Bethel in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Phineas Taylor (P.T.) Barnum
Born Bethel, CT 1810
Erected 2010 by Bethel Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is July 5, 1810.
Location. 41° 22.271′ N, 73° 24.827′ W. Marker is in Bethel, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Greenwood Avenue (Connecticut Route 302) and Library Place, on the right when traveling west on Greenwood Avenue. Located in front of the Bethel Public Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel CT 06801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Railway Station - 1912 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of All Bethel Veterans (about 400 feet away); Bethel Soldier’s MemorialBethel World War I Monument (about 700 feet away); Bethel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Danbury World War II Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Plumtrees Honor Roll (approx. 1.7 miles away); Plumtrees School (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethel.
Also see . . . P.T. Barnum on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 3, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 607 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 3, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.