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Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth Marker
Inscription.  
Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth
SAR Branch Connecticut
Erected MCMXIII
Here stood the home of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth Commissary General of the American forces in the War for Independence and a trusted friend of George Washington and "Brother Jonathan Trumbull" Here in 1775 he entertained Washington on his way to Cambridge to assume command of the Continental Army In the southwest chamber Washington met the French Commander Count de Rochambeau and others in May 1781 and considered the plan of the Yorktown Campaign which in October resulted in the fall of the British power in America
 
Erected 1913 by the SAR Branch Connecticut.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, 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
Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth Marker
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Atheneum Museum of Art. 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.)
 
Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
3. Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth Marker
In the entranceway of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
4. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
 
 
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 665 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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