Cornwall in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
This tree is dedicated to the people and community spirit that helped Cornwall recover from the July 10, 1989 tornado. Town leaders at that time were:
Richard Dakin First Selectman
Patsy Van Doren Selectman
Steve Hedden Selectman
Barbara Dakin Town Clerk
Cary Hepprich Fire Chief
Rick Washburn Assistant Fire Chief
David Williamson Civil Preparedness Director
Joe Matyas Highway Foreman
Location. 41° 50.611′ N, 73° 19.846′ W. Marker is in Cornwall, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Street and Bolton Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cornwall CT 06753, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Foreign Mission School (within shouting distance of this marker); Scion of the Charter Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornwall World War I – World War II Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornwall Korea – Vietnam Veterans Monument Cornwall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Francis L. Sheane Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Major General John Sedgwick (approx. 4½ miles away); Milton F. "Mike" Dusek Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cornwall.
Also see . . . 1989 Northeastern United States tornado outbreak on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 19, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.