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The Settlement of Stamford in 1641

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
1. The Settlement of Stamford in 1641 Marker
Inscription.
This tablet has been placed by Stamford Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution to commemorate
The Settlement of Stamford in 1641
During that year, twenty nine men and their families came from Wethersfield to this place. Imbued with the spirit of the founders of of New England, they built a permanent and enduring settlementof landowners and freemen. The eleventh colony to be founded in Connecticut.
The names of the original settlers are.
Robert Bates Francis Bell Samuel Clark Robert Coe Richard Crabb Richard Denton Jeffrey Ferris Daniel Finch Robert Fisher Richard Gildersleve Jeremy Jagger John Jissop Richard Law Matthew Mitchell Thomas Morehouse John Northend Thurston Rainer John Reynoulds John Seaman Samuel Sherman Vincent Simkins Henry Smith Andrew Ward Thomas Weeks John Whitmore Edmund Wood Jeremiah Wood Jonas Wood H. Jonas Wood O.
November 11, 1931

 
Erected 1931 by the Stamford Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 3.215′ N, 73° 32.352′ 
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By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
2. The Settlement of Stamford in 1641 Marker
W. Marker is in Stamford, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Atlantic Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Atlantic Street. Click for map. Located in Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Stamford CT 06901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stamford Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Stamford Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); First Congregational Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); Stamford Old Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward A. Connell Heritage Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christopher Columbus (about 800 feet away); Charles E. Rowell (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stamford.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
The Settlement of Stamford in 1641 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
3. The Settlement of Stamford in 1641 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 912 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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