Riverton in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Northeastern Gateway to the Litchfield Hills
Old Hartford – Albany Stage Route
Home of Hitchcock Chairs
One Mile to Peoples Forest
1 1/2 Miles to Site of Barkhamsted Lighthouse
Home Of L.A. Cooke War Governor
Col. Justin Hodge Mexican & Civil War Hero
Location. 41° 57.751′ N, 73° 1.084′ W. Marker is in Riverton, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 20) and School Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Located across the street from the Hitchcock Chair Factory in a picnic area alongside the Farmington River. Marker is in this post office area: Riverton CT 06065, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lambert Hitchcock (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Lambert Hitchcock (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peoples State Forest (approx. 1.5 miles away); M110A2 Howitzer S/P (approx. 1.9 miles away); Squire's Tavern (approx. 2.9 miles away); Winsted Vietnam Monument Winchester Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 3.5 miles away); Winsted Old Burying Ground (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Riverton.
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to Riverton Connecticut. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Riverton Historic District (Barkhamsted, Connecticut) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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