Watertown in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes
[ west side ]
To commemorate the suffering and torture inflicted by the Indians upon Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes, his wife, the first permanent settlers of Watertown, this memorial is erected by the Waterbury and Watertown Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution and descendants of Jonathan Scott
[east side, left]
dy of Mr Jonathan
Scott Who Died
May y 15th
A D 1745
Aged 79 years
[ east side, right]
dy of Hannah the
Wife of Mr Jo-
who died April
y 7 A D 1744
Aged 77 years
Erected 1908 by the Waterbury and Watertown Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution and descendants of Jonathan Scott.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1908.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Watertown CT 06795, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev'd John Trumbull (here, next to this marker); Michael Dayton (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers of 1776 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Watertown (approx. half a mile away); Watertown Killed in Action Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial to Our Sons and Daughters Who Served Their Country in the World War 1914-1918 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Watertown World War II Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,379 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.