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History of Willington, Connecticut, USA

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Willington, Connecticut, USA

Willington, Tolland, Connecticut

Willington’s main industry was glass-making, and manufacturers used water from the Willimantic River to power the factories.

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  • Willington was incorporated in May 1727.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Daniel Glazier built a tavern in Willington around 1815

    http://www.willingtonhistoricalsocietyct.org/html/DanielGlazierTavern2.html

  • 1829 - Baptist Meeting House built in Willington
    Completed October 31, 1829, by the Baptist Ecclesiastical Society of Willington. It was built in a transitional Federal/ Greek Revival style. The...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Willington
    Willington, a post- village in Tolland co., Connecticut, near the New London, Willimantic, and Palmer railroad, 24 miles E. by N. from Hartford. It...Read MORE...


  • 1876 - Congregational Church built in Willington
    Built by the Congregational Ecclesiastical Society of Willington. The builder was L.J. Westcott of Willington. Fifty men “raised the church” on June...Read MORE...


  • 1876 - Town Hall built in Willington
    Built by the Town of Willington in 1876 . The construction of this building simultaneously with the Congregational Church was intended to clarify the ...Read MORE...


  • Willington, Connecticut, USA
    Clara Hall Elliot Memorial Church, South Willington
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  • 1895 - Willington
    Wii'lington, a post-hamlet in Willington township, Tolland co., Conn., about 14 miles N. of Willimantic, and 2 miles E. of the New London Northern...Read MORE...




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Clara Hall Elliot Memorial Church, South Willington
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  • Willington was incorporated in May 1727.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Daniel Glazier built a tavern in Willington around 1815

    http://www.willingtonhistoricalsocietyct.org/html/DanielGlazierTavern2.html
  • 1829 - Baptist Meeting House built in Willington
    Completed October 31, 1829, by the Baptist Ecclesiastical Society of Willington. It was built in a transitional Federal/ Greek Revival style. The... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Willington
    Willington, a post- village in Tolland co., Connecticut, near the New London, Willimantic, and Palmer railroad, 24 miles E. by N. from Hartford. It... Read MORE...

  • 1876 - Congregational Church built in Willington
    Built by the Congregational Ecclesiastical Society of Willington. The builder was L.J. Westcott of Willington. Fifty men “raised the church” on June... Read MORE...

  • 1876 - Town Hall built in Willington
    Built by the Town of Willington in 1876 . The construction of this building simultaneously with the Congregational Church was intended to clarify the ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Willington
    Wii'lington, a post-hamlet in Willington township, Tolland co., Conn., about 14 miles N. of Willimantic, and 2 miles E. of the New London Northern... Read MORE...

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