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

Memorial to Three Milford Men

1639     1939

 
 
Memorial to Three Milford Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
1. Memorial to Three Milford Men Marker
East Side Tablet
Inscription.
[ east side of the column ]
This Bridge Dedicated
On the 300th Anniversary
Of the Settlement Of
The Town of Milford
A Memorial to Three
Milford Men Who Were
Governors of the Colony
and
State Of Connecticut

[ north side of the column ]
Jonathan Law
Born 1672 Died 1750
Served the Colony Of
Connecticut
For 25 Years
Deputy Governor 1725 1742
Governor 1742 1750

[ south side of the column ]
Charles Hobby Pond
Born 1781 Died 1861
Served the Colony Of
Connecticut
For 8 Years
Deputy Governor 1852 – 1853
Governor 1853 – 1854

[ west side of the column ]
Robert Treat
Born 1622 Died 1710
A Founder of Milford
Served the Colony Of
Connecticut For 32 Years
Deputy Governor 1676 – 1683
Governor 1683 – 1698
Deputy Governor 1698 – 1708
Led a company to New Jersey
And founded Newark 1665 – 1672
Returned to Milford and
Commanded Connecticut
Troops in King Philips
War. Governor when
Sir Edmund Andros demanded
Charter which was not
Surrendered but was hidden
In an oak tree

 
Erected
North Side Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
2. North Side Tablet
1939.
 
Location. 41° 13.533′ N, 73° 3.418′ W. Marker is in Milford, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is on River Street 0.1 miles north of West River Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the north end of the Jefferson Bridge, on the east side. 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. Jefferson Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Arctic Engine Co. No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Milford Remembers (within shouting distance of this marker); Milford Town Halls (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Post Office Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milford World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Regicides (about 400 feet away); Home Site of Jonathan Law (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Milford.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsColonial EraGovernmentSettlements & Settlers
 
South Side Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
3. South Side Tablet
West Side Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
4. West Side Tablet
Memorial to Three Milford Men image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
5. Memorial to Three Milford Men
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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