Middletown in Middlesex County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
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The town was incorporated as a city in 1784, one of the first five in Connecticut. Commodore Thomas Macdonough, an outstanding naval officer in the War of 1812 against Great Britain, made his home in Middletown and was buried here in Riverside cemetery. Long the seat of the Court of Middlesex County, Middletown became the site of Wesleyan
Erected by The City of Middletown
The Middlesex County Historical Society
The Connecticut Historical Commission
Location. 41° 33.407′ N, 72° 38.857′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Connecticut, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Pleasant Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Located in Union Park. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown CT 06457, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Near This Site In 1750 (a few steps from this marker); Middletown and the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Middletown Soldiers Monument The General Mansfield House (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay Work (within shouting distance of this marker); Middletown Honor Roll (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Congregation Adath Israel (about 500 feet away); Danforth Pewter Shop (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Middletown.
Also see . . .
1. Middletown, Connecticut. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Middletown, Connecticut on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.