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Lebanon in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Founding of Lebanon, Connecticut

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
1. Founding of Lebanon, Connecticut Marker
Inscription.  
To Commemorate the Founding
and Naming of
Lebanon, Connecticut by
The Reverend Mr. James Fitch
1622 – 1702
On land granted to him together with a seven mile tract given him by Owaneco heir to Uncas in appreciation for his wise counsel justice and humane interest shown the Mohegans
Erected in Memory of His Descendant
Winchester Fitch
1667 – 1963
Genealogist of Colonial Connecticut Families

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 38.14′ N, 72° 12.806′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is at the intersection of West Town Street and Exeter Road, on the right when traveling north on West Town Street. Located in Trumbull Park in front of Lebanon Town Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 579 Exeter Road, Lebanon CT 06249, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lebanon Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Old Lebanon Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Founding of Lebanon, Connecticut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
2. Founding of Lebanon, Connecticut Marker
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a different marker also named Lebanon Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebanon (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebanon Iraq Afghanistan Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Hill Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebanon World War I – World War II Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Lebanon War Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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