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By Michael Herrick, March 3, 2017
Bozrah Marker
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah
Bozrah This area was originally a part of the Town of Norwich "nine miles square” acquired from the sachems of the Mohegan Indians in June 1659, a portion of which later was known as the New Concord Society. In the early 1700’s this land, . . . — Map (db m101711) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Civil War Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Civil War era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Jared A. Abell · . . . — Map (db m101737) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Gulf War & War on Terror Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Gulf War and War on Terror eras The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Amy . . . — Map (db m101742) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Korea Vietnam Memorial
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Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Korean War Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Korean War era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Ralph E. Banning · . . . — Map (db m101740) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Revolutionary War & War of 1812 Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812 era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty . . . — Map (db m101736) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Veterans Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served and are still serving our great Nation “Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.” Thank you for your service From . . . — Map (db m101743) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Vietnam War Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Vietnam era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Andre J. Arpin, Jr. · . . . — Map (db m101741) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah World War I Memorial
In Honor of The Men of Bozrah Who Responded To Their Country’s Call In The Great World War 1917 — 1919 ★Ambrose J. Rivers Isadore Aronofsky · Charles N. Bentley · Harold W. Bentley · John T. Beswick · Charles N. Congdon · George . . . — Map (db m101744) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah World War I Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the World War I era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Isadore Aronofsky · . . . — Map (db m101738) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah World War II Memorial
In Grateful Memory Of Those Men And Women Of Bozrah Who Gave Themselves Unreservedly In The Hour Of Their Country’s Need In World War II ★Peter Janowicz · Lloyd T. Abel, Jr. · Fiore Antonaccio · Barbara K. Bathgate · Donald Beckwith · . . . — Map (db m101709) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah World War II Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the World War II era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Lloyd T. Abel, Jr. . . . — Map (db m101739) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Town of Bozrah
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Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester
Colchester The eighth town in the Colony incorporated before 17OO, Colchester received its charter in 1698. Among the early settlers from Wethersfield was Nathaniel Foote, whose ancestors came from Colchester, England. He obtained a deed for the . . . — Map (db m98960) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester Soldiers Monument
Colchester Honors Its Dead Who Fell In The War For The Union 1861-5. (north side ) Erected Sept. 17. 1875. ( west side ) Roll of Honor Capt. C.W. Cook · Lt. M.A. Taintor · A.M. Fox · John Morgan · Ja’s Elderman · . . . — Map (db m98958) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester Vietnam Veterans Monument
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Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester World War I Monument
Colchester Remembers 1917   World War   1918 Acranovitch, Saul · Backus, John E. · Bailey, Charles M. · Beebe, Leslie P. · Bicelow, Cecil T. · Bigelow, Dennis W. · ★Bigelow, Donald A · Bigelow, Henry F. · Blacker, James J. · Blatt, Isidor · . . . — Map (db m98967) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester World War II - Korean Conflict Monument
This Memorial Was Erected In Honor Of Those Men And Women From Colchester Who Served Their Country In Time Of Need. They Sought Not Personal Glory But The Preservation Of Liberty And Freedom. They Fought Against Aggression . . . — Map (db m98968) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Avery Memorial
[West Side of Marker Stone] This memorial marks the site of the home built in 1656 by Captain James Avery the founder of the family now known as the Groton Averys. This Hive of the Averys was owned and occupied by its . . . — Map (db m28169) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Civil War Memorial
Erected by Robert A. Gray and dedicated to the memory of his brave comrades who offered their lives for their country in the War of 1861 – 1865 — Map (db m20044) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Col. William Ledyard
On this spot Col. William Ledyard fell by his own sword in the hands of a British officer to whom he had surrendered in the massacre of Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781. — Map (db m18048) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Covered Way
A pathway between the fort and the lower battery where soldiers using it were under cover from enemy gunfire. — Map (db m19053) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Death of Major William Montgomery
The death of Major William Montgomery while leading the British attack on the Fort at this point. Sept. 6th 1781 — Map (db m18049) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Defenders of Fort Griswold • Sept • 6th 1781 •
