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

Blacksmith Shop

Circa 1935

 
 
Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
1. Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription.
In competition with Henry Fordís Blacksmith Shop which had 4 sides and 4 corners, David Boothe designed this Blacksmith Shop with 44 sides and 44 corners. He offered $5.00 to anyone who found something missing and he never had to pay up. It houses blacksmithing tools.
 
Location. 41° 14.142′ N, 73° 6.629′ W. Marker is in Stratford, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 110) and Manor Hill Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Boothe Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Stratford CT 06614, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clocktower Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Boothe Homestead (within shouting distance of this marker); Technocratic Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Boothe Homestead (within shouting distance of this marker); Merritt Parkway Toll Booth Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Liberty Rock (approx. 2.3 miles away); VFW Post 9460 Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Nichols, Conn. World War Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stratford.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Blacksmith Shop and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
2. Blacksmith Shop and Marker
The marker is on the stone to the left of the doors.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 869 times since then and 10 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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