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

Charter Oak descendant

 
 
Charter Oak descendant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, May 7, 2016
1. Charter Oak descendant Marker
Inscription.
State Tree of Connecticut
White Oak
Constitutional Convention
July 1, 1965
John deKoven Alsop
Delegate

 
Location. 41° 48.661′ N, 72° 50.13′ W. Marker is in Avon, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 44. Touch for map. The marker is located at the entrance to the Avon Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60 West Main Street, Avon CT 06001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Avon Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Avon (about 400 feet away); Constitution Oak (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Farmington Canal in Avon (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1st Company Governor's Horse Guards (approx. 1.4 miles away); Birthplace of Wilford Woodruff (approx. 2.7 miles away); Roderick A. White M.D. (approx. 2.8 miles away); Weatogue Soldiersí Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Avon.
 
More about this marker. The marker is on a triangular piece of brownstone which may be partly covered with mulch.
 
Regarding Charter Oak descendant. John deKoven Alsop was a Republican
Avonís Charter Oak descendant image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, May 7, 2016
2. Avonís Charter Oak descendant
One of 84 Charter Oak descendants offered to towns in 1965 by the State Forestry Bureau to commemorate the Constitutional Convention.
delegate from the 6th district to the 1965 Connecticut Constitutional Convention.
 
Also see . . .
1. Avonís Charter Oak. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Avonís Charter Oak on You Tube. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
3. Connecticut Constitution of 1965. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
4. John deKoven Alsop. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
5. Charter Oak history. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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