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

Milestone

On Original Boston Post Road

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
1. Milestone Marker
Inscription.
Milestone
On Original Boston
Post Road
Set By Order Of
Benj Franklin
Postmaster General
1735

 
Location. 41° 13.721′ N, 73° 3.509′ W. Marker is in Milford, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of West River Street and Maple Street, on the left when traveling north on West River Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford CT 06460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. King’s Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Site of Robert Treat (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Meeting House (about 800 feet away); Early Post Office Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Connecticut Minuteman’s Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milford Remembers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial to Three Milford Men (approx. ¼ mile away); Jefferson Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Milford.
 
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Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
2. Milestone Marker
Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
3. Milestone Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,145 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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