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Waterbury in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Present Settlement of Waterbury

 
 
Present Settlement of Waterbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 12, 2018
1. Present Settlement of Waterbury Marker
Inscription.  
The present settlement of Waterbury
was made on land in this region.
The original settlement known
as Town Plot was abandoned
during King Philip’s War and the
town site was moved to this location
in 1677.
The Mattatuck Historical Society 1935

 
Erected 1935 by The Mattatuck Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 33.402′ N, 73° 2.596′ W. Marker is in Waterbury, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Located at the west end of the Waterbury Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterbury CT 06702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (a few steps from this marker); Waterbury Soldiers' Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); St. James Church (within shouting distance
Present Settlement of Waterbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 12, 2018
2. Present Settlement of Waterbury Marker
Looking east along the Waterbury Green to the Waterbury Veteran’s Monument.
of this marker); Waterbury Veteran’s Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); POW / MIA Soldiers from Waterbury (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Enoch Hibbard House (about 400 feet away); Fortified House Of Ensign Stanley (about 400 feet away); UNICO National (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterbury.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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