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

"American Board"

 
 
"American Board" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
1. "American Board" Marker
Inscription.  
Here Was Founded the
"American Board"
1810
Oldest U. S. Society
For Foreign Missions

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 41° 43.122′ N, 72° 49.985′ W. Marker is in Farmington, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) and Maple Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 Main Street, Farmington CT 06032, 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. American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions (a few steps from this marker); Farmington (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rochambeau Route 1781-82 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Farmington and the Freedom Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Lest We Forget (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lt. Vincent H. Core Memorial Site (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Farmington Canal
"American Board" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
2. "American Board" Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Canal Aqueduct (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington.
 
Also see . . .  American Board of Commissioners on Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 13, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 740 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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