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

Farmington

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
1. Farmington Marker
Inscription.  
Farmington
Laid Out 1640
As Tunxis Plantation
A Trading Center
Of Frontier Area

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 43.199′ N, 72° 49.893′ W. Marker is in Farmington, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) and Carrington Lane, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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" (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions (about 700 feet away); Farmington and the Freedom Trail (about 700 feet away); Rochambeau Route 1781-82 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lt. Vincent H. Core Memorial Site (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Farmington Canal (approx. 2˝ miles away); Canal Aqueduct (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington.
 
Farmington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
2. Farmington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 764 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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