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

Cadet Charles K. Hodge

 
 
Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 14, 2011
1. Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument
east side
Inscription.  
To The Memory Of
Cadet Charles K. Hodge
of the
U.S. Military Academy
And A Member
Of The Third Class
Of 1839-40

[ north side ]
He Died Suddenly
Whilst On A Visit To His Parents
At Roxbury Conn.
on the
Thirty First Of August 1839.
Aged 19 Years 9 Months
And 4 Days

[ west side ]
Called From Us
In The Buoyancy Of Youth
Earth's Cares Had Not Chilled
Nor Life's Vicissitudes
Changed The Warm Currents
Of His Feelings

[ south side ]
His Class Mates
Have Erected This Monument
As A Testimony Of Their
Respect For His Memory
And Their Regret
For His Loss

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 41° 33.723′ N, 73° 18.692′ W. Marker is in Roxbury, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of North Street (Connecticut Route 67) and Ranney Hill
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Road, on the left when traveling north on North Street. Located in Roxbury Center Cemetery. 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. Roxbury Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Roxbury (approx. 0.2 miles away); Col. Seth Warner Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Roxbury WW II Veterans Marker (approx. half a mile away); Mine Hill Preserve (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Orzech Family Preserve (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wilbur R. Shook (approx. 1.3 miles away); Brian E. Tierney Preserve (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roxbury.
 
Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 14, 2011
2. Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument
north side
Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 14, 2011
3. Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument
west side
Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 14, 2011
4. Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument
south side
Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 14, 2011
5. Cadet Charles K. Hodge Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 18, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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