New Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Roger Sherman Homesite
Stood the Home of
And Near Here in 1793 he Died
Signer of the Bill of Rights
Articles of Confederation
Declaration of Independence
Constitution of the United States
First Mayor of New Haven
Treasurer of Yale College
And for Twenty Years a Member of Congress
Claimed his Friendship and Counsel
And was Here His Guest in 1789
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To Record His Great Service In The
Founding and Early Government
Of Our Country
This Tablet is Placed by The
Connecticut Society Sons of The
Erected 1904 by Connecticut Society Sons of The American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence Sons of the American Revolution series lists.
Location. 41° 18.452′ N, 72° 55.774′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Chapel Street and College Street, on the left when traveling west on Chapel Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1032 Chapel Street, New Haven CT 06510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Connecticut Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Hale (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col Edward Whalley (about 800 feet away); Theophilus Eaton (about 800 feet away); New Haven Common Burial Ground (about 800 feet away); Stephen Goodyear (approx. 0.2 miles away); Col William Goffe (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Meeting House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
Regarding Roger Sherman Homesite. The building is now occupied by the Union League Café
Also see . . . Roger Sherman on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 667 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.