Shelton in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Commodore Isaac Hull Bridge
Named for the Heroic Commander
Of the U.S. Frigate “Constitution”
During Its Great Naval Victories
In the War of 1812
Born in Derby March 9, 1773
Resided in Shelton 1785 – 1794
This Memorial Tablet Placed by The
Derby Historical Society
Erected 1951 by Derby Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical date for this entry is March 9, 1865.
Location. 41° 18.718′ N, 73° 5.324′ W. Marker is in Shelton, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Howe Avenue (Connecticut Route 110) and Kneen Street, on the right when traveling south on Howe Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shelton CT 06484, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shelton World War I Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freedom Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); City of Shelton Emergency Services Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Shelton Veterans Monument Birmingham Iron Foundry Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Shelton World War II Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Derby Veterans Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); Derby Firemen’s Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelton.
Regarding Commodore Isaac Hull Bridge. The Commodore Isaac Hull Bridge carries Connecticut Route 8 across the Housatonic River between Shelton and Derby.
Also see . . .
1. Commodore Isaac Hull Memorial Bridge. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Isaac Hull 9 March 1773 - 13 February 1843. Naval History and Heritage Command entry (Submitted on October 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,409 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 4. submitted on October 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.