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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Tolland County, Connecticut

Clickable Map of Tolland County, Connecticut and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Tolland County, CT (103) Hartford County, CT (431) New London County, CT (239) Windham County, CT (77) Hampden County, MA (100) Worcester County, MA (234)  TollandCounty(103) Tolland County (103)  HartfordCounty(431) Hartford County (431)  NewLondonCounty(239) New London County (239)  WindhamCounty(77) Windham County (77)  HampdenCountyMassachusetts(100) Hampden County (100)  WorcesterCounty(234) Worcester County (234)
Adjacent to Tolland County, Connecticut
    Hartford County (431)
    New London County (239)
    Windham County (77)
    Hampden County, Massachusetts (100)
    Worcester County, Massachusetts (234)
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1Connecticut (Tolland County), Andover — Constitution Oak
1902 Constitutional Oak (a Pin Oak-Quercus palustris) Planted May 3, 1902 to commemorate the State Constitutional Convention of that year — Map (db m93612) HM
2Connecticut (Tolland County), Andover — Eleazar Wheelock
3 1/2 miles S.E. (route 87) Eleazar Wheelock’s Indian School, 1754 from which developed Dartmouth College. — Map (db m111675) HM
3Connecticut (Tolland County), Andover — WWII Japanese 37 mm anti-tank cannon history
This WWII Japanese 37 mm anti-tank cannon was liberated from Japanese troops in the mountains of the Solomon Islands during WWII by Tech. Sgt. “Duke” Baldwin. Baldwin, of the 169th Regiment, 43rd Division, dismantled and packed the . . . — Map (db m111723) WM
4Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Bolton
: Formally known as Hanover or Hartford Mountains, this town was incorporated in 1720, having been settled by a group of “good Christian men” desiring more open farmland. In 1781 the French army of General Rochambeau, on their way to . . . — Map (db m140602) HM
5Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Bolton Veterans Monument
In Memory Of All Bolton Men and Women Who Served Their Country During World War II the Korean Conflict and the Viet Nam Conflict — Map (db m142366) WM
6Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Bolton Veterans Monument and Honor Roll
Bolton Veterans Monument and Honor Roll Korea   1950 — 1955 Donald B. Caldwell, Sr. · Anthony Fiano · Paul Fiano · Michele Giglio · Robert D. Murdock · Morris Silverstein · David C. Toomey, Jr. · Arnold Tobias★ · Conrad Tobias . . . — Map (db m142367) WM
7Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Bolton World War I Monument
1914   1918 Honor Roll Of Bolton Boys In the World War Camillo Boero · Merrill Cross · ★Michael Daly · Harry B Doolittle · Jacob Horowitz · Keeney Hutchinson · James A Lee · Herald Lee · Victor Lachapelle · Fred O Mannel · Joseph Mack · . . . — Map (db m142368) WM
8Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Rochambeau Encampment
In this Vicinity French Troops Under Rochambeau Enroute to Yorktown Encamped During June 1781 Erected by the State and Oxford Parish Chapter D.A.R. Cooperating — Map (db m142365) HM WM
9Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteBolton
Bolton French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces Arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, . . . — Map (db m140691) HM WM
10Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Columbia
In May, 1700, William Clarke and Deacon Josiah Dewey acquired land in Lebanon Crank by agreement with Oweneco, son of the Indian sachem Unicas. Settlers arrived and, in 1715, pleading remoteness from the place of worship . . . — Map (db m111908) HM
11Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Columbia Korean War Monument
. . . — Map (db m140569) WM
12Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Columbia Vietnam War Monument
Vietnam 1964 — 1975 ( back ) POW★MIA You Are Not Forgotten All Gave Some Some Gave All — Map (db m140570) WM
13Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Columbia World War I Monument
In Honored Memory Of the Men from Columbia Who Served During The World War 1917   1919 Henry A Brown · Herman T Brown · George A Cobb · Herbert C Collins · Charles A Friedrich · Cyrus Hilton · Stanley D Hunt · Philip H Isham · Rudolph . . . — Map (db m140571) WM
14Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Eleazar Wheelock D.D.
