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Roger Ludlow

 
 
Roger Ludlow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
1. Roger Ludlow Marker
Inscription.
Roger Ludlow
Father of Connecticut, Author of the Fundamental Orders, Compiler of the Code of 1650, and Pioneer in the Development of American Constitutional Law.
Founded Fairfield and Made His Home Here from 1639 to 1654

Erected 1939

 
Erected 1939.
 
Location. 41° 8.826′ N, 73° 14.984′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Post Road (U.S. 1) and North Benson Road, on the right when traveling south on Post Road. Touch for map. Located in Jennings Park. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfield CT 06824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairfield Boulder (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fairfield Honor Roll (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fairfield Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Isaac Tucker House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burr Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nathan Bulkley House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moorlands (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fairfield (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfield.
 
Also see . . .  Roger Ludlow - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on February 11, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Detail of the Scroll at the Top image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
2. Detail of the Scroll at the Top
" no mans life shall bee taken away, no mans honor or good name shall bee stained, no mans person shall be arrested, restrained, banished, dismembered, nor any way punished; no man shall bee deprived of his wife or children, no mans goods or estate shall be taken away from him, nor any wayes indamaged, under colour of Law or countenance of Authority, unless it bee by the vertue or equity of some express Law of the Country warranting the same, established by a General Courte, and sufficiently published, or in case of the defect of a Law in any perricular case, by the word of God." – From the Preamble of the Code of 1650

 
Categories. Colonial EraGovernmentNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Roger Ludlow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
3. Roger Ludlow Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,032 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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