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Theodore Wirth

 
 
Theodore Wirth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. Theodore Wirth Marker
Inscription.
Theodore Wirth
Superintendent Hartford Parks
1896 - 1905
Designer 1903
Elizabeth Park Rose Garden
To whom this rose bed is dedicated
and for whom it will be maintained
as long as the park is here and people
love roses . . . forever
Conrad L. Wirth     1992

 
Erected 1992.
 
Location. 41° 46.437′ N, 72° 43.124′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from Walbridge Road near Bainbridge Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located next to the gazebo in the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden. Marker is in this post office area: Hartford CT 06105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harriet Beecher Stowe House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old North Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); In Memory of French Soldiers (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Center Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (approx. 1.4 miles away); Laurent Clerc (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Public Library Building in West Hartford (approx. 1.4 miles away); West Hartford (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Theodore Wirth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. Theodore Wirth Marker
 Elizabeth Park. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry
 
Nearby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
3. Nearby Marker
The Rose Lady of Elizabeth Park
In Loving Memory
Donna Fuss
1945 – 2008
Your Enthusiasm, Energy, and Talent
Are Reflected in the Vibrancy and Beauty
Of Elizabeth Park and its Gardens.
The Friends of Elizabeth Park
The Connecticut Rose Society
Nearby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
4. Nearby Marker
100 Years of Roses
Elizabeth Park Rose Garden
1904 – 2004
With Gratitude from the Friends of Elizabeth Park
and the City of Hartford to our Sponsors,
The Centennial Committee and our many supporters:
Aetna • Day Berry & Howard LLP • Ethel Donaghue Trust • Evelyn Preston Fund • The Hartford Financial Services Group • Lincoln Financial Group • United Technologies Corporation • Peoples Bank • Pond House Café • Milton S. Young Fund • Bingham McCutchen LLP • Connecticut Light & Power Co. • Hartford Hospital • Ginsburg Development CT • Lindberg & Ripple, Inc. • The Phoenix Companies • Reid & Reige PC • Robinson & Cole LLC • Webster Bank
Gazebo in the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
5. Gazebo in the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden
The Theodore Wirth marker is to the right of the steps. The Rose Lady of Elizabeth Park marker is to the left.
Marker in the Garden image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
6. Marker in the Garden
This rose garden,
established in 1904,
is the oldest municipal
rose garden in the
United States.
Elizabeth Park Rose Garden image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
7. Elizabeth Park Rose Garden
Elizabeth Park Rose Garden image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
8. Elizabeth Park Rose Garden
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 665 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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