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Greenwich in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Founders and Proprietors Monument

1640 - 1935

 
 
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By John Reynolds, May 20, 2002
1. Founders and Proprietors Monument Marker
Inscription. In memory of the courageous men who founded the first settlement of the Town of Greenwich in the Connecticut Colony
July 18-1640

Everardus Bogardus John Bowers Robert Feaks Jeffre Ferris Angell Husted Robert Husted Andrew Messenger Daniel Patrick Robert Williams John Winkelman

27 Proprieters of 1672

John Asten John Bowers Walter Butler Thomas Close James Ferris Joseph Ferris Joseph Finch Angell Husted William Hubbert John Hobby Samuel Jenkins Joshua Knapp Gershom Lockwood Johathan Lockwood John Marshall John Mead Joseph Mead Ephraim Palmer John Palmer Jeremiah Peck Samuel Peck William Ratleff John Reynolds Johathan Reynolds William Rundle Stephen Sherwood Daniel Smith
 
Erected 1935 by Angell Husted Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 41° 2.12′ N, 73° 37.352′ W. Marker is in Greenwich, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Avenue and East Putnam Avenue (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling east on Maple Avenue. Click for map. Coordinates are approximate. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwich CT 06830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Founders and Proprietors Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Reynolds, May 20, 2002
2. Founders and Proprietors Monument Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Washington Paused Here (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Putnam Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Putnam's Escape (approx. 0.3 miles away); Greenwich Veterans Monument (approx. mile away); Raynal C. Bolling (approx. mile away); Greenwich World War I Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Second Oldest Cemetery in Greenwich (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenwich.
 
More about this marker. The marker was designed by Mrs. William Barton Chapin, Jr., and given by the Angell Husted Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists. It was dedicated on July 19, 1935.
 
Also see . . .  Ye Historie of Ye Town of Greenwich, County of Fairfield and State of Connecticut. (Submitted on May 7, 2009.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Founders and Proprietors Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Reynolds, May 20, 2002
3. Founders and Proprietors Monument Marker
 
 
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