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  • In 1821, Colonel Francis McLean built the first textile mill in what is now Rockville in partnership with George and Allyn Kellogg and Ralph Talcott, next to a spot known as "the Rock" with capital of $16,000.

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  • 1854 - Rockville
    Rockville, a flourishing post-village in Vernon township, Tolland co. of Connecticut, on Hockanum river, about 12 miles N. E. from Hartford. It...Read MORE...


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    Eldredge & Adams
    Monumental Works
    Rockville, Conn.
  • 1889 - Rockville incorporated as a city

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  • News 1890 - Lights
    Rockville, CT.

    The common council has submitted its best offer to the local gas company for lighting the streets with electric lights. The amount...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Rockville
    Rockville, a flourishing city in Vernon township, Tolland co., Conn., 15 miles E.N.E. of Hartford. The Rockville Branch Railroad, which is 4 or 5...Read MORE...


  • News 1896 - Explosion
    ROCKVILLE, Conn., July 4. - George Weber may lose his sight through the premature discharge of a bottle of powder. The boy had this morning filled...Read MORE...


  • News 1900 - BOY DROWNED AT ROCKVILLE - Searching Party Finds His Body After Dragging a String of Lakes.
    Rockville, Conn., June 20.- The body of Barney Fynol, 14 years old was found in Adams Mill pond here just before noon today. The lad had been missing ...Read MORE...


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    Bird's Eye View of Rockville, Conn.
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    Park Place, Rockville, Conn.
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    Prospect Street. Rockville, Conn.
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    Rockville High School, 1905
  • 1906
    Rockville, a city of Tolland co., Conn., 15 miles NE. of Hartford, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R. It has abundant water-power, supplied...Read MORE...


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    Central Fire Station
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    Ellington Avenue
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    Rock Mfg. Co.
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    The George Maxwell Memorial Library
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    Rockville House
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    Snipsic Lake
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    Main St. in Winter, Looking West
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    Methodist Church
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    J. J. Regan Mfg. Co.
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    Springville Mfg. Co.
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    Residence of Mrs. Thomas Sykes, and Davis Avenue.
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    Union Congregational Church and Bank Building
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    Union St. looking North
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    Post Office
  • 1965 - Rockville becomes part of the town of Vernon

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Eldredge & Adams
Monumental Works
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Bird's Eye View of Rockville, Conn.

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Park Place, Rockville, Conn.

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Prospect Street. Rockville, Conn.

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Rockville High School, 1905


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Central Fire Station

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Ellington Avenue

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Rock Mfg. Co.

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The George Maxwell Memorial Library

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Rockville House

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Snipsic Lake

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Main St. in Winter, Looking West

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Methodist Church


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J. J. Regan Mfg. Co.

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Springville Mfg. Co.

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Residence of Mrs. Thomas Sykes, and Davis Avenue.

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Union Congregational Church and Bank Building

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Union St. looking North

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  • In 1821, Colonel Francis McLean built the first textile mill in what is now Rockville in partnership with George and Allyn Kellogg and Ralph Talcott, next to a spot known as "the Rock" with capital of $16,000.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Rockville
    Rockville, a flourishing post-village in Vernon township, Tolland co. of Connecticut, on Hockanum river, about 12 miles N. E. from Hartford. It... Read MORE...

  • 1889 - Rockville incorporated as a city

    www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1890 - Lights
    Rockville, CT.

    The common council has submitted its best offer to the local gas company for lighting the streets with electric lights. The amount... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Rockville
    Rockville, a flourishing city in Vernon township, Tolland co., Conn., 15 miles E.N.E. of Hartford. The Rockville Branch Railroad, which is 4 or 5... Read MORE...

  • News  1896 - Explosion
    ROCKVILLE, Conn., July 4. - George Weber may lose his sight through the premature discharge of a bottle of powder. The boy had this morning filled... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - BOY DROWNED AT ROCKVILLE - Searching Party Finds His Body After Dragging a String of Lakes.
    Rockville, Conn., June 20.- The body of Barney Fynol, 14 years old was found in Adams Mill pond here just before noon today. The lad had been missing ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Rockville, a city of Tolland co., Conn., 15 miles NE. of Hartford, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R. It has abundant water-power, supplied... Read MORE...

  • 1965 - Rockville becomes part of the town of Vernon

    www.wikipedia.org

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