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Danbury in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Oldest Cemetery 1684

 
 
Oldest Cemetery 1684 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 24, 2009
1. Oldest Cemetery 1684 Marker
Inscription.
Oldest Cemetery
1684
Danbury
Erected by Mary Wooster Chapter
N.S.D.A.R.

 
Erected by Mary Wooster Chapter N.S.D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 23.415′ N, 73° 26.937′ W. Marker is in Danbury, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Wooster Street 0.1 miles from Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danbury CT 06810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Circus Comes to Town (within shouting distance of this marker); The Danbury Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Danbury (within shouting distance of this marker); The Danbury Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Danbury 9-11 Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schools and Education (about 300 feet away); Industrial Strength Danbury (about 400 feet away); Elmwood Park (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danbury.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial Era
 
Oldest Cemetery 1684 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 24, 2009
2. Oldest Cemetery 1684
Many of the old gravestones are illegible.
Marker at the Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 24, 2009
3. Marker at the Entrance
1684
The First Burying Ground
of Danbury Connecticut
1891
Gates Erected by
Mrs. George White Ives
1909
Fence Erected by
Mary Wooster Chapter D.A.R.
Two Hundred and Twenty Fifth
Anniversary of Danbury
This Tablet Given by
Caroline Wheelock Chapter C.A.R.
 
 
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