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

Cromwell

 
 
Cromwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
1. Cromwell Marker
Inscription.
Cromwell
This area was settled in 1650 as a rural-farming community known as Middletown Upper Houses. It was incorporated and named Cromwell in 1851. The 18th century saw a thriving riverport. followed by brownstone quarrying and several factories including J. & E. Stevens Company, noted for mechanical iron banks and toys. The A. N. Pierson, Inc. greenhouses rank among the world's largest, and as a rose grower Cromwell was given the title “Rose Town”. The Old Burying Ground, granted in 1713, is the resting place of veterans of the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and the Civil War.
Erected by the Town of Cromwell
the Cromwell Historical Society
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
1975

 
Erected 1975 by the Town of Cromwell, the Cromwell Historical Society, the Connecticut Historical Commission.
 
Location. 41° 35.891′ N, 72° 39.11′ W. Marker is in Cromwell, Connecticut, in Middlesex County. Marker is on West Street near Allen Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in front of Cromwell Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 West Street, Cromwell CT 06416, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Cromwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
2. Cromwell Marker
are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cromwell World War I Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Middletown Upper Houses (approx. 0.4 miles away); Settling Middletown (approx. 2.2 miles away); Founders Rock (approx. 2.2 miles away); Commodore Thomas Macdonough (approx. 2.2 miles away); St. John Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); The deKoven House (approx. 2.4 miles away); deKoven House Community Center (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cromwell.
 
Also see . . .
1. Town of Cromwell, Connecticut. (Submitted on November 12, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Cromwell, Connecticut on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 12, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Cromwell Town Hall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
3. Cromwell Town Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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