In 1755 Eleazar Wheelock D.D. minister at Lebanon Crank now Columbia founded near this spot Moor’s Indian Charity School In 1769 the school was removed to Hanover New Hampshire From this beginning arose Dartmouth . . . — Map (db m111909) HM
15Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Moor’s Charity School
Moor’s Charity School 1755 - 1769 Columbia, Connecticut proudly remembered for two hundred years by generations of Dartmouth Men as seeding ground of Dartmouth College and faithful steward of Eleazar Wheelock’s generous and . . . — Map (db m111911) HM
16Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Town of Columbia Honor Roll
Town of Columbia Honor Roll World War II Albert Anderson · Louis Axelrod · Alfred Barrett · Howard Barrett · Henry M. Beck · Elio Belli · Mario Belli · Fred L. Bellows · Frederick Bertsch · Edward Bjork · Russell Bjork · Frank Bobeck · John . . . — Map (db m140568) WM
17Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Trooper Russell A. Bagshaw
. . . — Map (db m140572) HM
18Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Birthplace of Nathan HaleHale Memorial
Durable stone preserve the monumental record Nathan Hale Esq. a Capt. in the army of the United States who was born June 6th, 1755 and received the first honors of Yale College Sept. 1773 resign’d his life a sacrifice to his . . . — Map (db m141044) HM
19Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Booth and Dimock Memorial Library
Booth and Dimock Memorial Library The Booth an. Dimock Memorial Library, was dedicated on Friday, October 24, 1913. The Construction of this new building in 1912 was the result of a $40,000 bequest by Henry Dimock in memory of his grandfather, Rev. . . . — Map (db m142431) HM
20Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Captain Nathan Hale
Captain Nathan Hale June 6, 1755 - September 22, 1776 “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my Country” — Map (db m140697) HM WM
21Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Captain Nathan Hale Monument
Captain Nathan Hale 1776 Born at Coventry June 6, 1755 I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country Died at New York Sep 22, 1776 — Map (db m12219) HM
22Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Connecticut Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1959   1975 All Gave Some   Some Gave All John M Ainsworth Jr. · Antonio L Alho · Richard D Ambruso · Martin W Anderson · Everett L Anderson · Stuart M Andrews · Allen C Argenta · Arthur Jr. Artkop · Ronald A Ashe · Lester R Atherden · Charles . . . — Map (db m142438) WM
23Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry
Side 1 This land was known to the Indians as Wonggumbaug – “crooked pond” from the curved shape of the large body of water within the present town limits. It was set off in 1706 to be divided by deedholders from . . . — Map (db m140597) HM
24Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry Veterans Memorial
In Grateful Memory Of those men of Coventry who gave themselves unreservedly in the hour of their country’s need Among them was Nathan Hale all might have echoed his immortal words “I only regret that I have but one life . . . — Map (db m140941) WM
25Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry Vietnam Memorial
Coventry Remembers The Courage, Sacrifice and Devotion To Duty and Country Of its Vietnam Veterans Killed In Action Chap. Maj. Roger W. Heinz LCPL. Michael A. Machie Died In Service PVT. Robert H. Nothnick SP4. . . . — Map (db m140943) WM
26Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry World War II Memorial
Roll Of Honor In Honor Of The Men And Women Of Coventry Who Served Our Country In World War II This Memorial Was Made Possible By The Citizens Of The Town Of Coventry ★ Merrick Aborn ★ Eugene F. Edgerson ★ John Jones . . . — Map (db m144520) WM
27Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry’s First Congregational Meetinghouse
This Stone Marks the Site Of the First Congregational Meetinghouse Erected in This Town in 1712 — Map (db m158723) HM
28Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — E.A. Tracy Wool Extract and Shoddy MillCirca 1880 - 1929