British Officer - “Who commands this fort ” Colonel Ledyard – “I did sir, but you do now ” Killed – Lieut. Col. William Ledyard, Commanding Capt. Elijah Avery • Capt. Elisha Avery • Lieut. . . . — Map (db m19584) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Groton
As part of New London Plantation, Groton was settled in 1646 by John Winthrop, the younger, and a band of Puritans from Massachusetts. The town separated from New London in 1705, and was named for the Winthrop manor in England. One of the last . . . — Map (db m66439) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Groton Battle Monument
The monument was erected under the patronage of the State of Connecticut, A. D. 1830, and in the 55th year of the Independence of the U. S. A. in memory of the brave Patriots, who fell in the Massacre at Fort Griswold, near this spot, on the 6th of . . . — Map (db m18050) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Patriot Prisoners
In honor of the 38 Patriots who were carried as prisoners in boats to New York from this shore after the Battle of Groton Heights September 6, 1781 — Map (db m18053) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Powder Magazine
Built in 1843 for the storage of gun Powder — Map (db m19055) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Shot Furnace
Built in 1843 – To heat cannon balls to set wooden vessels aflame when struck — Map (db m19054) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House
Shelterwas afforded our wounded and dying soldiers within this house after the massacre at Ft. Griswold Sept. 6, 1781 Moved in 1971 to Ft. Griswold State Battlefield Park — Map (db m19050) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Spanish Flagship Gun
This gun was taken from the wreck of Admiral Cervera's flagship Maria Theresa which fired the first shot July 3, 1898 as she steamed from Santiago Harbor. — Map (db m19057) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — The Battle of Groton HeightsStabilization and Preservation of Fort Griswold — Phase 1
On the morning of September 6, 1781, a British fleet under the command of former American general Benedict Arnold appeared at the mouth of the Thames River. Arnold’s mission was to destroy American privateers in New London and to capture military . . . — Map (db m19038) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — The Construction of Fort GriswoldStabilization and Preservation of Fort Griswold — Phase 1
In November 1775, Colonel Jedeiah Elderkin was directed by the Governor and the Council of Safety “to view the circumstances of the harbor at New London and neighboring places, and consider of the most proper place and manner of fortifying the . . . — Map (db m19041) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — U.S. Submarine Memorial
To perpetuate the memory of those gallant shipmates who gave their lives during World War II. Dedicated by U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II.

U.S. Submarines still on their last patrol.

Sealion SS195 December 10, 1941; S-36 SS141 . . . — Map (db m104650) WM

Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Wall of HonorU.S. Submarine Memorial
In grateful memory of these submariners who died in the service of their country during World War II. They stand in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die so that freedom might live. Their final resting places are known only to the . . . — Map (db m104652) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Ye Ebenezer Avery House
Shelter was afforded our wounded & dying soldiers within this house, after the massacre at Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781. — Map (db m19046) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Dr. William Beaumont
In that part of Lebanon known as “Village Hill” some three miles from his spot on the road leading from Lebanon to Willimantic was born on Nov. 21, 1785 Dr. William Beaumont A surgeon in the United States Army who later became . . . — Map (db m99044) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Founding of Lebanon, Connecticut
To Commemorate the Founding and Naming of Lebanon, Connecticut by The Reverend Mr. James Fitch 1622 – 1702 On land granted to him together with a seven mile tract given him by Owaneco heir to Uncas in appreciation for his wise counsel . . . — Map (db m99015) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — John Trumbull Birthplace
John Trumbull Birthplace (Governor Jonathan Trumbull Home) Has Been Designated A Registered National Historic Landmark Under the Provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This Site Possesses Exceptional Value In . . . — Map (db m99040) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon
Lebanon Poquechaneeg, the Indian name for the Lebanon area, was ceded to Englishmen in six tracts; the first was to Major John Mason in 1665. Settlement was begun in 1695 with fifty-one proprietors who apportioned among themselves home lots around . . . — Map (db m99011) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Iraq Afghanistan Veterans Monument
Dedicated by the People of Lebanon In Honor of those Men and Women Who Served Our Country in the Armed Forces during the Conflicts from 2003 through the End of Hostilities Iraq Afghanistan US Service Men and Women Freely . . . — Map (db m99038) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Revolutionary War Patriots
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Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Veterans Monument
( south side ) Period of The Civil War 1861 – 1865 Dedicated to the memory of our Civil War Veterans who so promptly and willingly responded to the nation’s call serving in eleven different regiments and participating in over a . . . — Map (db m99012) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Veterans Monument
