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Thomas Hooker

 
 
Thomas Hooker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. Thomas Hooker Marker
Inscription. Thomas Hooker 1586 – 1647 A leader of the founders in this commonwealth. A preacher of persuasive power. A statesman who based all civil authority on the free consent of the people.
This tablet is placed near the site of his burial by The Connecticut Society of The Colonial Dames of America. A.D. 1915
 
Erected 1915 by The Connecticut Society of The Colonial Dames of America.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 41° 45.88′ N, 72° 40.468′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and Gold Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the back of the Center Church, next to Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground. Marker is in this post office area: Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Haynes (a few steps from this marker); Sacred to the Memory (a few steps from this marker); Rev. Samuel Stone (a few steps from this marker); This Approach (a few steps from this
Thomas Hooker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. Thomas Hooker Marker
marker); George Wyllys (a few steps from this marker); Capt. Pownal Deming (a few steps from this marker); Center Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Hooker on Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
The Back of the Center Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
3. The Back of the Center Church
The Thomas Hooker marker is on the left. The John Haynes marker is on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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