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

The Village Green

 
 
The Village Green Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2016
1. The Village Green Marker
Inscription.  
The Village Green
Symbolizing the Beginnings and
Center of Community Life
The Bloomfield Village Green
Has Existed Since the 1700’s
Restored by Wintonbury Park
Redevelopment Project
Wintonbury Parish 1735
Town of Bloomfield 1835
1963 – 1973
Bloomfield Redevelopment Agency
(lower plaque)
The Drummer Boy
Wolfgang Behl, Sculptor
For the Bicentennial Committee
June 1976

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 49.879′ N, 72° 44.225′ W. Marker is in Bloomfield, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue (Connecticut Route 189) and Park Avenue (Connecticut Route 178), on the right when traveling north on Bloomfield Avenue. Located on the Bloomfield Town Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomfield CT 06002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bloomfield World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bloomfield Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bloomfield Vietnam Veterans Monument
The Village Green Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2016
2. The Village Green Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Roll of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloomfield Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Bloomfield Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bloomfield (about 400 feet away); Old Wintonbury Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomfield.
 
The Drummer Boy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2016
3. The Drummer Boy
The Drummer Boy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 26, 2016
4. The Drummer Boy
The Brown Drum
Made in Bloomfield and Carried
In the Revolution Symbolizes
The Spirit of Freedom, Justice
And Equality Which Continues To
Burn Brightly in This Proud
Connecticut Town.
June 5, 1976
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 29, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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Oct. 2, 2022