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Storrs in Tolland County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Benjamin Franklin Koons

 
 
Benjamin Franklin Koons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 6, 2019
1. Benjamin Franklin Koons Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory Of
Benjamin Franklin Koons,
B.A. Ph.D.
1844 — 1903
Instructor at Storrs
1881 — 1903
First President of the College
Erected June 11, 1905 by the Graduates

 
Erected 1905 by Graduates of the Connecticut Agricultural College.
 
Location. 41° 48.684′ N, 72° 15.159′ W. Marker is in Storrs, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Marker is at the intersection of N Eagleville Road and Glenbrook Road, on the right when traveling east on N Eagleville Road. Located on the University of Connecticut campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Storrs Mansfield CT 06268, 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. Historic Horsebarn Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); 603 Gilbert (approx. 0.4 miles away); 604 Gilbert (approx. half a mile away); VFW Post 9800 Veterans Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Eight Patriots (approx. 0.9 miles away); Capt. Harold L. Lewis Jr. U.S.A.F.
Benjamin Franklin Koons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 6, 2019
2. Benjamin Franklin Koons Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Mansfield World War II Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mansfield World War I Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Storrs.
 
Also see . . .
1. University of Connecticut. (Submitted on November 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. University of Connecticut (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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