Fairfield in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Thaddeus And Eunice Dennie Burr
Dorothy Quincy and John Hancock
Of The Continental Congress
Were Married in 1775
Burned By British in 1779
Rebuilt in 1790
Location. 41° 8.549′ N, 73° 15.088′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Old Post Road 0.1 miles west of Beach Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in front of the Burr Homestead mansion. Marker is at or near this postal address: 611 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 Vietnam War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fairfield Honor Roll (about 400 feet away); Fairfield Boulder (about 500 feet away); Fairfield (about 500 feet away); John J. Sullivan (about 600 feet away); Moorlands (approx. 0.2 miles away); Isaac Tucker House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nathan Bulkley House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfield.
Regarding Burr Homestead. This 15 room mansion was built in the early 1700s. It was burned by the British in 1779, as were most of the homes and buildings in Fairfield. The
Also see . . . Burr Homestead on Fairfield Museum and History Center. (Submitted on February 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,929 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.