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Riverton in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Riverton

 
 
Riverton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
1. Riverton Marker
Inscription.
-- Riverton --
Northeastern Gateway to the Litchfield Hills
Old Hartford – Albany Stage Route
Home of Hitchcock Chairs
One Mile to Peoples Forest
1 1/2 Miles to Site of Barkhamsted Lighthouse
Home Of L.A. Cooke War Governor
Col. Justin Hodge Mexican & Civil War Hero

 
Location. 41° 57.751′ N, 73° 1.084′ W. Marker is in Riverton, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 20) and School Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Located across the street from the Hitchcock Chair Factory in a picnic area alongside the Farmington River. Marker is in this post office area: Riverton CT 06065, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Riverton (a few steps from this marker); Lambert Hitchcock (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Lambert Hitchcock (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Robinson Buck (approx. 1 miles away); Barkhamsted Lighthouse Village (approx. 1 miles away); Peoples State Forest
Riverton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
2. Riverton Marker
(approx. 1 miles away); Barkhamsted Lighthouse Village Cemetery (approx. 1 miles away); Camp White (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to Riverton Connecticut. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Riverton Historic District (Barkhamsted, Connecticut) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 723 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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