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Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

 
 
Tablet on the East Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. Tablet on the East Tower
Inscription.  
[ tablet on the east tower ]
In Honor
Of The Men Of Hartford
Who Served
And In Memory Of Those Who Fell
On Land And Sea
In The War For The Union
Their Grateful Townsmen
Have Raised This Memorial

[ tablet on the west tower ]
During The Civil War
1861-1865
More Than 4000 Men Of Hartord
Bore Arms In The National Cause
Nearly 400 Of Whom Died In Service
Erected 1885
George Keller Architect   Casper Buberl & Samuel Kitson Sculptors

 
Erected 1885.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 45.94′ N, 72° 40.8′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Ford Street and Trinity Street, on the right when traveling east on Ford Street. Located in Bushnell Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Spanish War Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scion of the Charter Oak
Tablet on the West Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. Tablet on the West Tower
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(about 700 feet away); Joseph Roswell Hawley (about 700 feet away); Chapman-Taft House (about 700 feet away); Col. Thomas Knowlton (about 800 feet away); Trinity College (about 800 feet away); Orville Hitchcock Platt (about 800 feet away); Confucius (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 5, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
3. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
looking north
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
4. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
looking south
Figure on the East Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
5. Figure on the East Tower
Figure on the West Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
6. Figure on the West Tower
Figure on the East Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
7. Figure on the East Tower
Figure on the West Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
8. Figure on the West Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 5, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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