Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
To Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground
Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground,
which was set apart in 1640 and
contains the graves of Thomas Hooker
and the other founders of Hartford,
was completed in 1952 by the
Edward M. Day
and other members of the First
Church of Christ and citizens of
Hartford, who believed that the
faith and courage of those who
founded this city would endure
the better in surroundings which
add to the beauty of their last
resting place and to the city
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1640.
Location. 41° 45.888′ N, 72° 40.456′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Gold Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Located in Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground, next to the Center Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hartford CT 06103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceRev. Samuel Stone (here, next to this marker); Sacred to the Memory (here, next to this marker); Hartford (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Hooker (a few steps from this marker); The Hartford Courant (within shouting distance of this marker); Center Church (within shouting distance of this marker); John Haynes (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the First Settlers of Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.