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

The Freedom Tree

 
 
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 11, 2010
1. The Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.  
The Freedom Tree
With The Vision of Universal Freedom
For All Mankind
This Tree Is Dedicated By
The Citizens of Hamden
To All
Prisoners Of War
And
Missing In Action
1972

 
Erected 1972 by Citizens of Hamden.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the The Freedom Tree series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1972.
 
Location. 41° 22.993′ N, 72° 54.147′ W. Marker is in Hamden, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Dixwell Avenue (Connecticut Route 10) and Whitney Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Dixwell Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamden CT 06518, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hamden (within shouting distance of this marker); Campanile and Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hamden Veterans Memorial
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(approx. half a mile away); North Haven Veterans Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); North Haven (approx. 2.2 miles away); North Haven Soldiers Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); North Haven 300th Anniversary (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamden.
 
Additional keywords. POWs
 
The Freedom Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 11, 2010
2. The Freedom Tree and Marker
The marker is at the base of the tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 962 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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