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

Fairfield Boulder

 
 
Fairfield Boulder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
1. Fairfield Boulder Marker
Inscription.
This boulder commemorates
the settlement of Fairfield
by Roger Ludlow in 1639
and the burning of the Town
by the British July 8, 1779.

From the founding of the Town
the religious, military and civic life
of the people
has centered around this Green

 
Erected 1900 by the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 8.571′ N, 73° 14.994′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Post Road and Beach Road, on the left when traveling south on Old Post Road. Click for map. Located on the green in front of Fairfield Town Hall known as Jennings Garden. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfield CT 06824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairfield Honor Roll (a few steps from this marker); Fairfield Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Moorlands (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Isaac Tucker House
Fairfield Boulder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
2. Fairfield Boulder Marker
(about 400 feet away); Burr Homestead (about 500 feet away); Fairfield (about 500 feet away); Nathan Bulkley House (about 500 feet away); John J. Sullivan (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairfield.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Nearby Community Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
3. Nearby Community Tree Marker
This community tree
placed here in 1921
by the
Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter D.A.R.
in honor of
Mary Brewster Kippen
a former regent of the Chapter
A devoted lover of her native town
and her country
Community Tree and its Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
4. Community Tree and its Marker
The marker is in front of the tree.
 
 
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