Ashford in Windham County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Connecticut Constitutional Convention of 1902
Delegate. Thomas K. Fitts
Location. 41° 52.357′ N, 72° 7.407′ W. Marker is in Ashford, Connecticut, in Windham County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 44 and Fitts Road (Route 44), on the right when traveling west on U.S. 44. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 458 Ashford Center Road, Ashford CT 06278, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ashford (within shouting distance of this marker); Willington (approx. 4.8 miles away); Pomfret (approx. 6˝ miles away); This Edifice (approx. 7.2 miles away); Town of Willington, Connecticut (approx. 7.2 miles away); a different marker also named Willington (approx. 7.3 miles away); Mansfield (approx. 8.1 miles away); Brooklyn (approx. 10.7 miles away).
Regarding Constitution Oak.
The Constitution Oak was named to commemorate the Constitutional Convention held in Hartford, Connecticut in 1902. At this time, each town had 2 representatives in the General Assembly. The purpose of this convention
Thomas K. Fitts was not only a member of the Connecticut Constitutional Convention of 1902, he was also a Democrat member of Connecticut’s House of Representatives from Ashford. He was elected in 1904 and 1910.
Also see . . .
1. Ashford's Constitution Oak data. (Submitted on March 18, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Connecticut’s Notable Trees. (Submitted on March 18, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
3. CT History.org. (Submitted on March 18, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 110 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.