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

Moorlands

c. 1836

 
 
Moorlands Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
1. Moorlands Marker
Inscription.  Former site of the
Buckley Tavern, c.1750
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 41° 8.539′ N, 73° 14.915′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Beach Road, 0.1 miles west of Sunnieholm Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 290 Beach Road, Fairfield CT 06824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isaac Tucker House (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Bulkley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sun Tavern: Did George Washington Sleep Here? (within shouting distance of this marker); Sun Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Ronald Reagan Visit (within shouting distance of this marker); Is Fairfield the Seat of Fairfield County? (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Readin’, Writin’, and ‘Rithmetic (about 400 feet away); Wolves Swamp (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfield.
 
Regarding Moorlands. Moorlands is a private residence and is not open to the public.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Buildings of Connecticut - Moorlands (1836). (Submitted on December 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Moorlands House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
2. Moorlands House
The marker is to the right of the front door
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,523 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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