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Cornelius S. Bushnell Memorial

 
 
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By Dave Pelland, June 19, 2010
1. Cornelius S. Bushnell Memorial
Inscription.  
This memorial is erected
in honor of
Cornelius Scranton Bushnell
a citizen of New Haven to
whose faith persistence
and patriotism the
country is indebted for
the construction of
the Monitor
from plans by
John Ericsson
The Monitor defeated the
Merrimac March 9th 1862.

 
Erected 1906.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 9, 1903.
 
Location. 41° 18.699′ N, 72° 56.803′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Chapel Street and Winthrop Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Chapel Street. In New Haven's Monitor Square Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Haven CT 06519, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corporal Timothy Francis Ahearn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Knight Hospital Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Walter Camp Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Robert Gardner Anderson Award (approx. 0.7 miles away); George Trevor
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By Dave Pelland, June 19, 2010
2. Cornelius S. Bushnell Memorial
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Connecticut Volunteers Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Holocaust Memorial Place (approx. 0.9 miles away); Roger Sherman Homesite (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
 
Cornelius S. Bushnell Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Dave Pelland, June 19, 2010
3. Cornelius S. Bushnell Memorial
Bushnell, pictured with John Ericsson, is on your left.
 
 
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 8 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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