Dedicated by the People of Lebanon In honor of those men and women who served our country in the armed forces during the conflicts from 1946 through 2002 Korea Vietnam Lebanon Granada Panama Persian Gulf Somalia Haiti . . . — Map (db m99014) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon World War I – World War II Monument
Dedicated By The People Of Lebanon In Honor Of Those Who Sacrificed And Served In World War I — World War II 1917   ★Louis Raymond Abel   1918 Kenneth I. Adams · Arthur Bellevance · Paul Blakeslee · Stanton L. Briggs · . . . — Map (db m99017) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Liberty Hill Church Bell
This bell, cast in the 1840’s was originally in the Liberty Hill Church from 1846-1960’s. In 1945, their assets, records, and membership were transferred here. The bell was installed here on this church’s 300th anniversary in 2000. — Map (db m99039) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Marianne Jean Fortin Parish House
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Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Old Lebanon Meeting House
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Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — The War Office
The War Office (Across the Green) Here Were Directed The State’s Activities In the Revolution — Map (db m99046) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — War Office
Lebanon, Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull’s War Office Headquarters of the Connecticut Council of Safety During The War of the American Revolution Erected by the Connecticut George Washington Bi-Centennial Commission October 8, . . . — Map (db m99042) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Winter Encampment in Lebanon French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After . . . — Map (db m99041) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Lyme — Chester-Hadlyme Ferry
State Historic Landmark For over two hundred years the Chester-Hadlyme Ferry has provided public transportation at this site. The first crossing was initiated by Johnathan Warner of Chester in 1769. Known as Warner's Ferry, it was privately . . . — Map (db m83888) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lyme — Impressionism in Connecticut
This Viewpoint extends the museum sites of the Connecticut Impressionist Art Trail – Connecticut’s Millennium Legacy Trail – to the outdoor settings that artists portrayed at the turn of the 20th century in a manner that came to be . . . — Map (db m83999) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Bower Anchor
Bower Anchor This 7,000 anchor was salvaged off Newport, Rhode Island. Its size and shape match British Admiralty specifications for a bower anchor of a 74-gun ship of the line during the American Revolution and War of 1812. It was probably . . . — Map (db m68308) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Brustolon House
This building was built about 1863 as the George Greenman & Co. store. The store, which sold produce and other goods to the shipyard and mill employees and nearby families until the 1880s, was located on the first floor, with living quarters for . . . — Map (db m114846) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Clark Greenman House
This house was built in 1841 for Clark and Harriet Greenman. Clark was the second oldest of the three brothers who founded the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. The oldest brother, George, built the house on your left in 1839. The youngest . . . — Map (db m114826) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Compound Steam Engine
Compound Steam Engine From Tugboat Socony 5 Horsepower: 850 Cylinders: 2 Bore: 19”, 40” Stroke: 28” Weight: 40,000 pounds Length: 8’ 9”   Width: 6’ 10”   Height: 14’ This large steam engine was built . . . — Map (db m68697) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Constantine House
We believe this house was built in the 1840s. George Greenman & Co. rented its two apartments to employees of the company's shipyard and textile mill. In the 1850s and 1860s it was occupied by the widow of a mill employee and the minister of the . . . — Map (db m114845) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Eastern-Rig Dragger Roann
Eastern-rig dragger Roann Built: 1947 Newbert & Wallace Thomaston, Maine 60’ 1” Length Beam 16’ 9” Draft 9’ Roann may appear “modern” compared to the Museum’s fishing schooner L.A. Dunton, but she is now . . . — Map (db m68515) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Fishing Schooner L.A. Dunton
Fishing Schooner L.A. Dunton Built: Arthur D. Story Yard Essex, MA, 1921 Length: 123’ Beam: 24’ 11” Draft: 12’ 3” The L.A. Dunton represents the height of development among the all-sail ocean fishing vessels of the . . . — Map (db m68394) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — George Greenman House
This house was built in 1839 for George and Abigail Greenman. He was the oldest of the three brothers who founded the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. The three brothers lived here until Clark Greenman built his house next door on your right in . . . — Map (db m114829) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Harbor Tugboat Kingston II
Harbor Tugboat Kingston II Built: 1937 Builder: General Dynamics/Electric Boat Division Designers: E.B. Wheeler and Robert C. Simpson Location: Groton, Connecticut Engine: General Motors 12V-71 500hp diesel engine Length: 44 feet . . . — Map (db m68304) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Hays & Ros Clark Shiplift
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Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Langworthy House
