Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
July 15, 1903 - October 6, 1990
He served as Managing Director of the Bushnell Memorial for 40 years. He was director of several corporations, including Heublein, Inc. and the National Fire Insurance Co. He was Hartford's mayor from 1943 to 1945 and held numerous other positions including State Senator, Chairman of the State Development Commission, a Commissioner of the Metropolitan District Commission and president of the Hartford Public Library.
We are pleased to honor his many contributions to Hartford as we welcome you to the William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1999.
Location. 41° 45.907′ N, 72° 40.087′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford CountyTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. A different marker also named William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founders Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Recapture of the Connecticut River (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Meets Stowe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union (about 700 feet away); Sophie Tucker (about 800 feet away); Bell of the U.S.S. Hartford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bob Steele (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.