Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Bell of the U.S.S. Hartford
Admiral Farragut's Flagship
during the Civil War battles
of New Orleans, April, 1862
and Mobile Bay, August, 1864
"Damn the torpedoes . . . . Full speed ahead"
[ Farragut at Mobile Bay ]
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 41° 46.02′ N, 72° 40.209′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Columbus Boulevard and State Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in Constitution Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Constitution Plaza, 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. Hartford's Isle of Safety (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jonathan Trumbull (about 700 feet away); Recapture of the Connecticut River (about 700 feet away); Alexis de Tocqueville (about 700 feet away); The Fundamental Orders of ConnecticutGeorge Washington (about 700 feet away); The Tower Clock (about 700 feet away); William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
Also see . . . U.S.S. Hartford on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 760 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.