposition, at the Paris Exposition in 1900, and being chosen for the inaugural suits of Presidents William McKinley in 1897 and Theodore Roosevelt in 1905. Central Park, the site of this plaque, was laid out in 1878 and marked the commercial and governmental center of the Town. The Memorial
the Vernon Historical Society
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
Location. 41° 52.029′ N, 72° 26.958′ W. Marker is in Vernon, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Main Street and Elm Street, on the left when traveling east on W. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vernon Rockville CT 06066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vernon Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vernon Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Vernon Korean War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Cogswell Memorial Fountain (about 300 feet away, measured Fitch Mill, Belding Silk Mills & Dart's Stone Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fox Hill Tower - War Memorial Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ellington Wall of Honor (approx. 2.6 miles away); Ellington Remembers (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vernon.
Also see . . .
1. Town of Vernon, Connecticut. (Submitted on December 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Vernon, Connecticut on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.