A mill complex, consisting of 15 buildings, existed at this site which reprocessed used fabrics for the production of inexpensive woolen cloth. The stone ruins and two nearby brick buildings are all that remains of this complex. — Map (db m142387) HM
29Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — French Army Memorial
1781 This memorial was erected by the citizens of Coventry to pay tribute to the valor of General Rochambeau and the soldiers of his French Army who fought for American Independence. Seven of those courageous soldiers died while on . . . — Map (db m140779) HM WM
30Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Holy GroveNathan Hale Memorial
This triangular plot was planted with sugar maples set in rows A.D. 1812 by David Hale, nephew of Nathan Hale the Patriot - for more than a Century it has been called “Holy Grove” A brotherhood of venerable trees . . . — Map (db m141042) HM
31Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — John Boynton’s Mill
John Boynton began his career in the early 1800s and became the dominant businessman in town for the next 45 years. He purchased this site known as the ‘still’ lot and in 1815 at age 35, built the mill building seen here today. The upper . . . — Map (db m158734) HM
32Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — KoreaJune 27, 1950 – January 31, 1955
. . . — Map (db m140942) WM
33Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Lakeside Park
Lakeside Park was situated on the southeastern shore of Lake Wangumbaug in a lovely grove of chestnut trees. Paths were laid out leading to the many local beaches and picnic areas were available to all who came to enjoy the beauty of the lake. . . . — Map (db m165482) HM
34Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Nathan Hale Cemetery
Nathan Hale Cemetery The Nathan Hale Monument Before you is an impressive granite obelisk, 14 feet square at the base and 45 feet high made out of 125 tons of hewn Quincy granite. It was designed by Henry Austin and completed by Solomon . . . — Map (db m142435) HM
35Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Patriot’s Park
You are overlooking a 12 acre site that has been a part of Coventry history since the town was founded in 1712. The home, to your left, was built in 1716 by Captain Edgerton. The frame is of hand pegged oak beam construction with some of the . . . — Map (db m142384) HM
36Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — South Coventry Village
Prior to 1800 the area of Coventry Village was dominated by three large farms, the First Church and ministry, and the Nathan Hale Cemetery. Thomas Porter and later his son Noah, owned the land from the lake dam southeast to today’s Mason Street. . . . — Map (db m142179) HM
37Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — South Coventry Village
Prior to 1800 the area of Coventry Village was dominated by three large farms, the First Church and ministry, and the Nathan Hale Cemetery. Thomas Porter and later his son Noah, owned the land from the lake dam southeast to today’s Mason Street. . . . — Map (db m142403) HM
38Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Strong HomesteadNathan Hale Memorial
Hale Memorial Strong Homestead Nathan Hale’s mother Elizabeth Strong (1727-1767) lived in this early eighteenth Century house before her marriage in 1746 to Richard Hale. Six of her nine sons were engaged in the War of the American Revolution . . . — Map (db m141040) HM
39Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — The Bidwell House
The Bidwell House This Greek revival style hotel was built in 1822 by Solomon Bidwell on a one hundred forty acre track of land. The ell was added by Solomon's son, Lyman Bidwell, around 1850. The property descended to Lyman's son and daughter . . . — Map (db m142436) HM
40Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — The Connecticut Veterans Memorial
On Saturday May 17, 2008, 33 years after the war ended veterans, families and onlookers gathered from all over the state for the unveiling of the first memorial honoring the 612 men from Connecticut who died in the Vietnam War. The ceremony for the . . . — Map (db m142439) HM WM
41Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — The First Congregational Church
