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Sites Located in Tolland County

The Old County Jail and Museum

Description: The Old Jail and Museum is an 1856 jail, operated until 1968, and attached 1893 Jailer's home filled with hundreds of fascinating artifacts from Tolland homes, farms and industries.Address: Tolland Green Tolland, CT 06084Hours: Mid May - Mid October... Read more about The Old County Jail and Museum

Benton Homestead

Description: The 1720 Daniel Benton Homestead, the oldest house remaining in Tolland, was the home of Daniel Benton and his descendants from 1720 to 1932. Although minor changes were made to the house, it remains in many ways much the... Read more about Benton Homestead

Root House

Description: The Root House was built 1845 at the corner of Church and Lemon Streets by Hannah and William Root, early settlers of Marietta. Mr. Root was one of Marietta's earliest merchants and its first druggist. He was the first... Read more about Root House

Strong-Porter House

Description: The Strong-Porter House; the early 18th Century farmhouse of Nathan Hale's maternal ancestors. This museum, with its various outbuildings, features exhibits on local history.Address: 2382 South St Coventry, CT 06238 Hours: May - October1st and 3rd weekends of the... Read more about Strong-Porter House

The Rev. Dr. Joseph Huntington House

Description: Often called the Parsonage House, this was the home of Joseph Huntington, the noted scholar who graduated from Yale College.Address: 1346 South St Coventry, CT 06238... Read more about The Rev. Dr. Joseph Huntington House

Nathan Hale Homestead

Description: 'I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country' are the last words spoken by Nathan Hale, Connecticut State Hero, before the British hanged him as spy in 1776. The Hale family's farm,... Read more about Nathan Hale Homestead