Part of this house was standing when brothers George, Clark, and Thomas Greenman purchased the surrounding land in 1837 and founded the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. They lived here until George Greenman built the house on your right in 1839. . . . — Map (db m114834) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Lathrop D-90 Diesel Engine
Lathrop D-90 Diesel Engine Horsepower: 90 @ 900 RPM Cylinders: 6 Bore: 5 ½” Stroke: 7” Weight: 4,200 pounds Displacement: 998 cubic inches 1n 1897, during the early days of gasoline-engine design, James W. Lathrop . . . — Map (db m68691) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Lewis House
This house was built about 1841 by Welcome B. Lewis (1810-1880), a ship carpenter who often worked at the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. Originally sided with clapboards and painted white, the house was built in the Greek Revival style then . . . — Map (db m114847) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Live Oak Log
Live Oak Log From the Gervais Family Plantation John’s Island, SC This tree grew on the coast of South Carolina for over 600 years, until it was blown over by Hurricane Hugo in 1989. With help from the Gervais family, Mystic Seaport workers . . . — Map (db m68520) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Master Shipbuilders
In Memory Of 1805   George Greenman   1891 1808   Clark Greenman   1877 1810   Thomas S. Greenman   1887 Master shipbuilders. Sons of Silas Greenman, shipbuilder, of Westerly, R.I. They established their first yard at the head of the Mystic . . . — Map (db m68506) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Mystic River Bascule BridgeBuilt 1922 — Operated by the Connecticut Department of Transportation
Power to raise the bridge comes from electric motors, which drive the large “Bull Wheels” connected with Linkage arms to the two plate girders which make up the lift span. The huge concrete weights at the ends of the overhead rocking . . . — Map (db m114881) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Mystic Seaport Museum First Building
Here on the First Building Opened to the Public This Tablet Honors Three Men Charles K. Stillman Carl C. Cutler Edward E. Bradley Whose Enduring Vision in 1929 Established This Association — Map (db m68307) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Noank Well-Smack Emma C. Berry
Noank Well-Smack Emma C. Berry Built: 1866 R. & J. Palmer Shipyard Noank, CT, Length on deck: 45’ 9” Beam: 14’ 8” Draft: ‘ Built three miles down the Mystic River in 1866, the Emma C. Berry is the only survivor of a . . . — Map (db m68513) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Oyster Sloop Nellie
Oyster Sloop Nellie Built: 1891 Smithtown, NY Length on deck: 32’ 4” Beam: 12’ 9” Draft: 2’ 4” Nellie represents hundreds of sailing oyster boats used in New York and Connecticut waters. She fished from Port . . . — Map (db m68512) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Propeller Steamer Sabino
Propeller Steamer Sabino Built: 1908 W. Irving Adams, East Boothbay, ME Length overall: 57’ 1” Beam: 22’ 3” Draft: 6’ 3” Sabino is the sole survivor of an almost countless fleet of wooden commercial steamboats that . . . — Map (db m68519) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Reproduction of Nantucket Island’s Brant Point Lighthouse
Mystic Seaport’s lighthouse is a reproduction of Nantucket Island’s Brant Point Lighthouse. Built in 1966, it is an exact replica in size and scale and uses a fourth order Fresnel lens. Only the second lighthouse built in the English American . . . — Map (db m68510) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Thomas S. Greenman House
This house was built in 1842 for Thomas and Charlotte Greenman. Thomas was the youngest of the three brothers who founded the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. The oldest brother, George, built the house two doors to your left in 1839. The middle . . . — Map (db m114807) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Training Ship Joseph Conrad
Training Ship Joseph Conrad Built: 1882 Burmeister & Wain Copenhagen, Denmark Length: 111’ Beam: 25’ Draft: 12’ The veteran training ship Joseph Conrad sailed under three flags before permanently mooring at Mystic. Built in . . . — Map (db m68458) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Western-Rig Dragger Florence
Western-Rig Dragger Florence Built: 1926 Franklin G. Post Mystic, CT Length: 39’ 6 1/8” Beam: 12’ 10 ½” Depth: 5’ 1 ½” Florence and Roann represent the net form of fishing that replaced the hook-and-line . . . — Map (db m68514) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan
Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan Built by Jethro and Zachariah Hillman Launched New Bedford July 21, 1841 Deeded by Gift to Whaling Enshrined Inc. Charles S. Ashley – 1/32 • James F. Avery – 1/32 • Clarance H. Bartlett – 1/32 . . . — Map (db m68306) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Whaleship Charles W. Morgan
Whaleship Charles W. Morgan Built: 1841 Hillman Bros. Shipyard New Bedford, Martin Length: 105’ 6” Beam: 27’ 7” Depth: 17’ 6” As the last surviving American wooden whaleship, and the oldest American merchant . . . — Map (db m68522) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Wichmann Semi-Diesel Engine
Wichmann Semi-Diesel Engine Horsepower: 83 @ 250 RPM Torque: 1,747 foot pounds @ 250 RPM Cylinders: 2 Bore: 12 5/8” Stroke: 12 5/8” Weight: approximately 6,000 pounds Type: Two-cycle, naturally aspirated, reed valve . . . — Map (db m68695) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — William Haynes House
This house was built in the early 1850s by William Haynes (1820-1905), a ship carpenter who often worked at the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. The small room on the left side is a later addition, and the bay window was added in the mid-1900s . . . — Map (db m114844) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — "Do you want to be slave or free?"
