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Tolland in Tolland County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Tolland Founders Monument

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, December 21, 2017
1. Tolland Founders Monument
Inscription.
1715 Tolland 2015
300th Anniversary
Our Founders
On its 300th anniversary in 2015, the town of Tolland honored these 59 pioneers, who, on May 9, 1713, first petitioned the colony to create our beloved town. Tolland was granted a charter on May 12, 1715.

Loseph Baker Benjamin Barber Cornelius Birge Josiah Bissell Henry Chapman Simon Chapman Daniel Cook Ebenezer Cook Nathaniel Cook Nathaniel Drake Thomas Edgar Thomas Eggleston Samuel Elisworth John Eno Joseph Farnsworth Jonas Gaylord Cornelius Gillett Nathaniel Gillett Jr. Nathaniel Grant Noah Grant Samuel Grant Daniel Griswold Jr. Thomas Griswold John Gridley Benaiah Holcomb Anthony Hoskins John Huntington H. Loomer Daniel Loomis David Loomis Joshua Loomis Ichabod Loomis Stephen Loomis Samuel Marshall Jedidiah Mills Joseph Phelps William Phelps Humphrey Pinney Jonathan Pinney Nathaniel Pinney Daniel Porter Joseph Porter Nathaniel Porter Joseph Rockwell Samuel Rockwell Joseph Skinner Philip Smith Henry Stiles Jr. Thomas Stiles Israel Stoughton Robert Warren Nathaniel Watson John Willes Joshua Willes Joshua Willes Sr. Samuel Willes Charles Wolcott Henry Wolcott Roger Wolcott
 
Erected 2015
Tolland Founders Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 21, 2017
2. Tolland Founders Monument
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Location. 41° 52.556′ N, 72° 22.259′ W. Marker is in Tolland, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Stafford Road and Dunn Hill Road, on the left when traveling north on Old Stafford Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tolland CT 06084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tolland Veterans Monument (approx. half a mile away); Tolland (approx. half a mile away); Willington (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fitch Mill, Belding Silk Mills & Dart's Stone Mill (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fox Hill Tower - War Memorial Tower (approx. 3.9 miles away); Cogswell Memorial Fountain (approx. 4 miles away); Vernon Korean War Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Vernon Veterans Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tolland.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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