“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Windsor in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)

Old Fort Marker

1633 - 1933

Old Fort Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Antonio Prats, March 6, 2010
1. Old Fort Marker Marker
Inscription. On the brow of the hill overlooking the meadow stood the Old Stone Fort or Stoughton House. It was in two portions, one stone, probably the older, and one wood. At the north end was a door of heavy oak timbers studded with iron spikes, which bore the hacks and cuts of indian tomahawks. The house was torn down in 1809
Erected by D.A.R. Abigail Wolcott Ellsworth Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 41° 52.241′ N, 72° 37.691′ W. Marker is in Windsor, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Connecticut Route 159. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 545 Palisado Avenue, Windsor, CT‎, Windsor CT 06095, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Windsor Pilgrims (within shouting distance of this marker); Bissell's Ferry (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Warham Mill (approx. 1.5 miles away); Windsor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Windsor Locks (approx. 4.2 miles away); Bloomfield Korean War Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); Bloomfield Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 6.2 miles away); Bloomfield Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Windsor.
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesNative AmericansNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Antonio Prats of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 943 times since then and 82 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Antonio Prats of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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