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Site of Church of Lyman Beecher

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
1. Site of Church of Lyman Beecher Marker
Inscription.  
Here Stood The Church In Which
Lyman Beecher Preached 1810 – 1826
One Half Mile North Stood The Home
Where Were Born
Harriet Beecher Stowe – 1811
Henry Ward Beecher – 1813

 
Erected 1908 by Litchfield County University Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionWomen.
 
Location. 41° 44.827′ N, 73° 11.354′ W. Marker is in Litchfield, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of East Street (Connecticut Route 202) and North Street (Connecticut Route 63), on the left when traveling west on East Street. Located on the Litchfield Town Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Litchfield CT 06759, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Litchfield Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Site of Recruiting Tent (within shouting distance of this marker); Litchfield Soldiers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Litchfield Vietnam War Monument
Site of Church of Lyman Beecher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
2. Site of Church of Lyman Beecher Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Litchfield World War II Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Litchfield Korean War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Litchfield World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Litchfield (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Litchfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lyman Beecher on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Harriet Beecher Stowe on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Henry Ward Beecher on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Dr. Lyman Beecher<br>with Harriet Beecher Stowe<br>and Henry Ward Beecher image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
3. Dr. Lyman Beecher
with Harriet Beecher Stowe
and Henry Ward Beecher
From Henry Ward Beecher by Lyman Abbott, 1903.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 693 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on December 1, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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