On this site, September 30, 1858, Police Court Judge Augustus H. Brandegee and Customs Collector John Perkings Mather freed a stowaway slave known as “Joe” by applying Connecticut’s Personal Liberty Law against the federal Fugitive Slave . . . — Map (db m66445) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — “Aim, Load, Fire”
This scene features a replica 32-pound cannon that would have been employed here during the 1850s and 1860s. Thirty-two pound refers to the weight of the cannonballs used in this weapon. The soldiers are in the process of sponging the bore, . . . — Map (db m48406) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — “The Arches”Submarine Antenna Over-Water Arch Facility — Building 101
This unusual structure was specifically designed to test submarine antennas in an environment that replicated conditions at sea. The roof contained a 93-by-66 foot concrete pool filled with seawater. The pool was six inches deep except for a well . . . — Map (db m48380) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — 15 Bank StreetLawrence Hall — 1920
Built in the neoclassical style for Joseph Lawrence, head of a prominent New London whaling family, as a hall for lectures and exhibits. Historic Waterfront District Heritage Trail New London Main Street 2006 Funded by City Center District & City . . . — Map (db m48637) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — 16 Bank Streetc. 1900
Figureheads in cornice reflect New London’s maritime tradition. Originally housed the New England Cigar and Tobacco Company. Historic Waterfront District Heritage Trail New London Main Street 2006 Funded by City Center District & City of New . . . — Map (db m48633) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — 2 State Street1844
Built as a warehouse and ships chandlery for the whaling firm of Perkins & Smith. In 1889, became the Winthrop Hotel to recognize the city’s founder, John Winthrop Jr. Historic Waterfront District Heritage Trail New London Main Street 2006 Funded . . . — Map (db m48636) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — 21st Regt. Conn. Vol.1862 - 1865
Erected Sept. 5, 1898 by the State of Connecticut in honor of her Citizen Soldiers — Map (db m48202) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — 35 Water StreetUnion Railroad Station — 1888
By Henry Hobson Richardson, initiator of Romanesque revival in America and architect of Trinity Church in Boston and Harvard University’s Sever Hall. Historic Waterfront District Heritage Trail New London Main Street 2006 Funded by City Center . . . — Map (db m48635) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — American Revolution
The first shots of the American Revolution were fired in Massachusetts in April of 1775, more than a year before the thirteen colonies declared their independence. Connecticut needed fortifications to defend the colony from British attack, and in . . . — Map (db m48280) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Blockhouse
This sturdy granite building is the oldest surviving structure at Fort Trumbull State Park. At the urging of President George Washington, Congress authorized funds to fortify American seaports in 1794. A French engineer, Stephen Rochefontaine, . . . — Map (db m48265) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — City of New LondonConnecticut
Founded May 6, 1646 John Winthrop, the younger 6th Governor of Cennecticut Incorporated January 8, 1784 Act of the General Assembly meeting in New Haven “Meeting House Green”Public meetings were held at the Congregational Church near . . . — Map (db m48200) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Civil War
Ironically, the Third System forts, built to protect the U.S. coastline from foreign aggression, were never fired on by another country, but some were attacked by American rebel forces. The Civil War started in April of 1861 when Confederate cannon . . . — Map (db m48313) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Coast Guard
The Revenue Cutter Service, the federal bureau that enforced treaties and tariffs on the seas and inland waterways, established its officer training school at Fort Trumbull in 1910. Fort Trumbull offered easy access to Long Island Sound, which was . . . — Map (db m48386) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Cold War
World War II ended in 1945 with the surrender of Germany and Japan, but it was an uneasy peace that followed. Although the U.S.S.R. had been America’s ally during the war, after the war, the Soviet Union asserted control over eastern Europe, . . . — Map (db m48405) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Colombo
( Lower Plaque ) New London Columbus Statue Fund Committee Italian Americans donated this statue of Christopher Columbus to the city of New London on October 12, 1928. Italian American Civic Association — Map (db m48648) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — First Step to Freedom
On this site, August 29. 1839, federal investigative inquiry indicted 38 enslaved Mende Africans accused of revolt on the high seas and murder of the Captain and cook of the Spanish slave ship Amistad which was captured and brought into New London . . . — Map (db m66444) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Fort Interiors
The fort you are now in has had continuous military occupation since its erection in 1852. the latest occupant, the United States Navy, used the facilities from 1941 and 1997. When the fort was turned over to the Connecticut Department of . . . — Map (db m48358) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Fort Trumbull
This five-sided fort was built between 1839 and 1852 to protect New London Harbor as part of a broad system of coastal fortification undertaken by the federal government. This is the third Fort Trumbull built on this promontory, which was known as . . . — Map (db m48253) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Hempstead Historic District
