Wethersfield in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Connecticut Constitution Oak
Stephen F. Willard
Delegate from the town of
Wethersfield in the
Constitutional Convention held in Hartford 1902
Connecticut Senators and
Representatives in Congress
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
Location. 41° 42.698′ N, 72° 39.158′ W. Marker is in Wethersfield, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Marsh Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Located in front of Keeney Memorial Cultural Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Main Street, Wethersfield CT 06109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Silas Deane (within shouting distance of this marker); Silas Deane House (within shouting distance of this marker); Webb House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Webb House (within shouting distance of this marker); Society of the Cincinnati Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Academy (about 700 feet away); Rev. Joseph Emerson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wethersfield.
Regarding Connecticut Constitution Oak. At the state constitutional convention in 1902, delegates from each town were given a pin oak to honor the event. Only a few survive.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.