Glastonbury in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Site of Second Meeting House
First Church of Christ
1735 – 1837
News of the battles of Lexington and Concord
reached here while Rev. John Eells was
preaching and was announced from the pulpit
April 28, 1775
Dedicated by the Members April 20, 1975
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era.
Location. 41° 41.761′ N, 72° 36.476′ W. Marker is in Glastonbury, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Morgan Drive, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1803 Main Street, Glastonbury CT 06033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Timothy Stevens Parsonage (within shouting distance of this marker); Glastonbury War II Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Glastonbury World War I Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Glastonbury Vietnam Conflict Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Lee Levitow (approx. 0.4 miles away); Glastonbury Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Glastonbury Revolutionary War Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glastonbury.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 199 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 18, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.