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Shelton in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Freedom Tree

 
 
Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
1. Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.  
Freedom Tree
To Honor Iranian Hostages
Released On January 20, 1981
After 444 Days In Captivity
Proclamation & Historical Records
Are Contained In Vault On This Site
Eugene M. Hope
Mayor

[ Inscribed on the edge ]
Vault & Stone Donated
by
Joseph A. Pagliaro Sr.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the The Freedom Tree series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1917.
 
Location. 41° 18.832′ N, 73° 5.533′ W. Marker is in Shelton, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Hill Street and Coram Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Hill Street. Located in front of Shelton City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 54 Hill Street, 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 (a few steps from this marker); City of Shelton Emergency Services Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Shelton Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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Commodore Isaac Hull Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Shelton World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Birmingham Iron Foundry Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Derby Veterans Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Derby Firemen’s Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelton.
 
Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
2. Freedom Tree Marker
Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
3. Freedom Tree Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 864 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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