Monroe in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Monroe World War I Memorial
1914 – 1919
Erected by the People of Monroe
Erected by People of Monroe.
Location. 41° 19.324′ N, 73° 15.866′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 25) and Pepper Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Located on the Stepney Green. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe CT 06468, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birdseys Plain Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Birdseys Plain Stepney Baptist Church (within shouting Original Bell of Stepney Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Burr Hawley & Burritt General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Birdseys Plain / Stepney Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bridgeport / Newtown Turnpike (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stepney Schoolhouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stepney Fire House #1 (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
Regarding Monroe World War I Memorial. Twenty-four men and two women, the Misses Eleanor and Katherine Habersham, served in World War I. Two men would not return: George Bachman and Leonard Fuller. The monument was erected by the people of Monroe in the 1930s.
Also see . . . The Stepney Green. (Submitted on December 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • War, World I •
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