Windsor Locks in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Connecticut Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial
This beautiful Memorial was unveiled and dedicated on August 18, 2002. Then-Lieutenant Governor M. Jodi Rell played a major role in raising nearly $250,000 through private donations and state funding to design, build and maintain the Memorial. In her keynote address during the dedication ceremony, Governor Rell spoke of the value of having a permanent place to honor Connecticut's fallen firefighters. She also applauded the many dedicated firefighters and residents whose contributions allowed this lasting tribute to become a reality.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Heroes. A significant historical date for this entry is August 18, 2002.
Location. 41° 56.778′ N, 72° 41.157′ W. Marker is in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Perimeter Road, 1˝ miles west of South Street (Connecticut Route 75), on the right when traveling west. Located at the Connecticut Fire Academy. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks CT 06096, 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. Beacon and Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Planted in MemoryEast Granby World War Roll of Honor (approx. 2.2 miles away); East Granby Roll of Honor (approx. 2.2 miles away); East Granby (approx. 2.3 miles away); Suffield Veterans Monument (approx. 3 miles away); The Old Center Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); Suffield Soldiers Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.