Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
William H. Mortensen
July 15, 1903 – October 6, 1990
He served as Managing Director of the Bushnell Memorial for 40 years. He was director of several corporations, including Heublein, Inc. and the National Fire Insurance Co. He was Hartford's mayor from 1943 to 1945 and held numerous other positions including State Senator, Chairman of the State Development Commission, a Commissioner of the Metropolitan District Commission and president of the Hartford Public Library.
We are pleased to honor his many contributions to Hartford as we welcome you to the William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza.
Location. 41° 45.907′ N, 72° 40.087′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Columbus Boulevard and State Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the Founders Bridge Promenade. Marker is in this post office area: Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founders Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Recapture of the Connecticut River (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Meets Stowe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union (about 700 feet away); Bell of the U.S.S. Hartford (approx. 0.2 miles away); William H. Putnam (approx. ¼ mile away); Jonathan Trumbull (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 356 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.