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Orville Hitchcock Platt

 
 
Orville Hitchcock Platt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. Orville Hitchcock Platt Marker
Inscription.  
Orville Hitchcock Platt
Senator of the United States
MDCCCLXXIX - MCMV

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 41° 45.863′ N, 72° 40.94′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Trinity Street, on the right when traveling west. Located in the entranceway of the north side of the Connecticut State Capitol Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Roswell Hawley (a few steps from this marker); Trinity College (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Thomas Knowlton (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards DSM (within shouting distance of this marker); Andersonville Boy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery (about 600 feet away); Confucius
Orville Hitchcock Platt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. Orville Hitchcock Platt Marker
On the Right Side of the North Entranceway
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(about 600 feet away); Spanish War Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  Orville H. Platt on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
The North Side of the Connecticut State Capitol Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
3. The North Side of the Connecticut State Capitol Building
Orville H. Platt image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. Orville H. Platt
Senator from Connecticut, the State made famous by the ingenious manufacture of wooden nutmegs--The original "Conn game." the Senator is no relative of his namesake from New York--he is a greater statesman. -- Thomas Fleming.
Caricature from Around the Capital with Uncle Hank by Thomas Fleming 1902, Page 197.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   4. submitted on March 19, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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