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Thomas Hooker

 
 
Thomas Hooker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. Thomas Hooker Marker
Inscription.  Thomas Hooker 1586 – 1647 A leader of the founders in this commonwealth. A preacher of persuasive power. A statesman who based all civil authority on the free consent of the people.
This tablet is placed near the site of his burial by The Connecticut Society of The Colonial Dames of America. 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: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames of America series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1586.
 
Location. 41° 45.88′ N, 72° 40.468′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and 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 walking distance of this marker. John Haynes (a few steps from this marker); Sacred to the Memory (a few steps
Thomas Hooker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. Thomas Hooker Marker
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from this marker); Rev. Samuel Stone (a few steps from this marker); This Approach (a few steps from this marker); George Wyllys (a few steps from this marker); Capt. Pownal Deming (a few steps from this marker); Center Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Douglass (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Hooker 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 Thomas Hooker marker is on the left. The John Haynes marker is on the right.
Mr. Hooker and his Congregation passing through the Wilderness image. Click for full size.
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4. Mr. Hooker and his Congregation passing through the Wilderness
from Historical Poetical and Pictorial American Scenes by John Warner Barber and Elizabeth G. Barber 1851.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 603 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   4. submitted on June 30, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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