Windham in Windham County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
During the first half of the eighteenth century Windham developed as the political and economic center of northeastern Connecticut. A court of probate was established in 1719 and
In the decades before the Revolutionary War Windham experienced the revivalism of the Great Awakening and was the site where the Susquehannah Land Company was formed in 1753, During the Revolutionary era Windham was one of the principal eastern Connecticut communities which provided decisive support for the Patriot cause. Windham's Sons of Liberty were prominent in Connecticut's repudiation of British policies in the 1760’s and 1770’s, and throughout the Revolutionary War Windham supported the American forces with men, powder, and provisions.
Erected 1976 by The Town of Windham, the Windham American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, the Windham Historical Society and the Connecticut Historical Commission.
Location. 41° 41.96′ N, 72° 9.47′ W. Marker is in Windham, Connecticut, in Windham County. Marker is at the intersection of Windham Center Road and Plains Road, on the left when traveling north on Windham Center Road. Located on the Windham Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Windham CT 06280, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of the Frogs (a few steps from this marker); Charter Oak Sapling (a few steps from this marker); Windham World War II Monument (a Windham Free Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Windham Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Chester Hunt Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Windham Center Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Willimantic Veterans Council Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Windham.
Also see . . .
1. Town of Windham, Connecticut. (Submitted on September 23, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Windham, Connecticut on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 23, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.