Free African Americans have lived and worked in this neighborhood since colonial times. In the 1840s both blacks and whites bought home (some still standing) through the efforts of abolitionist and developer, Savillion Haley. Travelers on the . . . — Map (db m48364) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — John Winthrop1606 – 1676
Founder of New London May 6, 1646 Governor of Connecticut 1657, 1659-1676 --------------- The Charter of Connecticut was procured by him from King Charles II April 23, 1662 --------------- To commemorate his great services to this commonwealth the . . . — Map (db m48199) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Jonathan Brooks Tomb   1786
In memory of Jonathan Brooks 1768 – 1848 A boy patriot of the American Revolution — Map (db m54084) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Magnetic SilencingBuilding 109
The navy uses the magnetic silencing range to determine if a ship may be vulnerable to detection by magnetic mines, which can blow a hole in a vessel and cause it to sink. The range consists of a series of devices installed underwater that . . . — Map (db m48381) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Maury HallBuilding 28
Maury Hall, a substantial two-story concrete building, stood on this site from the 1930s or early 1940s until 1999. It served as classrooms for the U.S. Maritime Service officers’ training program at Fort Trumbull during Worl War II. Known to the . . . — Map (db m48303) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Merchant Marine
The U.S. Merchant Marine played a crucial role in World War II, transporting supplies, ammunition, and troops across the ocean to the battle front. Even before the United States entered the war, the merchant fleet provided much-needed goods to the . . . — Map (db m48394) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Monte Cristo CottageNational Historic Landmark
Boyhood home of Eugene O’Neill, America’s most renowned playwright and setting for his masterpieces ‘Ah, Wilderness’ and ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night”. O’Neill won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1936. This site possesses exceptional . . . — Map (db m66446) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Nathan Hale
Born in Coventry Connecticut June 6, 1755 A schoolmaster in New London, A captain in the Continental Army who “resign’d his life a sacrifice to his country’s Liberty at New York Sept. 22d 1776” “I only regret that I have but one . . . — Map (db m48203) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Nathan HaleSchoolteacher & Spy from Connecticut
A Yale graduate, Hale began teaching here in the Union School House in 1774. He taught all ages and levels of boys at the same time. A progressive teacher for his day, Hale openly rewarded success in the classroom. He also believed in teaching . . . — Map (db m48320) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Nathan Hale Schoolhouse1774 – 1775
Owned and operated by The Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution — Map (db m48184) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Native AmericansConnecting to the Sea for Centuries
The Mohegan and Pequot people of southeastern Connecticut and their ancestors have used the coastal resources of eastern Long Island Sound for thousands of years. Native people made ocean-going canoes to harvest fish, trade, and visit with their . . . — Map (db m48330) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — New London
New London was founded in 1646 by John Winthrop, the younger, who chose this shore-ringed "plantation” for its excellent harbor. This land, with its great natural assets, attracted men of hardihood and valor and became one of the . . . — Map (db m114908) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — New London Soldiers & Sailors Monument
[ East Marker : ] In memory of New London’s Soldiers and Sailors who fought in defence of their country --------------- Erected on the site of her first fort Fortified 1691 - - - - - Dismantled 1777 [ North Marker : ] Erected . . . — Map (db m48332) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — New London War Dead
Gratefully dedicated to those who gave their lives in the service of our country in order to preserve its ideals of liberty and democracy1961 — Map (db m48649) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — New London War Memorial
[ Left Plaque : ] Korean Conflict This memorial is dedicated to those who served. When the call of their country was heard, self was forgotten. Their deeds and efforts shall never be forgotten. [ Right Plaque : ] Vietnam . . . — Map (db m48851) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — New London Whalemen
Dedicated to the memory of the Whalemen of the Port of New London — Map (db m48843) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — North Battery
Between 1875 and 1876, the army built this installation for heavy guns, known as the North Battery, to strengthen the military effectiveness of Fort Trumbull. Designed for five cannon aimed toward the water, the battery contained four gun platforms . . . — Map (db m48258) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Parade Ground
This parade ground appears on a map from the 1830s, when the second Fort Trumbull was still standing. Its use dates back at least that far. The army conducted drills and inspections of troops on this stretch of land until the early twentieth . . . — Map (db m48272) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Periscope Test FacilityBuilding 94
An industrial-looking building with few windows stood on this site directly in front of the fort from the 1770s until 1999. It was designed specifically for top-secret work in periscope technology. Originally, periscopes were simple tube-shaped . . . — Map (db m48382) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Post Civil War to 1910
