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Frederick H. North

 
 
Frederick H. North Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
1. Frederick H. North Marker
Inscription.
Frederick H. North
1824 – 1907
Frederick North was born in New Britain on August 10, 1824. After graduating from Yale University in 1846, he entered the manufacturing business with his father and later joined with Oliver Stanley and John B. Talcott to form North, Stanley and Company. The company, which produced hooks and eyes, manufactured union soldiers uniforms during the Civil War. He was later engaged in the manufacture of knit goods with the New Britain Knitting Company. North contributed to the community life of New Britain in many ways. He was an active member of South Congregational Church, a contributor to the New Britain Educational Fund, and a member of the Walnut Hill Park Company. Later in life Frederick North moved to Chicago and then Wisconsin, where he died on July 18, 1907.
 
Location. 41° 39.979′ N, 72° 47.207′ W. Marker is in New Britain, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Main Street and Cedar Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Walnut Hill Park, on the wall of the rotunda with the "Original Design of Walnut Hill Park" marker at its center. Marker is in this post office area: New Britain CT 06052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Frederick H. North Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
2. Frederick H. North Marker
The marker is third from the right.
are within walking distance of this marker. George M. Landers (here, next to this marker); Cornelius B. Erwin (here, next to this marker); Henry E. Russell (here, next to this marker); Frederick T. Stanley (here, next to this marker); William A. Churchill (here, next to this marker); Seth E. Case (here, next to this marker); Frederick Law Olmstead (here, next to this marker); Original Design of Walnut Hill Park (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Britain.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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