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

Bullet Hill School

 
 
Bullet Hill School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 24, 2009
1. Bullet Hill School Marker
Inscription.  Bullet Hill School, 1789 One of New England’s Oldest Schoolhouses Still in Use
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 41° 28.949′ N, 73° 12.806′ W. Marker is in Southbury, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is on Main Street North (U.S. 6) 0.1 miles north of Heritage Road & Old Waterbury Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Southbury CT 06488, 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. Heritage Village Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); First Settlers of Southbury (approx. one mile away); Southbury (approx. 1.1 miles away); Southbury Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Southbury World War I Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Southbury World War II Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rochambeau Route 1781-82 (approx. 1½ miles away); Southbury Stops Nazi Training Camp (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southbury.
 
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Bullet Hill School was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on February 23, 1972
 
Bullet Hill School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 24, 2009
2. Bullet Hill School
Bullet Hill School Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 24, 2009
3. Bullet Hill School Dedication Plaque
Bullet Hill School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 24, 2009
4. Bullet Hill School
Bullet Hill School (Courtesy of Historic American Building Survey, Library of Congress) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Everett H. Keeler, April 2, 1937
5. Bullet Hill School (Courtesy of Historic American Building Survey, Library of Congress)
Note both the date "1778" (to the left of the entrance) and "Bullet Hill School" (to the right of the entrance) signs have disappeared since 1937.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 2,246 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 24, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   5. submitted on March 29, 2009. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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