The First Congregational ChurchThis classic pillared New England Congregational Church was built in 1849 as the Village Church at a cost of $10,491. For a period of 20 years there were two Congregational Churches in South Coventry. One was the . . . — Map (db m142428) HM
42Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — The Grant Farm / Storrs House
The Grant Farm / Storrs House Site The first settler to build on this property (across the street at the corner of Grant Hill Road and Boston Turnpike) was Solomon Grant in the mid 1700’s. Noah Grant, Solomon’s brother, succeeded him as the . . . — Map (db m142442) HM
43Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — The Strong-Porter Homestead
Thomas E. Porter Thomas E. Porter was born August 28, 1830. He was born in Coventry, Connecticut and educated in private and public schools and academies of his native state. He then taught school in Tolland and Hartford Counties. Desiring . . . — Map (db m142475) HM
44Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — The Tracy Shoddy Mill
The history of this mill site started in April of 1812 when Fitch, McClean and Gilbert built a paper mill “five rods south of the grist mill.” The purity of the water was noted for making writing and accounting paper. In 1820 the mill . . . — Map (db m142569) HM
45Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — The Washburn Mill & The Visitor’s Center
The Washburn Mill Behind and to the west of the Visitors' Center was the Washburn foundry and silk mill which operated from 1841 to 1908. There are no existing pictures of the mill, though a survey map (see insert) exists. from 1908. The site . . . — Map (db m142427) HM
46Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Thomas H. Wood’s Silk Mill
Thomas H. Wood’s Silk Mill This mill site has been in continuous commercial operation since 1716. That year the town fathers commissioned Jonathan Hartshorn to build a mill at the brook. The small grist mill, serving at first about forty families . . . — Map (db m142426) HM
47Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Veterans 1861-1865
Veterans 1861-1865 — Map (db m142434) WM
48Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Veterans Memorial Green
The Original Meetinghouse The First Church of Coventry stood on the town green facing Lake Wamgumbaug and also served as the town meeting house. The structure was built in 1716, though a full completion with furnishings did not come until 1738. . . . — Map (db m142437) HM
49Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Warfield Pond
Warfield Pond Named in honor of Frances Warfield for over 28 years of dedicated service to our company and our customers. Genzyme Biosurgery   May 16, 2003 — Map (db m142440) HM
50Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Wellwood’s General Store / The Methodist Church
Wellwood’s General Store On this site sits the oldest standing General Store building in the nation. The first building at this location (1787) housed the store and small living quarters that is now part of the adjoining residence. not much of the . . . — Map (db m142429) HM
51Connecticut (Tolland County), Ellington — Constitutional Oak
Constitutional Oak Presented To Francis M. Charter Delegate From Ellington At The 1902 Connecticut Constitutional Convention Erected By Grange No. 46 P. of H. 1967 — Map (db m111902) HM
52Connecticut (Tolland County), Ellington — Ellington
Ellington This region was named by Indian inhabitants Weaxskashuck, meaning Great Marsh. Early white settlers called it Windsor Goshen or Great Marsh. In 1671 Town of Windsor purchased western part from the Indians, receiving eastern portion later . . . — Map (db m111898) HM
53Connecticut (Tolland County), Ellington — Ellington Remembers
( west plaque ) 1675   Colonial Wars   1763 Bingham Ithamar · Ellsworth Daniel · Fitch Medinah · Hubbard Isaac · Pierson Benjamin · Pinney Benjamin Jr. · Pinney Joseph Jr. · Wadsworth Ichabod 1812   War with England   1814 Collins Jabez . . . — Map (db m111901) WM
54Connecticut (Tolland County), Ellington — Ellington Veterans Memorial
In Honor Of Those Who Gave Their Lives 1941   World War II   1945 SN Thomas J. La Boc   Aug. 10, 1942 · AF Francis M. Brigham   Jan. 9, 1943 · LT George J. Bolles   Dec. 23, 1943 · PVT Arthur T. Kelly   Apr. 7, 1944 · PVT Lewis White   July 9, . . . — Map (db m111900) WM
