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

John J. Sullivan

(1906 – 1997)

 
 
John J. Sullivan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
1. John J. Sullivan Marker
Inscription.
This building is renamed and
dedicated in honor and memory of
Fairfield's first Selectman
John J. Sullivan
(1906 – 1997)

Who spent 24 years (1959 – 1983) as town leader. Our town was his life. He lived his values, respected the dignity of others and promulgated programs that strengthened the community he held so dear. Through his foresight and tireless efforts, Fairfield became the symbol of open space preservation in Connecticut. We proudly remember his prophetic words

"Each of us has the privilege and obligation to preserve and improve the character of Fairfield for generations yet unborn"
 
Erected 1998 by the Town of Fairfield.
 
Location. 41° 8.472′ N, 73° 15.018′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from Beach Road near Sunnieholm Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located next to the entrance of John J. Sullivan Independence Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 725 Old Post Road, Fairfield CT 06824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairfield Vietnam War Memorial
John J. Sullivan Marker on Independence Hall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
2. John J. Sullivan Marker on Independence Hall
(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burr Homestead (about 600 feet away); Fairfield Honor Roll (about 600 feet away); Fairfield Boulder (about 600 feet away); Moorlands (about 600 feet away); Isaac Tucker House (about 700 feet away); Nathan Bulkley House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfield.
 
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John J. Sullivan Independence Hall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
3. John J. Sullivan Independence Hall
The building is home to many town offices. Fairfield Town Hall is nearby.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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