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

Trinity College

1823-1923

 

—Pro Ecclesia Et Patria —

 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 11, 2012
1. Trinity College Marker
Inscription. Upon the brow of this hill stood The First Building of Trinity College Which was founded here as Washington College A.D. 1823 The name of the college was changed to Trinity college A.D 1845 it was moved to its present site A.D. 1875 when this State Capitol was built. On its one hundredth anniversary this tablet was placed here by the college in grateful remembrance of the ~Founders~ Thomas C Brownell, Harry Croshwell Samuel W. Johnson, Birdsey G. Noble Nathaniel S. Wheaton, Elisha Cushman Thomas M.Donouoh, Richard Adams Ebenezer Young, Jonathan Starr John Thompson Peters, Asa Chapman John S. Peters, Luther Loomis
 
Erected by Trinity College.
 
Location. 41° 45.838′ N, 72° 40.907′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Capitol Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. Thomas Knowlton (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Roswell Hawley (within shouting distance of this marker); Orville Hitchcock Platt (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery
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By Sandra Hughes, September 11, 2012
2. Trinity College Marker
Marker is just inside of entrance facing Trinity St. It is on the left side of the outside wall.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards DSM (about 400 feet away); Andersonville Boy (about 400 feet away); Confucius (about 400 feet away); Spanish War Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Categories. Education
 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 11, 2012
3. Trinity College Marker
The Capitol Building now sits on the site where the Trinity College once sat.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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