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Waterbury in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Liberty – Victory House

 
 
Liberty – Victory House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
1. Liberty – Victory House Marker
Inscription. During World War I and II, millions of dollars worth of Liberty, War and Victory Bonds were sold from this tiny house on The Green, demonstrating the commitment of Waterburians to freedom. Young men were encouraged to sign up for the duration at recruitment drives there. Between wars it has been cared for in Hamilton Park. During the 350th anniversary of the state in 1985, it was part of the exhibition in Hartford Civic Center. It was named after the bond drives – Liberty House in World War I and Victory House in World War II.
 
Location. 41° 32.785′ N, 73° 1.084′ W. Marker is in Waterbury, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Silver Street Expressway (Connecticut Route 69) and East Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Silver Street Expressway. Click for map. Located in Hamilton Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waterbury CT 06705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hamilton Park (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (approx. 1.4 miles away); UNICO National (approx. 1.4 miles away); POW / MIA Soldiers from Waterbury
Liberty – Victory House and WW I 75mm Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
2. Liberty – Victory House and WW I 75mm Cannon
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Waterbury Veteranís Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); Enoch Hibbard House (approx. 1.5 miles away); John Prince Elton (approx. 1.5 miles away); They Did Not Come Home (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waterbury.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 850 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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