Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Old North Cemetery
a place wherein we may see and feel our sympathy one with another."
Frederick Law Olmstead
Old North Cemetery
The graves of six men who served in Connecticut's all-black Twenty-ninth Regiment, as well as those who served in other units, earned Old North Cemetery a place on Connecticut's Freedom Trail. This group of sites was established by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1995 in recognition of their importance in the heritage of African American citizens of Connecticut.
The Old North Cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places August 6, 1998 for the important role it played in the 19th century history of Hartford and for the record of the artistic and cultural
Plaque donated by the American Society of Landscape Architects and its Connecticut Chapter in commemoration of the Centennial Anniversary of the founding of the American Society of Landscape Architects. June 1999
Erected 1999 by American Society of Landscape Architects, Connecticut Chapter.
Location. 41° 46.168′ N, 72° 40.586′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles north of Mather Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. 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. Christ Church Cathedral (approx. 0.2 miles away); Last Horse Drawn Trolley In Hartford (approx. ¼ mile away); Horace Wells (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas Hooker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Captain Joseph Wadsworth (approx. 0.3 miles away); Adriaen Block (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stephen A. Douglas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (approx. 0.3 miles 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 March 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.