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

Willington

 
 
Willington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, April 1, 2018
1. Willington Marker
Inscription.
Willington
Birthplace of
Jared Sparks
1789-1866, Historian
President of Harvard

 
Location. 41° 52.869′ N, 72° 18.35′ W. Marker is in Willington, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Marker is at the intersection of Tolland Stage Road (Connecticut Route 74) and South River Road, on the right when traveling east on Tolland Stage Road. Touch for map. The marker is next to the bridge over the Willimantic River. Marker is in this post office area: Willington CT 06279, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Willington (approx. 2.2 miles away); Town of Willington, Connecticut (approx. 2.2 miles away); This Edifice (approx. 2.2 miles away); Tolland Veterans Monument (approx. 3.3 miles away); Tolland (approx. 3.4 miles away); Tolland Founders Monument (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Willington (approx. 4.6 miles away); Stafford Soldiers Monument (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Willington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Harvard Histoy. (Submitted on April 2, 2018, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Jared Sparks. (Submitted on April 2, 2018, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
3. Willington. (Submitted on April 2, 2018, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
The back of the Willington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, April 1, 2018
2. The back of the Willington Marker
The Connecticut Motto in Latin: He who transplanted still sustains
Willington Marker from the Willimantic River bridge image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, April 1, 2018
3. Willington Marker from the Willimantic River bridge
Jared Sparks image. Click for full size.
Photo courtesy of the Lancaster Historical Society under CC BY-NC-ND license, circa 1850
4. Jared Sparks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2018, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2018, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.   3. submitted on April 5, 2018, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.   4. submitted on April 4, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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