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

Hartford Municipal Building

 
 
Hartford Municipal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. Hartford Municipal Building Marker
Inscription.  
This Property
Has been placed on the
National Register
Of Historic Places
By the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1981.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 41° 45.76′ N, 72° 40.434′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Arch Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Located next to the entrance to the Hartford Minicipal Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 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. Adventurers (a few steps from this marker); Mark Twain (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Hale (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harry S. Truman (about 400 feet away); Lyndon B. Johnson (about 400 feet away); John F. Kennedy (about 400 feet away); Dwight D. Eisenhower
Hartford Municipal Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. Hartford Municipal Building
The marker is to the left of the doorway
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(about 400 feet away); Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Regarding Hartford Municipal Building. The building replaced the Old State House as the seat of City government when it opened in 1915. The design is of the Beaux-Art style, constructed of brick and faced with white Bethel granite, with a copper and tile roof. All of the entrances are bronze. The 3-story central atrium is 25' wide by 150' long, decorated with panels depicting scenes from Hartford's history. Hartford's Municipal Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981
 
Also see . . .  Municipal Building (Hartford, Connecticut). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on October 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Hartford Municipal Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
3. Hartford Municipal Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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