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Kent in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Kent Soldiers' Monument

 
 
Kent Soldiers' Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 19, 2011
1. Kent Soldiers' Monument
[ north side ]
Inscription.  
A Tribute of
Honor and Gratitude
to her citizens
who fought for
Liberty and Union
1861 – 1865

Erected by the people of Kent
1885

 
Erected 1885.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 41° 43.483′ N, 73° 28.626′ W. Marker is in Kent, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 7) and Maple Street & Bridge Street (Connecticut Route 341), on the left when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kent CT 06757, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kent Veterans Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kent (approx. 1.6 miles away); Seven Hearths (approx. 1.6 miles away); Impressionism in Connecticut (approx. 4.8 miles away); Kent Falls State Park (approx. 4.8 miles away); Camp Macedonia Company 1191
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(approx. 4.8 miles away); Gaylordsville World War II Monument (approx. 5.3 miles away); Dover Stone Church (approx. 5.4 miles away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kent.
 
More about this monument. The monument was originally erected in the exact center of the intersection. In 1924 it was moved a few feet west when Route 7 was widened. It's still in the intersection with cars passing only a few feet away.
 
Kent Soldiers' Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 19, 2011
2. Kent Soldiers' Monument
Kent Soldiers' Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 19, 2011
3. Kent Soldiers' Monument
Kent Soldiers' Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 19, 2011
4. Kent Soldiers' Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 699 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 20, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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