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

Ye Old State House Step

 
 
Ye Old State House Step image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
1. Ye Old State House Step
Inscription.
Ye Old State House Step
New Haven
Erected 1828
Destroyed 1889

 
Location. 41° 39.845′ N, 72° 47.373′ W. Marker is in New Britain, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Park Place and Walnut Hill Park, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in Walnut Hill Park. 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. 100 Birthday of Freedom Tree (here, next to this marker); Charles K. Hamilton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj (about 500 feet away); Salute To Women (about 700 feet away); New Britain World War I Monument (about 700 feet away); In Memoriam John F. Kennedy (about 800 feet away); City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary (about 800 feet away); Frederick "Doc" Mirliani (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Britain.
 
Regarding Ye Old State House Step. The Connecticut General Assembly met alternately in the two largest cities, Hartford and New Haven starting in 1701. The first state house in New Haven, which was also used by the courts, was built in 1719. In 1763 a new state
Ye Old State House Step image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
2. Ye Old State House Step
The stone is at the base of the tree
house was erected. Another new state house was built in 1828 and functioned until 1873 when Hartford became the sole capital of the state. The last house in New Haven fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1889.
 
Also see . . .  About Connecticut's Old State Houses in New Haven. (Submitted on April 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Government
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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