West Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
SS Maiden Creek
Our ship's bell, recovered from
the SS Maiden Creek – torpedoed
during World War II, is dedicated
to the fallen heroes of the
United States Merchant Marine
who served during time of war
in defense of their country.
You have completed
your final watch
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World II • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 41° 45.742′ N, 72° 44.536′ W. Marker is in West Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Farmington Avenue and North Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Farmington Avenue. Located at the Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Hartford CT 06107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Hartford (a few steps from this marker); First Public Library Building in West Hartford (a few steps from this marker); Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford (within shouting distance of this Meeting House Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Goodman Green (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of French Soldiers (about 700 feet away); Webster Walk (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Webster Walk (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Hartford.
Also see . . . Story of the Maiden Creek Bell. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 595 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.