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

Memorial to Three Milford Men

1639     1939

 
 
Memorial to Three Milford Men Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
1. Memorial to Three Milford Men Marker
East Side Tablet
Inscription.  
[ east side of the column ]
This Bridge Dedicated
On the 300th Anniversary
Of the Settlement Of
The Town of Milford
A Memorial to Three
Milford Men Who Were
Governors of the Colony
and
State Of Connecticut

[ north side of the column ]
Jonathan Law
Born 1672 Died 1750
Served the Colony Of
Connecticut
For 25 Years
Deputy Governor 1725 1742
Governor 1742 1750

[ south side of the column ]
Charles Hobby Pond
Born 1781 Died 1861
Served the Colony Of
Connecticut
For 8 Years
Deputy Governor 1852 – 1853
Governor 1853 – 1854

[ west side of the column ]
Robert Treat
Born 1622 Died 1710
A Founder of Milford
Served the Colony Of
Connecticut For 32 Years
Deputy Governor 1676 – 1683
Governor 1683 – 1698
Deputy Governor 1698 – 1708
Led a company to New Jersey
And founded Newark 1665 – 1672
Returned to Milford and
Commanded Connecticut
Troops
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in King Philips
War. Governor when
Sir Edmund Andros demanded
Charter which was not
Surrendered but was hidden
In an oak tree

 
Erected 1939.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsColonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1672.
 
Location. 41° 13.533′ N, 73° 3.418′ W. Marker is in Milford, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is on River Street, 0.1 miles north of West River Street, on the right when traveling north. Located at the north end of the Jefferson Bridge, on the east side. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford CT 06460, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Arctic Engine Co. No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Milford Remembers (within shouting distance of this marker); Milford Town Halls (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Post Office Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milford World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Regicides (about 400 feet away); Home Site of Jonathan Law (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
North Side Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
2. North Side Tablet
South Side Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
3. South Side Tablet
West Side Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
4. West Side Tablet
Memorial to Three Milford Men image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
5. Memorial to Three Milford Men
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,382 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 14, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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