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

Weatogue Soldiers’ Memorial

 
 
Weatogue Soldiers’ Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Dave Pelland, May 22, 2010
1. Weatogue Soldiers’ Memorial
Inscription.  
Erected to
the memory of
Union Soldiers
in the War of
the Rebellion
1861-1865.

 
Erected 1895.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 50.897′ N, 72° 48.745′ W. Marker is in Simsbury, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Hopmeadow Street (Connecticut Route 10) and Sand Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Hopmeadow Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Simsbury CT 06070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pettibone Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Roderick A. White M.D. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pinchot Sycamore (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nike Missile Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Ensign-Bickford Company (approx. 1.4 miles away); Weatogue Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gifford Pinchot Birthplace
Weatogue Soldiers’ Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Dave Pelland, May 22, 2010
2. Weatogue Soldiers’ Memorial
Listing names of those who died in the war.
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Connecticut Charter Oak Descendent (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simsbury.
 
More about this memorial. A 1995 plaque added near the base of the memorial re-dedicated the memorial to all veterans of the Civil War, and lists 37 Simsbury residents who were lost in the conflict.
 
Weatogue Soldiers’ Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Dave Pelland, May 22, 2010
3. Weatogue Soldiers’ Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2010, by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2010, by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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