Hamden in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
—Inventor of the Cotton Gin —
1765 – 1825
Inventor of the Cotton Gin
Hamden Historical Society
Erected 1929 by the Hamden Historical Society.
Location. 41° 20.224′ N, 72° 54.667′ W. Marker is in Hamden, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Whitney Avenue and Armory Street, on the right when traveling north on Whitney Avenue. Click for map. Located on the wall of the Lake Whitney Dam at the Eli Whitney Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Hamden CT 06518, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A. Frederick Oberlin Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eli Whitney Armory (about 400 feet away); Pardee Rose Garden (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); St. Stanislaus Servicemen Theodore Dwight Woolsey (approx. 1.7 miles away); Walter Camp (approx. 1.8 miles away); Edward Robinson Smith (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hamden.
Also see . . .
1. Eli Whitney, Jr. on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Eli Whitney Museum. (Submitted on March 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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