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

Tolland

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, December 21, 2017
1. Tolland Marker
Inscription.
Tolland
Formerly a part of Windsor and named after Tolland in England, was settled in 1713 and granted a charter in 1715. The first homes were built in 1713 on a highway at Grant's Hill, so called from ancestors of President Ulysses S. Grant. Tolland became prosperous with many industries and was designated the county seat in 1785. The County Courthouse built in 1822 on the Green, afterward used as a library, is a rare example of early Connecticut civic architecture. The Tolland County Jail, more than a century old, has been preserved as a museum by the Tolland Historical Society.

Erected by The Tolland Historical Society, Inc.
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
1971

 
Erected 1971.
 
Location. 41° 52.169′ N, 72° 22.155′ W. Marker is in Tolland, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Post Road and Tolland Green, on the right when traveling west on Old Post Road. Touch for map. Located in front of the Tolland Public Works Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 Tolland Green, Tolland CT 06084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tolland Veterans Monument (about 500 feet away,
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By Michael Herrick, December 21, 2017
2. Tolland Marker
measured in a direct line); Tolland Founders Monument (approx. half a mile away); Willington (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fitch Mill, Belding Silk Mills & Dart's Stone Mill (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fox Hill Tower - War Memorial Tower (approx. 3.9 miles away); Cogswell Memorial Fountain (approx. 4.1 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.
 
Also see . . .
1. Town of Tolland, Connecticut. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Tolland, Connecticut on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Tolland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 21, 2017
3. Tolland Marker
 
 
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 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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