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New Britain in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

To Elihu Burritt

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
1. To Elihu Burritt Monument
Inscription.
Peace And
Universal
Brotherhood

[ back ]
1810   1879
To Elihu Burritt
Learned Blacksmith
Scholar Linguist Phil
anthropist to Whose
Love For Humanity
The World Owes the
First International
Peace Congress and
Ocean Penny Postage
This Memorial Is Erect
ed by His Fellow Citizens
MCMXVI

 
Erected 1916.
 
Location. 41° 39.679′ N, 72° 46.796′ W. Marker is in New Britain, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Whiting Street and Franklin Square, on the left when traveling east on Whiting Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Britain CT 06051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salute To Women (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Britain Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Britain World War I Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1st Sgt. Henry J. Szczesny (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Britain Soldiers' Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Britain
To Elihu Burritt Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
2. To Elihu Burritt Monument
(approx. half a mile away); Leo A. Milewski Park (approx. half a mile away); Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New Britain.
 
Also see . . .  Elihu Burritt on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 7, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Peace
 
To Elihu Burritt Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
3. To Elihu Burritt Monument
To Elihu Burritt Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
4. To Elihu Burritt Monument
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 484 times since then. 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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