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Theophilus Eaton

 
 
Theophilus Eaton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
1. Theophilus Eaton Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam
Theophilus Eaton
First Governor
of the
New Haven Colony
Died january 7,
1657.
And lies buried near this spot.

 
Location. 41° 18.475′ N, 72° 55.608′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from Temple Street 0.1 miles south of Elm Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the rear wall of the Center Church On The Green. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 Temple Street, New Haven CT 06511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Haven Common Burial Ground (here, next to this marker); Col Edward Whalley (here, next to this marker); Stephen Goodyear (a few steps from this marker); Col William Goffe (a few steps from this marker); First Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Quinnipiack (within shouting distance of this marker); New Haven Memorial Flagpole (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Renovation of the New Haven Green (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
 
Also see . . .  Theophilus Eaton on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 10, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Theophilus Eaton Monument and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
2. Theophilus Eaton Monument and Marker
The marker is beyond the monument

 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Theophilus Eaton Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
3. Theophilus Eaton Monument
[ inscription ]
Theophilus Eaton, First Governor
of the
New Haven Colony
"Eaton so faimed so wise so just
The phoenix of our world here hides his dust
This name forget, N. England never must."
[ end face ]
1638
1938
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 824 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 10, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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