Waterbury in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
First Settlement of Waterbury
The first settlement of Waterbury was made on land in this region about 1675. The settlement was abandoned during King Philip’s War and was resumed around the present Waterbury green after 1677.
Erected 1935 by Mattatuck Historical Society.
Location. 41° 32.917′ N, 73° 3.43′ W. Marker is in Waterbury, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Sunnyside Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Highland Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Chase Park, in the Town Plot section of Waterbury, "Waterbury's First Neighborhood". Marker is in this post office area: Waterbury CT 06708, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrub Pilgrim Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of the Unknown Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Lyman Chatfield (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Revolutionary War Tercentennial Memorial (approx. half a mile away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Great War For Democracy Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); They Did Not Come Home (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterbury.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,332 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.