Salisbury in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Bear Mountain, Connecticut
Marks The Highest
Ground In Connecticut
2354 Feet Above The Sea
Built A.D. 1885
Location. 42° 2.692′ N, 73° 27.264′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker can be reached from Under Mountain Road (Route 41) 0.2 miles north of Westmount Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The summit and marker is 2.6 miles to the northwest via the Undermountain Trail and Appalachian Trail. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury CT 06068, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Central New England Railroad (approx. 4.3 miles away); Salisbury Soldiers' Monument (approx. 4½ miles away); Salisbury Veterans Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Old Burying Ground (approx. 4.7 miles away); Salisbury (approx. 4.7 miles away); Salisbury Academy (approx. 4.7 miles away); Nation's First Public Library (approx. 4.7 miles away); Here Stood the Big Elm (approx. 6.4 miles away in Massachusetts). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
Regarding Bear Mountain, Connecticut.
Mason Owen Travis
The marker states this is the highest point in Connecticut. Bear Mountain is the highest summit in Connecticut, although it is 2,323 feet tall. The highest point in the state, however, is located on the south slope of Mount Frissell 1.3 miles to the northwest at 2,379 feet. The summit of Mount Frissell is in Massachusetts.
Also see . . .
1. Information about Bear Mountain at Berkshire Hiking.com. (Submitted on October 19, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Bear Mountain (Connecticut) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 19, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.