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

This Approach

To Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground

 
 
This Approach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. This Approach Marker
Inscription.
This Approach
to
Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground,
which was set apart in 1640 and
contains the graves of Thomas Hooker
and the other founders of Hartford,
was completed in 1952 by the
generosity of
Edward M. Day
and other members of the First
Church of Christ and citizens of
Hartford, who believed that the
faith and courage of those who
founded this city would endure
the better in surroundings which
add to the beauty of their last
resting place and to the city
they loved.

 
Erected 1952.
 
Location. 41° 45.888′ N, 72° 40.456′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Gold Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Located in Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground, next to the Center Church. Marker is in this post office area: Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Samuel Stone (here, next to this marker); Sacred to the Memory (here, next to this marker); Hartford (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Hooker
This Approach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. This Approach Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Center Church (within shouting distance of this marker); John Haynes (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the First Settlers of Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker); George Wyllys (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hartford.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
This Approach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
3. This Approach Marker
Behind the iron fence is Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground
Oldest Gravestone in Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
4. Oldest Gravestone in Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground
Here
Lyeth ye Body of
Timothy Stanley
Who Departed this Life
April 1648
Aged 45
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 14 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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