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Rockville, Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, USA

"Rockville, a flourishing post-village in Vernon township, Tolland co.f Connecticut, on Hockanum river, about 12 miles N. E. from Hartford. It contains 4 churches, 7 stores, and 2 excellent academies. Capital invested in woollen and cotton manufactures, $500,000."

A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ...
Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.)
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1854
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

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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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    Eldredge & Adams
    Monumental Works
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  • 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...


  • 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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