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

Original Date Stone

Eagle Lock Company

 
 
Original Date Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
1. Original Date Stone Marker
Built
A.D. 1889
Inscription.
Original
Date Stone
from
Eagle Lock Company
Office Building
1889 - 1979

 
Location. 41° 40.742′ N, 73° 0.747′ W. Marker is in Terryville, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Prospect Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Located in front of the Lock Museum of America. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 Main Street, Terryville CT 06786, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Terryville Congregational Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Terryville Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plymouth Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); Plymouth Veterans Monument (about 700 feet away); Loyal Sons and Daughters (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Eli Terry Jr. Water Wheel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dorence Atwater, Plymouth's Civil War Hero (approx. 0.2 miles away); Terryville Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Terryville.
 
Regarding Original Date Stone. The Eagle Lock Company was established in 1833 and incorporated in 1854. At one time it was the largest trunk and
Original Date Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
2. Original Date Stone Marker
cabinet lock maker in the world. The company closed in 1975.
The Lock Museum of America holds the largest collection of colonial and antique locks in the United States. The museum features eight display rooms, including rooms devoted to bank locks and Yale locks.
 
Also see . . .  Lock Museum of America - Official Website. (Submitted on December 27, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
West Side image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
3. West Side
Erected
From Funds
In Memory Of
James J.
Murphy
Model Maker
Eagle Lock Co
1890 - 1935
Lock Museum of America image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
4. Lock Museum of America
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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