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

Old Congregational Burying Ground

 
 
Old Congregational Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
1. Old Congregational Burying Ground
Left Plaque


Inscription.  
[Left Plaque]
In honor of
the men and women
who planted in the wilderness
the early homes of Stratford,
who fought bravely and suffered patiently
in the War of the American Revolution,
and who left to their descendents
a proud memory of courage,
endurance and faith in God.

[Right Plaque]
1676   1906
Erected by The
Mary Silliman Chapter
Daughters of The
American Revolution

 
Erected 1906 by Mary Silliman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1676.
 
Location. 41° 11.45′ N, 73° 7.913′ W. Marker is in Stratford, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Broad Street
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and Beardsley Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stratford CT 06615, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stratford World War I Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of William Samuel Johnson (about 700 feet away); Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stratford Vietnam Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Stratford World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Stratford Korean War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Captain John Carpenter (approx. ¼ mile away); Stratford American Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stratford.
 
Old Congregational Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
2. Old Congregational Burying Ground
Right Plaque
Old Congregational Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
3. Old Congregational Burying Ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,658 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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