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Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut, USA
Tolland was named in May, 1715, and incorporated in May, 1722. According to some, the town derives its name from being a toll station on the old road between Boston and New York. Alternatively, its name could have been taken after Tolland in Somerset, England.


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  • 1772 - (Tolland, CT) - Originally part of the town of Windsor, it was named in 1715 and incorporated in May of 1772.

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  • 1819 - Tolland
    Tolland, the seat of justice for the county, is situated 18 miles east from Hartford, 52 northeast from New-Haven, and 42 northwest from New-London....Read MORE...


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    Baptist Church, Tolland, Conn.
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    Shenipsit Lake, Tolland, Conn.
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    Tolland Green
  • 1906
    Tolland, a banking post-village, capital of Tolland co, Conn., in a township (town) of the same name, 21 miles ENE. of Hartford. It has manufactures...Read MORE...


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    Tolland Str.
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    Johnson Place, Looking North
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    Library and Post Office
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    Main St.
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    West Tolland Street
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    Hicks Memorial High School, 1919
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    Currier & Simpson Homes, Tolland, Conn.


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