55Connecticut (Tolland County), Ellington — Ellington Wall of Honor
Ellington Wall of Honor Honored 2001 John B. Decarli 1885 — 1935 E.V.F.D. Charter Member · Captain Constable 1915 – 1935 Nellie E. McKnight 1894 — 1981 Educator · Librarian · Historian . . . — Map (db m111846) HM
56Connecticut (Tolland County), Ellington — First Meeting House
Site Of The First Meeting House Ellington Congregational Church 1739   —   1806 Marker Erected By Ellington Grange 1976 — Map (db m111899) HM
57Connecticut (Tolland County), Hebron — Hebron
Hebron Settlement of the area soon to be named Hebron began in 1704 on land deeded by the Indian sachem Joshua in 1676. The Town was incorporated in 1708. It was nicknamed “Pump Town” from a log cannon, made similar to a wooden water . . . — Map (db m140595) HM
58Connecticut (Tolland County), Hebron — Missionary Society of Connecticut
Missionary Society of Connecticut Here in Hebron in the home of the Rev. Amos Bassett., on June 19, 1798, at a meeting of the General Association, the Rev. Benjamin Trumbull. D. D., Moderator, the Missionary Society of Connecticut was organized. . . . — Map (db m140594) HM
59Connecticut (Tolland County), Hebron — Observation Post 52
World War II Civilian Defense Aircraft Observation Post 52 United States Army — Map (db m140688) HM
60Connecticut (Tolland County), Mansfield Center — Mansfield
Front The area that became Mansfield was included in land acquired by sixteen residents of Norwich and nearby towns from Mohegan Indian chief Joshua, son of Uncas. This tract was incorporated as the town of Windham in 1692. At . . . — Map (db m101968) HM
61Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Descendant of the Original Charter Oak
Descendant of the Original Charter Oak May It Grow As Strong As Our Country Somers Lions Club     May 30, 2002 — Map (db m113827) HM
62Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Scitico Roll of Honor
Scitico Roll of Honor WW II Aleskwiz, Frank · Aleskwiz, John · Aleskwiz, Raymond · Brenick, George J. · Berry, Arthur C. · Chaput, Emery A. · Conlin, Charles · Conlin, Earl * · Conlin, Joseph · Conlin, Thomas · Conlon, Roland R. · Crochetiere, . . . — Map (db m113853) WM
63Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Somers
Somers Named 1734 Settlement was begun here in "East Enfield" about 1706 by Benjamin Jones, followed in 1713 by Edward Kibbe, James Pease, Timothy Roote, and John McGregory. The Town of Somers was incorporated in 1734 by the General Court of . . . — Map (db m113828) HM
64Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Somers and Somersville Veterans Memorial
This Memorial Is Dedicated In Honor Of the Men and Women of Somers and Somersville, Who Served Their Country In the Armed Forces and Helped to Preserve Our Freedom and Democracy. Presented by the American Legion Buck – Dubiel Post . . . — Map (db m113852) WM
65Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Somers Memorial Honor Roll
Somers Memorial Honor Roll In Memory of Longin Sonski Civil War Francis Aborn · William Burbank · Edward Hagen · James Drake · Alonzo Griswold · Milo D. Smith · Henry Bond · Henry Barber · Joseph Granmont · Whitney Lathrop · Cornelius Wildman . . . — Map (db m113826) WM
66Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Somers Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of Those Who Served In The Defense And Protection of Their Country “They served in war that peace might reign. Let justice and truth that peace maintain.” ( plaques at the base ) Oliver Chapin Pvt Conn . . . — Map (db m113850) WM
67Connecticut (Tolland County), Stafford Springs — Attilio R. “Pop” Frassinelli
This Plaque Is Erected In Memory Of Attilio R. “Pop” Frassinelli Lieutenant Governor State of Connecticut 1967 – 1971 For His Many Contributions to the Town of Stafford — Map (db m111937) HM
68Connecticut (Tolland County), Stafford Springs — Stafford
This is the home of the famous mineral springs where the Indians met to drink the iron and sulphur waters to make them “lively” and to which the future President John Adams came for his health in 1771. Later the elite of the Nation . . . — Map (db m111917) HM
69Connecticut (Tolland County), Stafford Springs — Stafford Monument of Honor 20th Century
