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

Connecticut Constitution Oak

 
 
Connecticut Constitution Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2011
1. Connecticut Constitution Oak Marker
Inscription.
Connecticut
Constitution Oak
Presented to
Stephen F. Willard
Delegate from the town of
Wethersfield in the
Constitutional Convention held in Hartford 1902
by the
Connecticut Senators and
Representatives in Congress

 
Location. 41° 42.698′ N, 72° 39.158′ W. Marker is in Wethersfield, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Marsh Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of Keeney Memorial Cultural Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Main Street, Wethersfield CT 06109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Silas Deane (within shouting distance of this marker); Silas Deane House (within shouting distance of this marker); Webb House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Webb House (within shouting distance of this marker); Society of the Cincinnati (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (about 300 feet
Connecticut Constitution Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2011
2. Connecticut Constitution Oak Marker
Behind the marker and tree is the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center
away, measured in a direct line); The Old Academy (about 700 feet away); Rev. Joseph Emerson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wethersfield.
 
Regarding Connecticut Constitution Oak. At the state constitutional convention in 1902, delegates from each town were given a pin oak to honor the event. Only a few survive.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
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Wethersfield's Constitution Oak image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2011
3. Wethersfield's Constitution Oak
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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