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

Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan

 
 
Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2013
1. Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan Marker
Inscription.
Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan
Built by Jethro and Zachariah Hillman
Launched New Bedford July 21, 1841
Deeded by Gift to Whaling Enshrined Inc.
Charles S. Ashley – 1/32 • James F. Avery – 1/32 • Clarance H. Bartlett – 1/32 • John H. Clifford – 1/32 • John A. Cook – 1/32 • Henry H. Crapo – 1/32 • William W. Crapo – 1/32 • Benjamin Cummings – 1/32 • John Duff – 1/32 • Edward R. Hathaway – 1/32 • Thomas S. Hathaway – 1/32 • Martha M. Hinsdale – 1/32 • Clark W. Holcomb – 1/32 • Charles W. Howland – 1/32 • Clara Wing Hussey – 1/32 • Henry S. Hutchinson – 1/32 • Amelia H. Jones – 1/32 • Harry Neyland – 1/32 • Pemberton H. Nye – 1/32 • Andrew G. Pierce Jr. – 1/32 • Oliver Prescott – 1/32 • Joseph M Read – 1/32 • Oliver G. Picketson – 1/32 • William A. Robinson, Jr. – 1/32 • Morgan Rotch – 1/32 • Jireh Swift – 1/32 • James E. Stanton, Jr. – 1/32 • Frank C. Taylor – 1/32 • Frederic H. Taber – 1/32 • Henry L. Tiffany – 1/32 • George Fred Tilton – 1/32 • Charles F. Wing, Jr. – 1/32 • Edmund Wood – 1/32 • Total    32/32
Enshrined July 21, 1926 by
Col. Edward Howland Robinson Green

 
Erected by
Plaque on the west side of the Boulder image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2013
2. Plaque on the west side of the Boulder
In remembrance of the self-reliant
men and women of our early seaports
whose courage, devotion and hardy industry
set an example of useful achievement
unsurpassed in history
Mr.and Mrs. Frederick F. Brewster
contributed to the establishment here of
Mystic Seaport
To testify in years to come
that a people inspired under God
with a sturdy sense of individual worth
and personal responsibility
may work out their destiny
unaided and unafraid
”Stout hearts make a safe ship”
Whaling Enshrined Inc.
 
Location. 41° 21.738′ N, 71° 57.87′ W. Marker is in Mystic, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Greenmanville AvenuE and Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in Mystic Seaport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic CT 06355, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fishing Schooner L.A. Dunton (within shouting distance of this marker); Mystic Seaport Museum First Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bower Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); Training Ship Joseph Conrad (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Master Shipbuilders (about 500 feet away); Noank Well-Smack Emma C. Berry (about 600 feet away); Oyster Sloop Nellie (about 600 feet away); Western-Rig Dragger Florence (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Mystic.
 
Also see . . .  Mystic Seaport, The Museum of America and the Sea. (Submitted on September 1, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2013
3. Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan Marker
Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2013
4. Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 22 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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