( left monument ) Dedicated to the Memory of All the Veterans from Stafford Who So Gallantly Served Their Country During the Conflicts of the 20th Century World War I   04-06-1917 — 11-11-1918 ( 259 names are listed ) . . . — Map (db m111939) WM
70Connecticut (Tolland County), Stafford Springs — Stafford Soldiers Monument
One Nation Indivisible With Liberty And Justice For All 1861 1865 The Gift Of Colonel Charles Warren To The Town Of His Nativity — Map (db m111936) WM
71Connecticut (Tolland County), Stafford Springs — Stafford Wall of Honor 20th Century
Stafford Wall of Honor 20th Century Killed In Action WWI Bousquet, W. · Cunningham, M. · Needham, C. · Roberts, C. · Strazza, A. · Swift, E. WWII Carocari, A. · Cooley, J. · Hajosy, F. · Hipsky, A. · Klecak, F. · Panciera, J. · . . . — Map (db m111941) WM
72Connecticut (Tolland County), Storrs — 603 GilbertCottage 15/16
Has been designated a Contributing Resource to the University of Connecticut Historic District One of two remaining houses built as faculty residences between 1912 and 1920, the side-by-side colonial revival structure is sited on what was . . . — Map (db m137533) HM
73Connecticut (Tolland County), Storrs — 604 GilbertCottage 22/23
Has been designated a Contributing Resource to the University of Connecticut Historic District One of two remaining houses built as faculty residences between 1912 and 1920, the side-by-side colonial revival structure is sited on what was . . . — Map (db m137544) HM
74Connecticut (Tolland County), Storrs — Benjamin Franklin Koons
In Memory Of Benjamin Franklin Koons, B.A.   Ph.D. 1844 — 1903 Instructor at Storrs 1881 — 1903 First President of the College Erected June 11, 1905 by the Graduates — Map (db m142447) HM
75Connecticut (Tolland County), Storrs — Capt. Harold L. Lewis Jr. U.S.A.F.
Dedicated In Memory Of Capt. Harold L. Lewis Jr. U.S.A.F. Who gave his life on April 25, 1980 during an attempt to rescue U.S. Embassy hostages in Iran — Map (db m142445) WM
76Connecticut (Tolland County), Storrs — Historic Horsebarn HillUCONN
The Hill and adjoining land were part of the original gift of land and money made in 1881 by Charles and Augustus Storrs to establish what is now the University of Connecticut. Today Horsebarn Hill is a multipurpose shared landscape. It is . . . — Map (db m128266) HM
77Connecticut (Tolland County), Storrs — Mansfield World War I Monument
Erected by The Town of Mansfield In Honor of Her Citizens Who Served In The World War 1914 — 1918 Walter Tod Ackerman · Antonio Alossi · Howard Merton Atkins Co. M, 103 Inf. Joseph Leon Barrett Co. L, 102 Inf. Thos. Arthur . . . — Map (db m142309) WM
78Connecticut (Tolland County), Storrs — Mansfield World War II Memorial
Erected by the People of Mansfield to Perpetuate the Memory of Cpl Charles T Brown · Lt G Pierce Brundage · Capt Roger P Brundage · PFC Edward Budzinsky · Marine Sgt Reginald W Cahoon · T5 Louis W Chobot · Cpl Wm E Cramm Jr · Radioman 2c Vincent . . . — Map (db m142446) WM
79Connecticut (Tolland County), Storrs — The Eight Patriots
The Eight Patriots April 25, 1980 Greater love... Greater love hath no man... They came, these eight, from America the beautiful, of their own will, and with no fanfare... They went to a hostile place to rescue their countrymen, knowing that . . . — Map (db m142443) WM
80Connecticut (Tolland County), Storrs — VFW Post 9800 Veterans Monument
A Tribute to the Men and Women of Mansfield Who Served Our Nation ——— Dedicated by Post 9800 Veterans of Foreign Wars May 30, 1985 — Map (db m142444) WM
81Connecticut (Tolland County), Tolland — Tolland
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. . . . — Map (db m111914) HM
82Connecticut (Tolland County), Tolland — Tolland Founders Monument
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 . . . — Map (db m111913) HM
83Connecticut (Tolland County), Tolland — Tolland Veterans Monument
. . . — Map (db m111916) WM
84Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Site of the first Meetinghouse in Union
Site of the first Meetinghouse in Union 1741 – 1844 Pastors Ebenezer Wyman 1738 – 1746 Caleb Hitchcock 1749 – 1758 Ezra Horton 1759 – 1788 David Avery 1796 – 1799 Nehemiah Beardsley 1824 – 1831 1908 — Map (db m123201) HM
85Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — The Town Pound
