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

Major John Mason

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
1. Major John Mason Marker
Inscription.
Major John Mason
Born 1600 in England
Immigrated to New England in 1630
A Founder of Windsor, Old Saybrook and Norwich
Magistrate and Chief Military Officer of the Connecticut Colony
Deputy Governor and Acting Governor
A Patentee of the Colonial Charter
Died 1672 in Norwich
This Monument Erected at Mystic in 1889
By the State of Connecticut
Relocated in 1996 to Respect a Sacred Site
Of the 1637 Pequot War

 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 41° 51.481′ N, 72° 38.198′ W. Marker is in Windsor, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Palisado Avenue (Connecticut Route 159) and North Meadow Road, on the right when traveling north on Palisado Avenue. Touch for map. Located on the Palisado Green. Marker is in this post office area: Windsor CT 06095, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founders Of Windsor (a few steps from this marker); Horace H. Hayden, M.D.,D.D.S. (within shouting distance of this marker); Windsor Train Station (approx. half a mile away); Windsor Freight House (approx. half a mile
Major John Mason image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
2. Major John Mason
away); Gold Star Casualties of World War II (approx. half a mile away); Windsor World War I Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Windsor (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Warham Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Windsor.
 
Also see . . .  John Mason (c. 1600–1672) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 13, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Major John Mason image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
3. Major John Mason
Major John Mason image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
4. Major John Mason
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 13, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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