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Moor’s Charity School

 
 
Moor’s Charity School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan M. Perrie, December 24, 2017
1. Moor’s Charity School Marker
Inscription.  
Moor’s Charity School
1755 - 1769
Columbia, Connecticut

proudly remembered for two hundred years
by generations of Dartmouth Men
as seeding ground of Dartmouth College
and faithful steward of Eleazar Wheelock’s
generous and crusading spirit.

May 17, 1969

 
Erected 1969.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducationNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1769.
 
Location. 41° 42.221′ N, 72° 18.128′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Marker is on Rose Lane, on the right when traveling east. The Marker is opposite the Columbia Town Hall on Rose Lane. 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. Columbia Korean War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Columbia Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Columbia Vietnam War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Trooper Russell A. Bagshaw (within shouting distance of this marker); Eleazar Wheelock D.D. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbia (about 500 feet away); Eleazar Wheelock (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Moor’s Charity School. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Moor’s Charity School. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
3. Moor’s Indian Charity School. (Submitted on December 26, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
 
Moor’s Charity School and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan M. Perrie, December 24, 2017
2. Moor’s Charity School and Marker
Moor’s Charity School additional Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan M. Perrie, December 24, 2017
3. Moor’s Charity School additional Marker
 
 
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 448 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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