After the Civil War fewer troops were stationed at Fort Trumbull, but at least one artillery company continued to serve here each year into the early twentieth century. It became evident during the Civil War that advances in weapons had caused the . . . — Map (db m48356) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Revolutionary New LondonThe Fight for Liberty
When the “Lexington Alarm” was sounded in April 1775, three militia companies from New London and surrounding towns responded immediately. Within a month, six new regiments were formed with two New London companies participating in the . . . — Map (db m48318) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Revolutionary War PrivateeringLed to Benedict Arnold’s Attack
When the colonies chose revolution, the Continental Congress appointed Nathaniel Shaw to be in charge of Connecticut’s Navy. That navy consisted largely of privateers, privately-owned armed vessels, licensed to attack British shipping. Privateers . . . — Map (db m48319) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Scientific ResearchWorld War I
World War I broke out in Europe in 1914, and President Woodrow Wilson firmly resolved that the United States would stay neutral. However, public opinion turned to outrage in 1915, when a U-boat (a German submarine) fired two torpedoes at the . . . — Map (db m48391) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Scientific ResearchWorld War II
Before the United States entered World War II, German U-boats again inflicted death and destruction on the seas by sinking Allied ships as they had in World War I. In January 1942, the month after the United States entered the war, the Germans . . . — Map (db m48396) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Shaw MansionHempstead Historic Neighborhood
Nathaniel Shaw came to New London around 1730 to take advantage of the town’s increasing maritime opportunities. He and his son, Nathaniel Jr. became successful merchants. In 1756 the older Shaw began building this mansion. Despite the abundance . . . — Map (db m48192) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Shaw Mansion
Built 1756 by Captain Nathaniel Shaw, Senior •       •       • Continental, Colonial and State Naval Office of Nathaniel Shaw, Junior New London, Connecticut During the War of the American Revolution. He was appointed Naval Agent by the Continental . . . — Map (db m48205) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Site Orientation
On this rocky and windy promontory overlooking the Thames River, more than two hundred years of military history have unfolded. The history of this place and those who served here reflects strategic and technological developments from the American . . . — Map (db m48647) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — South Battery
The army built this gun line, known as the South Battery, around 1840, while the present Fort Trumbull was under construction. By 1879, this battery contained eight cannon of two types, six Rodmans and two Parrotts. A low protective wall made of . . . — Map (db m48262) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — The Amistad IncidentGalvanizing Abolitionists
In the summer of 1839, the Amistad, a Spanish coastal schooner with 39 kidnapped Africans aboard, was found in Long Island Sound and brought to New London. The captives, who had been sold into slavery in Cuba, had taken over the ship and . . . — Map (db m48324) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — The 19th Century PortChanging Maritime Enterprises
From this bustling port numerous ships set off around the world in search of whales. Marine mammals provided highly sought after oil which fueled the industrial revolution. New London whalemen specialized in hunting elephant seals which also . . . — Map (db m48328) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — The Atlantic TradeNew London Enters the World Economy
English settlers were attracted to the Thames River because it offered a safe harbor and good anchorage with easy access to the sea. This quickly led to a thriving community based on coastal trade. New London colonial merchants became so . . . — Map (db m48321) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — The Barracks
This building housed army enlisted men serving in the artillery or infantry from the 1830s until Fort Trumbull was downgraded to a supply post, in 1907. Built of rough-cut granite, the original stone section dates from about 1830, the same year . . . — Map (db m48300) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — The Roots of the US Coast GuardSupporting and Defending Maritime Trade
In 1789, when the new federal government needed a national source of revenue, Congress turned to the sea. They placed a tax on imports, created the Customs Service to collect it and established federal oversight for lighthouses to ensure safer . . . — Map (db m48329) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — The Submarine IndustryRooted in Connecticut
Just as the early settlers recognized the fine qualities of the New London harbor, so did the US Government. At the end of the Civil War, the Federal Government accepted land in Groton and Ledyard, purchased by New London, for a new naval base. . . . — Map (db m48326) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — The Third System
Although the United States won the War of 1812, the searing memory of the nation’s capital in flames continued to disturb the public and Congress alike. The British had entered the Chesapeake Bay, continued up the Potomac River, and set fire to . . . — Map (db m48353) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Union Station
Union Station was originally designed by Henry Hobson Richardson and built in 1885. Union Station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was saved, restored and adaptively reused through the efforts of: Union Railroad Station . . . — Map (db m48645) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — United States Maritime Service Officers School