Hitching Post # 3 Animal control was a topic of government interest in Union early on. At a town meeting on December 25, 1738 Alexander McNall, (Union’s first settler) was chosen fence viewer and Amos Stickney and W. Robert Paul were continued . . . — Map (db m123871) HM
86Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Union
Union Incorporated 1734 This was the last town to be settled east of the Connecticut River, because of its rough terrain and poor soil. In 1633 John Oldham, an adventurer from Massachusetts, obtained from the Indians here specimens of black lead . . . — Map (db m113802) HM
87Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Union Civil War Memorial
Dedicated In Grateful Memory, To The Mothers Who Gave Their Sons, To The Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives And To Those Who Daring To Die, Survived The War Of The Rebellion 1861 – 1865 ( right plaque ) Roster of Men From . . . — Map (db m113801) WM
88Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — 302 — Union Green Historic District
Union Green Historic District Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places In 1990 By The United States Department Of The Interior — Map (db m148114) HM
89Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Union Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Sons and Daughters of Union Whose Sacrifices Have Contributed to the Freedom We Enjoy Today ( left stone ) World War I Robert R. Miller · Andrew Rizner · Lewis E. Scranton · Frederick Horsman · Leroy P. Porter · Paul . . . — Map (db m113799) WM
90Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Union’s 250th Birthday Time Capsule
Buried 8-18-1984 by Union Historical Society Uncover 8-19-2034 This was the stepping stone to The Center School C. 1844 Plaque gift of Gertrude and Maurice Chappell — Map (db m123874) HM
91Connecticut (Tolland County), Vernon — Cogswell Memorial Fountain
Through the generosity of Rosetta Pitkat, a life-long resident of Rockville, This statue of Dr. Henry D. Cogswell was commissioned by the Rockville Downtown Association. The Statue, originally cast of zinc alloy in 1883, was replicated by LeFevre . . . — Map (db m111843) HM
92Connecticut (Tolland County), Vernon — Fitch Mill, Belding Silk Mills & Dart's Stone Mill
Fitch Mill, Belding Silk Mills & Dart's Stone Mill In the late 1700s, the terrain at this corner was a wilderness, with ancient hemlocks growing on steep ledges overhanging the river. The Hockanum River tumbled out of Snipsic Lake, and down a . . . — Map (db m111816) HM
93Connecticut (Tolland County), Vernon — Fox Hill Tower - War Memorial Tower
( inscribed on the four arched panels on the center column ) City of Rockville · Town of Vernon War Veterans · Army · Justice War Veterans · Navy · Freedom War Veterans · Marine Corps · Democracy — Map (db m111845) WM
94Connecticut (Tolland County), Vernon — Old Milestone
. . . — Map (db m142441) HM
95Connecticut (Tolland County), Vernon — Vernon
First settled by families from East Windsor in 1716 and originally a part of East Windsor and Bolton, the Town of Vernon was incorporated in 1808 by division of the Town of Bolton. In 1889 the City of Rockville, named from the Rock Mill, was . . . — Map (db m111842) HM
96Connecticut (Tolland County), Vernon — Vernon Korean War Monument
. . . — Map (db m111825) WM
97Connecticut (Tolland County), Vernon — Vernon Veterans Monument
. . . — Map (db m111823) WM
98Connecticut (Tolland County), Vernon — Vernon Vietnam Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m111822) WM
99Connecticut (Tolland County), Willington — This Edifice
1727–1727. This edifice originally a Meeting House was donated by the Wilington Ecclesiastical Society to the Town of Willington for the use of the public and to perpetuate the memory of the forefathers and foremothers who with . . . — Map (db m1623) HM
100Connecticut (Tolland County), Willington — Town of Willington, ConnecticutWorld War I Memorial
This monument is erected by the citizens of the Town of Willington, Connecticut in sacred memory and appreciation of those brave men who went forth in response to the call of our country to fight for its freedom and peace. . . . — Map (db m101966) WM

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