Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Alexis de Tocqueville
The 25 year-old French aristocrat and author of
Democracy in America
visited this area
during his 1831 – 1832 tour of America
placed by C-SPAN and the cable television industry
while retracing the tour in 1997-1998
Erected by C-SPAN and the cable television industry.
Location. 41° 45.97′ N, 72° 40.352′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Central Row and Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located on the grounds of Connecticut's Old State House. The marker is on the wall next to the entrance on the east side of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Main Street, Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut (here, next to this marker); The Tower Clock (here, next to this marker); Old State House (here, next to this marker); George Washington (a few steps from this marker); Jonathan Trumbull Adriaen Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor's Foot Guard (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Meeting of Washington and Rochambeau (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hartford.
Also see . . . Alexis de Tocqueville on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 16, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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