Woodbury in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
The streams of Woodbury provided power for making cutlery and woolen cloth from colonial days through the nineteenth century, but agriculture was the town’s main occupation, while forests furnished charcoal for the metal furnaces of neighboring industries.
“I love the rocks and rills
Thy woods and templed hills.”
Erected 1976 by Town of Woodbury, Woodbury American Revolution Bicentennial Committee, Connecticut Historical Commission.
Location. 41° 32.263′ N, 73° 12.433′ W. Marker is in Woodbury, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street South (U.S. 6) and Park Road, on the left when traveling north on Main Street South. Touch for map. Across Main Street from the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Common (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodbury World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodbury World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Glebe House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Malcolm “Mac” Baldrige (approx. ¼ mile away); Ancient Trading Path (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory Of George Washington (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbury.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,360 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.