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

Burgoyne Rest

Dedicated June 1, 1961

 
 
Burgoyne Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 20, 2013
1. Burgoyne Rest Marker
Inscription. Through the dedicated efforts of the Elmwood Business Associates and the West Hartford Lions Club, this park was established where the great stand of elms, from which Elmwood took its name, once grew. They were planted to commemorate the victory of the Patriots, many of whom were from West Hartford, over British General John Burgoyne at Saratoga in 1777.
 
Erected 1961 by Elmwood Business Associates and the West Hartford Lions Club.
 
Location. 41° 43.966′ N, 72° 43.902′ W. Marker is in Elmwood, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on New Britain Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Hartford CT 06110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burgoyne Elms (here, next to this marker); Berry-Rosenblatt US Army Reserve Center (approx. half a mile away); Noah Webster Birthplace (approx. 1.2 miles away); Korczak Ziolkowski (approx. 2 miles away); Webster Walk (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Webster Walk (approx. 2 miles away); Goodman Green (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hartford Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmwood.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Burgoyne Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 20, 2013
2. Burgoyne Rest Marker
Burgoyne Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 20, 2013
3. Burgoyne Rest Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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