Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth
SAR Branch Connecticut
Erected 1913 by the SAR Branch Connecticut.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1781.
Location. 41° 45.822′ N, 72° 40.416′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and Atheneum Square, on the right when traveling north. Located in the entranceway of the Wadsworth Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Main Street, 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. Nathan Hale (a few steps from this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Abel Buel (within shouting distance of this marker); American School for the Deaf (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wadsworth Barn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Safe Arrival (about 300 feet away); Frederick Douglass (about 300 feet away); Center Church (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
Regarding Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth. The oldest public art museum in the United States, the Wadsworth Atheneum was founded in 1842 by Daniel Wadsworth, son of Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Also see . . .
1. Jeremiah Wadsworth on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Wadsworth Atheneum. (Submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 717 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.