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

Farmington

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
1. Farmington Marker
Inscription.
Farmington
Laid Out 1640
As Tunxis Plantation
A Trading Center
Of Frontier Area

 
Location. 41° 43.199′ N, 72° 49.893′ W. Marker is in Farmington, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) and Carrington Lane, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmington CT 06032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "American Board" (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions (about 700 feet away); Farmington and the Freedom Trail (about 700 feet away); Pitkin's Basin (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Rochambeau Route 1781-82 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Legend of Will Warren’s Den (was approx. 1.5 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Lt. Vincent H. Core Memorial Site (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Farmington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
2. Farmington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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