Incorporated 1727In 1720 a party of eight men, originally from England, bought sixteen thousand acres in this region and called it Wellington. One of these, Roger Wolcott, subsequently became governor of Connecticut (1750-1754).
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|Placed By||Town of Willington, the Willington Historical Society, and the Connecticut Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 3:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 727025 N 4639574|
|Decimal Degrees||41.87551667, -72.26416667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 52.531', W 72° 15.85'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 52' 31.86" N, 72° 15' 51.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 245-247 CT-74, Willington CT 06279, US|
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