Tolland Historically And Today
Tolland is a rural New England town well off in tradition, history and charming scenery. The community also boasts lovely residential neighborhoods and a prosperous business district. Tolland residents take pleasure in the easy travel to employment opportunities, shopping and entertainment with just 40 minutes from downtown Hartford.
In addition to its fine collection of single-family residences and attractive condominiums, Tolland also hosts an extraordinary assortment of historic architecture. Surrounding the traditional New England town green are glorious 18th and 19th century structures, including the Eaton House and Jeremiah Parish House. The Hicks-Stearn Museum and the Old Jail Museum provide glimpses of the early history of town. Tolland is proud of its small public school system. Adults enjoy a diversity of continuing education evening programs. The Tolland recreation department does an outstanding job maintaining recreation and relaxation facilities.