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John Haynes

 
 
John Haynes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. John Haynes Marker
Inscription.  
John Haynes
1594 – 1654
Of Copford Hall. Essex England. Third Governor of Massachusetts. A founder of this commonwealth & its first Governor. A lover of religious liberty. A man trusted and honored.
Near this place he was buried & by this tablet The Connecticut Society of The Colonial Dames of America commemorates his public services.
A.D. 1915
 
Erected 1915 by The Connecticut Society of The Colonial Dames of America.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames of America series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1594.
 
Location. 41° 45.874′ N, 72° 40.47′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from Main Street near Gold Street, on the right when traveling south. Located on the back of the Center Church, next to Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground. 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
John Haynes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. John Haynes Marker
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walking distance of this marker. Thomas Hooker (a few steps from this marker); Capt. Pownal Deming (a few steps from this marker); Sacred to the Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); George Wyllys (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Samuel Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Douglass (within shouting distance of this marker); This Approach (within shouting distance of this marker); Center Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  John Haynes on Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
The Back of the Center Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
3. The Back of the Center Church
The John Haynes marker is on the right. The Thomas Hooker marker is on the left.
In Memory of John Haynes 1594-1654 image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 25, 2012
4. In Memory of John Haynes 1594-1654
First Governor of the Colony of Connecticut This gateway is given to Hartford by two of his descendants 1900. Located on gateway to Ancient Burial Grounds.
1639-1789 image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 25, 2012
5. 1639-1789
John Haynes one of the three illustrious framers of the First written Constitution creating a Government upon which were based the Principles of American Constitutional Liberty 1900. This plaque is located on the brick framing of the Ancient Burying Ground in Hartford, Ct.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,709 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   4, 5. submitted on October 4, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.

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