“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Tolland County Connecticut Historical Markers

Andoverís Constitution Oak image, Touch for more information
By Alan M. Perrie, March 27, 2016
Andoverís Constitution Oak
Connecticut (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
Connecticut (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
Connecticut (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
Connecticut (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
Connecticut (Tolland County), Willington — Town of Willington, Connecticut ó World 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
Connecticut (Tolland County), Willington — Willington ó Incorporated 1727
In 1720 a party of eight men, originally from England, bought sixteen thousand acres in this region and called it Wellington. One of these, Roger Wolcott, subsequently became governor of Connecticut (1750–1754). After a century of farming . . . — Map (db m1622) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Willington — Willington
Birthplace of Jared Sparks 1789-1866. Historian President of Harvard — Map (db m101965) HM

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