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

The Orzech Family Preserve

 
 
The Orzech Family Preserve Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 14, 2011
1. The Orzech Family Preserve Marker
Inscription.  
This 112-Acre Parcel Has Been Preserved
In Perpetuity
Since Sept. 11, 2002
By The Roxbury Land Trust
Edward F. and Elizabeth M. Orzech
Whose Family Established Their Farm Here
In 1924

 
Erected 2002 by The Roxbury Land Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 1877.
 
Location. 41° 33.012′ N, 73° 19.791′ W. Marker is in Roxbury, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Wellers Bridge Road and Baker Road (Connecticut Route 67), on the left when traveling west on Wellers Bridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roxbury CT 06783, 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. Mine Hill Preserve (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wilbur R. Shook (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roxbury WW II Veterans Marker (approx. 1.1 miles away); Col. Seth Warner Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Roxbury (approx. 1.2
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miles away); Cadet Charles K. Hodge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Roxbury Veterans Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bridgewater Center (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roxbury.
 
Also see . . .  Roxbury Land Trust. (Submitted on May 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
The Orzech Family Preserve Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 14, 2011
2. The Orzech Family Preserve Marker
The Orzech Family Preserve Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 14, 2011
3. The Orzech Family Preserve Marker
Fields of the Orzech Farm along the Shepaug River. The farm also occupies land on the other side of the river, behind the tree line.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 842 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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