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Columbia in Tolland County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Eleazar Wheelock D.D.

 
 
Eleazar Wheelock D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan M. Perrie, December 24, 2017
1. Eleazar Wheelock D.D. Marker
Inscription.  
In 1755
Eleazar Wheelock D.D.
minister at Lebanon Crank
now Columbia
founded near this spot
Moor’s Indian Charity School

In 1769
the school was removed to
Hanover New Hampshire
From this beginning arose
Dartmouth College
Eleazar Wheelock President 1769-1779

 
Erected 1949 by the Connecticut Society of the Colonial Dames of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducationNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
 
Location. 41° 42.181′ N, 72° 18.159′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Marker is at the intersection of Jonathan Trumbull Highway (Connecticut Route 87) and Rose Lane, on the right when traveling north on Jonathan Trumbull Highway. The marker is in front of the Columbia Congregational Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia CT 06237, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trooper Russell A. Bagshaw (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia Korean War Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Columbia Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia Vietnam War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Moor’s Charity School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbia (about 300 feet away); Eleazar Wheelock (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Eleazar Wheelock D.D. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Eleazar Wheelock D.D. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
3. Dartmouth College. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
 
The Marker and Columbia Congregational Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan M. Perrie, December 24, 2017
2. The Marker and Columbia Congregational Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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