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Coventry is located in Tolland County east of Hartford between Marshfield Depot and Willimantic along Highway 31 near Waungumbaug Lake. Nathan Hale State Forest is just southwest.

The community was named after Coventry, England. Earlest settlers mentioned in Coventry were Nathaniel Rust, Samuel Birchard, Benjamin Howard, and a family named Carpenter.

Nathaniel Rust ventured down the Connecticut River arriving at Hartford. In 1700 he traveled East of Hartford and pitched camp in a wild unsettled wilderness now known as Coventry. Coventry was incorporated on May 12, 1712.

Local attractions include: Nathan Hale State Forest, Coventry Lake, Eagleville Lake, Dunham Pond,Nathan Hale Homestead, and Andover Lake.

Coventry is part of the Hartford, Connecticut metro area.

Caprilands Herb Farm |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Millbrook Farm B&B |
History Strong-Porter House Museum | Location: Coventry Connecticut 06238

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03/24 Coming to The Coventry area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.