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City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary

 
 
City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
1. City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary Marker
Inscription.
City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary
1850 – 2000
Tree Planting Legacy Project
Mayor Lucian J. Pawlak Honarary Chair
Thomas G. Ronalter Sesquicentennial Chair
Aime Brochu Common Council Majority Leader
Geoffrey G. Bray Legacy Project Chair
Robert McGlone Parks & Recreation Department
Dr. Bruce Fletcher Committee Member
Fifteen American Birch trees were planted as part of New Britain's
150th Anniversary as a town. Fourteen of the trees are planted
on this hillside along with one existing tree. The fifteenth
tree is planted in front of the New Britain Public Library.
These trees symbolize New Britain's proud history
And its bright future.
Planted May 2002

 
Location. 41° 39.724′ N, 72° 47.416′ W. Marker is in New Britain, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Linwood Street and Grand Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Walnut Hill Park in front of the Darius Miller Memorial Bandshell. Marker is in this post office area: New Britain CT 06052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick "Doc" Mirliani (within shouting distance of this marker);
City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
2. City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary Marker
Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles K. Hamilton (about 700 feet away); Ye Old State House Step (about 800 feet away); 100 Birthday of Freedom Tree (about 800 feet away); Salute To Women (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Britain World War I Monument (approx. mile away); In Memoriam John F. Kennedy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Britain.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEnvironment
 
The Darius Miller Memorial Bandshell image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
3. The Darius Miller Memorial Bandshell
Plaque on the Bandshell image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
4. Plaque on the Bandshell
Darius Miller
Memorial
1939
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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