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First Company Governor's Foot Guard

 
 
First Company Governor's Foot Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. First Company Governor's Foot Guard Marker
south plaque
Inscription.
[ south plaque ]
1771 † Memorial † 1912
To The Deceased Members Of
The First Company Governor's Foot Guard
Hartford Connecticut
Erected By The
Veteran Corps
Dedicated June 1912

[ north plaque]
1771
Captain Samuel Wyllys
Commander
Major Frank Wilcox
Commanding Active Company
Major William J Pierce
Commanding Veteran Corps

 
Erected 1912 by the Veteran Corps of the Governor's Foot Guard.
 
Location. 41° 45.881′ N, 72° 40.499′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and Gold Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. Capt. Pownal Deming (a few steps from this marker); George Wyllys (within shouting distance of this marker); John Haynes (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Hooker (within shouting
First Company Governor's Foot Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. First Company Governor's Foot Guard Marker
north plaque
distance of this marker); In Memory of the First Settlers of Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacred to the Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); This Approach (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Samuel Stone (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hartford.
 
Regarding First Company Governor's Foot Guard. Connecticut's First Company Governorís Foot Guard was organized in October 1771 and is the oldest military organization in continuous existence in the United States.
 
Also see . . .
1. First Company Governor's Foot Guard. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. The Foot Guards most famous member, Sgt. Stubby. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Sgt. Stubby on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Military
 
First Company Governor's Foot Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
3. First Company Governor's Foot Guard Marker
south side
First Company Governor's Foot Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
4. First Company Governor's Foot Guard Marker
north side
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 2 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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