New Britain in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary
1850 – 2000
Tree Planting Legacy Project
Mayor Lucian J. Pawlak • Honarary Chair
Thomas G. Ronalter • Sesquicentennial Chair
Aime Brochu • Common Council Majority Leader
Geoffrey G. Bray • Legacy Project Chair
Robert McGlone • Parks & Recreation Department
Dr. Bruce Fletcher • Committee Member
Fifteen American Birch trees were planted as part of New Britain's
150th Anniversary as a town. Fourteen of the trees are planted
on this hillside along with one existing tree. The fifteenth
tree is planted in front of the New Britain Public Library.
These trees symbolize New Britain's proud history
And its bright future.
Planted May 2002
Location. 41° 39.724′ N, 72° 47.416′ W. Marker is in New Britain, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Linwood Street and Grand Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Walnut Hill Park in front of the Darius Miller Memorial Bandshell. Marker is in this post office area: New Britain CT 06052, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick "Doc" Mirliani (within shouting distance of this marker); Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles K. Hamilton (about 700 feet away); Ye Old State House Step (about 800 feet away); 100 Birthday of Freedom Tree (about 800 feet away); Salute To Women (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Britain World War I Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); In Memoriam John F. Kennedy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Britain.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Environment •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 779 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 30, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.