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Governor's Foot Guard

One Hundred Seventy-Fifth Anniversary

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. Governor's Foot Guard Marker
Inscription.
To Commemorate The
One Hundred Seventy-Fifth Anniversary
Celebration of the Founding in 1771
Of the First Company
Governor's Foot Guard.
General Jonathan M. Wainwright,
Hero of Corregidor and Guest of Honor
at this celebration was presented
The State of Connecticut
Distinguished Service Medal.
Participating was the Centennial
Legion of Historic Military Commands
of the thirteen original colonies.
Major Raymond F. Gates
Celebration Chairman
Cornelius A. Moylan
Mayor of Hartford
Raymond E. Baldwin
Governor of Connecticut
First Company, Governor's Foot Guard
Major Raymond F. Gates
Commandant
Lieutenant Warren S. Whitney
Adjutant
September 21, 1946

 
Erected 1946.
 
Location. 41° 45.952′ N, 72° 40.354′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Central Row, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of Connecticut's Old State House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Main Street, Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of
Governor's Foot Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. Governor's Foot Guard Marker
The marker is on the left
this marker. The First Meeting of Washington and Rochambeau (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Governor's Foot Guard (here, next to this marker); William H. Putnam (a few steps from this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Trumbull (within shouting distance of this marker); Old State House (within shouting distance of this marker); Prudence Crandall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tower Clock (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  Governor's Foot Guard. (Submitted on February 23, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Military
 
Governor's Foot Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
3. Governor's Foot Guard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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