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

Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home

 
 
Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
1. Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home Marker
Inscription.
Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home
Presented By
Helen J. Fitzgerald
to the
Litchfield Historical Society
In Loving Memory
Of Her Husband
Harold Fitzgerald
1878 - 1948

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 41° 44.484′ N, 73° 11.253′ W. Marker is in Litchfield, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of South Street and Wolcott Street, on the right when traveling south on South Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 South Street, Litchfield CT 06759, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Earliest American Law School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Recruiting Tent (approx. 0.4 miles away); Litchfield World War I Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Church of Lyman Beecher (approx. 0.4 miles away); Litchfield Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Litchfield Vietnam War Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Litchfield World War II Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Litchfield Korean War Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Litchfield.
 
More about this marker.
Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
2. Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home
The marker is to the left of the window at the left of the front door.
Oliver Wolcott House was the home of Oliver Wolcott, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and Governor of Connecticut. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971. The house is a private residence and is not open to the public.
 
Also see . . .  Oliver Wolcott on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,016 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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