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

Old Greenwich Yacht Club

 
 
Old Greenwich Yacht Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, May 27, 2007
1. Old Greenwich Yacht Club Marker
Inscription. On July 18, 1640, Daniel Patrick and Robert Feaks landed on these shores in the name of the New Haven Colony to start a new settlement, later called Greenwich. This neck of land is called Elizabeth’s Neck after Mrs. Feaks.

The anchor above this tablet was given to the Club by Clyde B. Ford, a founder. It was taken from the Thames-Sugar boat which sank by the point in April 1930.
 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 41° 0.566′ N, 73° 34.203′ W. Marker is in Greenwich, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Tods Driftway. Click for map. It is in Greenwich Point Park near the Old Greenwich Yatch Club. Marker is in this post office area: Old Greenwich CT 06870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Greenwich (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sound Beach Railroad Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Cos Cob Art Colony (approx. 2.2 miles away); Second Oldest Cemetery in Greenwich (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cos Cob (approx. 2.5 miles away); Greenwich World War I Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Putnam's Escape (approx. 3.1 miles away); Raynal C. Bolling (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenwich.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Marker and Anchor image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, May 27, 2007
2. Marker and Anchor
Old Greenwich Yatch Club image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, May 27, 2007
3. Old Greenwich Yatch Club
 
 
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