Cornwall in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
First Foreign Mission School
Foreign Mission School
Which from 1817 to 1826 trained
young men of many races to act
as Christian Missionaries among
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 41° 50.633′ N, 73° 19.854′ W. Marker is in Cornwall, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Bolton Hill Road and Pine Street, on the left when traveling west on Bolton Hill Road. Located in front of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Bolton Hill Road, Cornwall CT 06753, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornwall World War I – World War II Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cornwall Korea – Vietnam Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away); Scion of the Charter Oak (about 300 feet Cornwall (about 300 feet away); Francis L. Sheane Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Major General John Sedgwick (approx. 4˝ miles away); Milton F. "Mike" Dusek Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cornwall.
Also see . . .
1. Cornwall Historical Society, Foreign Mission School. (Submitted on April 19, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Foreign Mission School on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 19, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Foreign Mission School designated a National Historic Landmark. According to the designation, the nearby Steward's House was the main location of the school. (Submitted on November 3, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 621 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.