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

First Settlement 1710

 
 
First Settlement 1710 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 24, 2013
1. First Settlement 1710 Marker
Inscription.
First Settlement 1710
Newbury Parish Incorporated 1754
Town of Brookfield Incorporated 1788
Pioneer Families
Dunning Peck Hawley Smith Northrop Ruggles Dibble Merwin Baldwin Blackmanstarr Wheeler
Presented By E.A. Rousman 1910

 
Erected 1910.
 
Location. 41° 27.971′ N, 73° 23.271′ W. Marker is in Brookfield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Whisconier Road (Connecticut Route 25) and Obtuse Hill Road (Connecticut Route 133), on the right when traveling north on Whisconier Road. Touch for map. Located on the front of the Brookfield Historical Society building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 165 Whisconier Road, Brookfield CT 06804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brookfield (a few steps from this marker); Brookfield Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Space Shuttle Tire (approx. 4.6 miles away); Childhood Home of Capt. William D. Burnham (approx. 4.8 miles away); Bridgewater (approx. 4.8 miles away); Bridgewater Veterans
First Settlement 1710 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 24, 2013
2. First Settlement 1710 Marker
(approx. 4.8 miles away); Bridgewater WW I Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); Bridgewater WW II Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookfield.
 
Also see . . .  Brookfield Museum and Historical Society. (Submitted on December 29, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
The Brookfield Historical Society image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 24, 2013
3. The Brookfield Historical Society
Built in 1876. In 1975 it became the home of the Brookfield Historical Society.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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