Preston in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Preston Veterans Monument
Obedient to the Call of
Patriotism and Humanity
One Hundred and Fifty Men
As Soldiers in the Civil War
Of Those Citizens of the Town of
Who Served Their Country in Arms
In the War for the
Preservation of the Union
In Token of Filial Gratitude and
of Affection for their Early Home
and to Commemorate
the Patriotic Devotion of
Friends & Neighbors of their youth
Charles and Lucius Brown
Marks the Dwelling Place of
General Samuel Mott
Soldier of the Revolution
Friend of Washington
World War from the Town of Preston, 1914 – 1918.
Location. 41° 31.727′ N, 71° 58.468′ W. Marker is in Preston, Connecticut, in New London County. Memorial is at the intersection of Jewitt City Road (Connecticut Route 164) and Old Shetucket Turnpike, on the left when traveling south on Jewitt City Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston CT 06365, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Samuel Mott’s Home (a few steps from this marker); Downer-Doane Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preston (approx. ¼ mile away); Griswold (approx. 4.2 miles Revolutionary Soldiers of Ancient Pachaug (approx. 4.4 miles away); Hopkins & Allen Gun Factory (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jewett City (approx. 5.3 miles away); David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
Categories. • War, US Civil • War, World I •
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.