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Vernon, Connecticut, USA

Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, USA

Vernon was once known for its booming textile industry, which shrank after World War II when the area became more suburban.

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  • 1808 - Incorporated from Bolton in 1808, Vernon is a Tolland County town that today encompasses the former city of Rockville and the villages of Talcottville and Dobsonville.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ vernon/

  • 1819 - Vernon
    Vernon, a small post township, is situated 12 miles northeast from Hartford. It is bounded on the north by Ellington, on the east by Tolland and...Read MORE...


  • Vernon, Connecticut, USA
    Vernon Center, Conn., in 1836
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  • 1854 - Vernon
    Vernon, a post township of Tolland co., Connecticut, intersected by the Hartford, Providence, and Fishkill railroad, 15 miles E. by N. from Hartford, ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Vernon
    Vernon, a post-village of Tolland co., Conn., in Vernon township, 1 mile N. of Vernon Depot of the New York & New England Railroad, and 12 miles...Read MORE...


  • Vernon, Connecticut, USA
    First Meeting House Vernon Ct. Erected 1763
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  • 1906
    Vernon, a post-village of Tolland co., Conn. in Vernon township (town), on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 12 miles ENE. of Hartford. It has ...Read MORE...


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    Mt. Vernon Motor Court, Vernon, Conn.
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Vernon Center, Conn., in 1836
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First Meeting House Vernon Ct. Erected 1763
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Mt. Vernon Motor Court, Vernon, Conn.
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  • 1808 - Incorporated from Bolton in 1808, Vernon is a Tolland County town that today encompasses the former city of Rockville and the villages of Talcottville and Dobsonville.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ vernon/
  • 1819 - Vernon
    Vernon, a small post township, is situated 12 miles northeast from Hartford. It is bounded on the north by Ellington, on the east by Tolland and... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Vernon
    Vernon, a post township of Tolland co., Connecticut, intersected by the Hartford, Providence, and Fishkill railroad, 15 miles E. by N. from Hartford, ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Vernon
    Vernon, a post-village of Tolland co., Conn., in Vernon township, 1 mile N. of Vernon Depot of the New York & New England Railroad, and 12 miles... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Vernon, a post-village of Tolland co., Conn. in Vernon township (town), on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 12 miles ENE. of Hartford. It has ... Read MORE...

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