Burlington in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
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Two prominent educators native to Burlington were Romeo Elton, minister and later classics professor at Brown University, and Herman Humphrey, born in Simsbury,
Erected by the Town of Burlington
The Burlington Historical Society
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
Erected 1980 by the Town of Burlington, The Burlington Historical Society, the Connecticut Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 41° 46.132′ N, 72° 57.952′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington CT 06013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burlington Civil War – WW I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Burlington WW II – Korean War – Vietnam War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Dawson Dawson-Watson (approx. 2.4 miles away); An Industrial History of Unionville, 1780-1880 (approx. 3.3 miles away); Collinsville’s Powerhouse Station No. 3 (approx. 3½ miles away); The Collins Company Plow Building (approx. 3.6 miles away); Canton Soldiers Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Charter Oak Offspring (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Regarding Burlington. In 1806 the Connecticut General Assembly set off and incorporated the Parish of West Britain as the town of Burlington. Although America had been independent from Great Britain for three decades, tradition holds that the new name for West Britain was chosen by the General Assembly to honor England's third Earl of Burlington.
Also see . . .
1. Town of Burlington Web Site. (Submitted on July 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Burlington, Connecticut on Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Burlington Historical Society. (Submitted on July 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 968 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.