“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)

Windsor Pilgrims

Windsor Pilgrims Marker image. Click for full size.
By Antonio Prats, March 6, 2010
1. Windsor Pilgrims Marker
Inscription. Original homestead of John and Thomas Hoskins, father and son, who arrived on the Mary and John from England in 1630. They were members of the Dorcester party that settled Windsor north of the Rivulet in 1632. Goodman John Hoskins served as a delegate to Connecticut's General Court in 1637. John married Ann Filer, raised four children here, and passed away in 1648. Thomas married Elizabeth Gaylord Birge, raised one child, and passed away in 1666. John's great grandson built the present house prior to the American Revolution in 1750. The farm was passed down through the generations and stayed in the Hoskins family until 1822
Location. 41° 52.284′ N, 72° 37.682′ W. Marker is in Windsor, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Connecticut Route 159, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Old Fort Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Bissell's Ferry (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Warham Mill (approx. 1.5 miles away); Windsor (approx. 1.7 miles away); Windsor Locks (approx. 4.2 miles away); Bloomfield Korean War Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); Bloomfield Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 6.3 miles away); Bloomfield Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Windsor.
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
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