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

John F. Slater

 
 
John F. Slater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 3, 2017
1. John F. Slater Marker
Inscription.
Nov. 4 A.D. 1886
This Building
Dedicated to the Education of the Young
And Commemorative of
John F. Slater
Is Erected by His Son
William A. Slater
And by Him Presented to the
Norwich Free Academy
In Grateful Recognition
Of Advantages There Enjoyed
John Fox Slater
Born in Smithfield R I March 4 1815
Died in Norwich Conn May 7 1884
A Trustee of The Free Academy
From 1858 Until His Death

 
Location. 41° 32.174′ N, 72° 4.874′ W. Marker is in Norwich, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Crescent Street and Broadway, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the entrance of the Slater Memorial Museum on the campus of the Norwich Free Academy. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 Crescent Street, Norwich CT 06360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Ashby McCloy (a few steps from this marker); Slater Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Charles H. Osgood Fountain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (about 300 feet
John F. Slater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 3, 2017
2. John F. Slater Marker
away); The Shattuck Building (about 400 feet away); In Memory of Captain Samuel Chester Reid (about 600 feet away); Cristoforo Colombo Monument (about 600 feet away); Norwich Soldier’s Monument (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwich.
 
Also see . . .
1. Slater Memorial Museum. (Submitted on March 13, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Norwich Free Academy. (Submitted on March 13, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Entrance to the Slater Memorial Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 3, 2017
3. Entrance to the Slater Memorial Museum
The Slater Memorial Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 3, 2017
4. The Slater Memorial Museum
Plaque on the Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 3, 2017
5. Plaque on the Building
School Is Life
As You Live Here, So You Will
Probably Continue To Live.
Give Your Best Effort To
Understand The Truth And
To Practice The Right.
Avoid Laziness; Avoid Deceitfulness;
Persevere In High Aims;
Make The Most Of Your Power
To Serve Mankind.
    - Henry A. Tirrell
Presented by the students of the Norwich Free Academy - 1940

( Henry A. Tirrell served for 36 years (1904-1940) as the Norwich Free Academy's fourth principal. )
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 107 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 13, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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