Tolland Connecticut is located in Northern Connecticut with an area saturated with history and charm.

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Tolland is speckled with many historical homes and buildings. These museums are open to visitors and residents alike, while offering an educational and historical outlook of Tolland. It has a beautiful downtown district filled with shops and walkable roads. Tolland also offers a couple of parks that are a great place to take a walk or bike ride. 

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Facts about Tolland

Town/City established:

  • Incorporated 1722.

Named from:

  • Named May 1715; incorporated May, 1722, from Tolland in Somersetshire, whence Henry Wolcott, grandfather of Gov. Roger Wolcott, chief owner.

County:

  • Tolland.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Edward K Beale, Author, USCG helicopter pilot during Hurricane Katrina; raised in Tolland.
  • Charles R Ladd, lawyer, politician and Massachusetts Auditor; born in Tolland.
  • James Stevenson, actor; raised in Tolland.
  • Nancy Wyman, Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut and former State Controller; resident of Tolland. 

Top Five Attractions:

  • Crandall's Park.
  • Tolland County Courthouse.
  • Nye-Holman State Park.
  • Benton Homestead.
  • Hicks-Stearns Family Museum.

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Annual Tree Lighting, December.

Quality of town:

  • Tolland is speckled with many historical homes and buildings. These museums are open to visitors and residents alike, while offering an educational and historical outlook of Tolland. It has a beautiful downtown district filled with shops and walkable roads. Tolland also offers a couple of parks that are a great place to take a walk or bike ride. 

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