Bolton is located in between Manchester and Coventry off Route 85 in Tolland County. Bolton was named after the town in England or some believe it was named for the Duke of Bolton.
Bolton originally owned by the Indians, whose chief was "Uncas" was first receiving settlers around 1716 from Windsor, Wethersfield and Hartford. In 1718 the first land deed was issued to Jabez Loomis of Windsor, CT. A part of Hartford until 1720 when it was incorporated it was usually referred to as "Hartford Mountains" or sometimes, "Hanover."
Accommodations in Bolton include Jared Cone House, Highland Park, Bolton Norch Pond, Sperry Pond, Gay City State Park, and Nathan Hale Forest.
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03/02 Coming to The 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.