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Bolton Town


Bolton Town Hall is located at 222 Bolton Center Road, Bolton CT 06043; phone: 860-649-8066.

Jared Cone House, ca. 1770, 25 Hebron Road, Bolton, CT, National Register

Photo: Jared Cone House, ca. 1770, 25 Hebron Road, Bolton, CT. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. Photograph by User:Sphilbrick (own work), 2010, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed March, 2014.

Beginnings [1]

Bolton was not opened for general settlement until 1718, but filled up rapidly so that a town was incorporated in 1720. The name was taken from Bolton in Lancashire, England.

At Bolton Center, Rochambeau's troops camped in 1781, while en route from Newport to the Hudson River.

  1. Edgar L. Heermance, compiler, The Connecticut Guide: What to See and Where to Find It, Connecticut Emergency Relief Commission, Hartford, 1935.
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