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American Liberty Elm

 
 
American Liberty Elm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
1. American Liberty Elm Marker
Inscription.
American Liberty Elm
Dedicated by the Derby Historical
Society July 10, 2002
on the 250th Anniversary of the
Birth of General David Humphreys
1752 – 1818
Sponsored by
The City of Ansonia

 
Erected 2002 by Derby Historical Society, City of Ansonia.
 
Location. 41° 19.963′ N, 73° 4.373′ W. Marker is in Ansonia, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street (Connecticut Route 243) and Platt Street, on the right when traveling north on Elm Street. Touch for map. Located on the Ansonia Green. Marker is in this post office area: Ansonia CT 06401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elm Street School Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Ansonia (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of David Humphreys (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Derby (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ye Ancient Common (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ansonia Veterans Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); Charter Oak Seedling (approx. ¾ mile away); Ansonia Volunteer Firemen’s Monument (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ansonia.
 
Also see . . .
American Liberty Elm image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 11, 2009
2. American Liberty Elm
 General David Humphreys from Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 26, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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