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

New Cambridge (now Bristol)

 
 
New Cambridge (now Bristol) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
1. New Cambridge (now Bristol) Marker
Inscription.  
New Cambridge (now Bristol)
Was Settled 1727 – 8
Since Early Days
The Federal Hill Green
Has Been Used As A
Training Ground For Soldiers And A
Playground For Children
This Boulder Was Placed
By Katherine Gaylord Chapter
Daughters of The American Revolution
1934

 
Erected 1934 by Katherine Gaylord Chapter Daughters of The American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 41° 40.67′ N, 72° 56.433′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Bellevue Avenue and Queen Street, on the right when traveling north on Bellevue Avenue. Located on Federal Hill Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol CT 06010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated To All Veterans (here, next to this marker); Nathan Hale
New Cambridge (now Bristol) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
2. New Cambridge (now Bristol) Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bristol (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial Boulevard Commemoration (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Our Fallen Comrades (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bristol WW I Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bristol Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Forever Honored Forever Mourned (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
 
New Cambridge (now Bristol) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
3. New Cambridge (now Bristol) 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 771 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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