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

The Tower Clock

 
 
The Tower Clock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. The Tower Clock Marker
Inscription.  
The Tower Clock
Was Given in Memory Of
Horace John Wickham
1836 – 1914
By His Son
Clarence Horace Wickham
1919
Perpetual care and replacement
provided for by endowment

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 41° 45.969′ N, 72° 40.352′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. It is in Downtown. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Central Row and Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Located on the grounds of Connecticut's Old State House. The marker is on the wall next to the entrance on the east side of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 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. The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut (here, next to this marker); Old State House (here, next to this marker); Alexis de Tocqueville (here, next to this marker); George Washington (here, next to this marker); Jonathan Trumbull
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(a few steps from this marker); Governor's Foot Guard (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Meeting of Washington and Rochambeau (within shouting distance of this marker); Adrićn Block (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  Old State House (Connecticut) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 16, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
The Tower Clock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. The Tower Clock Marker
The marker is the large one above the bench.
The Tower Clock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
3. The Tower Clock Marker
The front (east side) of the Old State House with the Tower Clock on the cupola.
The Tower Clock and Dome image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, September 25, 2012
4. The Tower Clock and Dome
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   4. submitted on October 4, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.

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