This monument marks the site of the largest United States Maritime Service Officers School during the course of events leading up to and including World War II. During this period 15,000 Maritime Service Officers were graduated and went forth to . . . — Map (db m66449) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — War of 1812
In 1808, Congress again approved funds to fortify the coastline, prompted by the prospect of another war with England. England was at war with France, which was ruled by Napoleon Bonaparte at the time, and although the United States had not taken . . . — Map (db m48283) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Whaling in New London
Human relationship with sea mammals has evolved through the past 300 years. Oil from whales and seals was exploited, yet essential to developing our industrial revolution in the 19th century. The wealth accumulated from whaling was invested in . . . — Map (db m48186) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Williams Memorial ParkHempstead Historic Neighborhood
New London was a wealthy city in the mid-1800s, largely due to its success in whaling and other maritime ventures. Leading families displayed their wealth in opulent houses and furnishings, but many sought to bestow a more public legacy. They . . . — Map (db m48363) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Niantic — Bride Brooke
Bride Brooke A.D. 1664 – 1647 "It fell out the first winter of our settling there that Jonathan Rudd being to be maried at Saybrooke there falling out at yt tyme a great snow the magistrate intended to goe downe thither was hindered by the . . . — Map (db m32331) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Niantic — East Lyme
East Lyme Settled in the 1640's in part of Lyme and New London. East Lyme was made a separate town in 1839 by the Connecticut General Assembly. In what was originally a farming area along the Old Post Road, a cottage textile indistry developed . . . — Map (db m32330) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Niantic — East Lyme Honor Roll
Honor RollAntoniac, Peter • Atkinson, Arthur W. • Bacon, Howard N. • Bacon, Jerry B. • Banta, Richard • Beck, Andrew • Beck, John A. • Beckwith, George A. • Beckwith, Oliver J. • Beebe, Benjamin M. • Beebe, Henry A. • Beebe, Lewis • Bond, Henry W. • . . . — Map (db m32328) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Niantic — East Lyme Veterans Memorial
[ left panel ] East Lyme Vietnam God Bless These Men Who Could Give No More * John M. Bath * Donald K. Walsh May We Always Remember - Never Forget – These Courageous Men From Our Town Who Fought For Right When So . . . — Map (db m32329) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — 26th Regiment Connecticut Volunteeers
( inscribed around the obelisk ) June 14, 1863 · Port Hudson · May 27, 1863 ( south side ) Erected To the Memory of the 26th Regiment Conn. Volunteeer Infantry 26th Regt. Conn. Vols. ( north side ) Total Membership 825 . . . — Map (db m101860) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Angelo Sanquedolce Memorial Plaza
The Angelo Sanquedolce Memorial Plaza Dedicated May 14, 1999 The Heritage Riverfront Park Plaza is hereby named and dedicated in honor of Angelo J. Sanquedolce, Comptroller of the City of Norwich from 1968 to 1998, for thirty years of exemplary . . . — Map (db m101880) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Benedict Arnold
          Benedict Arnold was born here in January 1741. He and a younger sister, Hannah, were the only survivors of eleven children. The original family home no longer exists.           As a young man of 14, he served an apprenticeship as a . . . — Map (db m83323) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Central Baptist Church
Central Baptist Church Central Baptist Church was founded in 1840 and under the zeal and energy of Rev. Miner G. Clarke grew rapidly to over 400 members. The church's first organist, Ithamar Conkey, composed the music to "In The Cross of Christ I . . . — Map (db m101881) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Cristoforo Colombo Monument
( south side ) Cristoforo Colombo 1492 – 1992 Onorate I Vostri Genitori ( Behold Your Parents ) ( north side ) Presented to the City of Norwich by the Italian – American Citizens on the 500th . . . — Map (db m101856) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard
David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard dedicated on the 19th day of October in the year 2013 and to honor the 150th anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham lincoln on January 1, 1863 Whereas, on the twenty-second day of . . . — Map (db m101879) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Dr. Charles H. Osgood Fountain
Dr. Charles H. Osgood Fountain Dr. Osgood was one of the original founding fathers of the Norwich Free Academy in 1854. The fountain was on his estate at the corner of Washington and Broad Streets. In 1957, Milton Green purchased and . . . — Map (db m101943) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — East District School
East District School Once upon a time in Norwich... In 1789, when Norwich was the second largest city in the State, Thomas Leffingwell IV sold to the inhabitants of the East School District for 6 pounds, land “for the purpose of said . . . — Map (db m101941) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Everlasting Vigilance
Everlasting Vigilance Spec Jacob D. Martir US Army Operation Iraqi Freedom 18 August 2004 1st Lt Keith N. Heidman US Army Operation Iraqi Freedom 28 May 2007 — Map (db m101801) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Hopkins & Allen Gun Factory
Once upon a time in Norwich… Hopkins & Allen Gun Factory was the city’s largest employer. During the Civil War, Norwich provided more arms for the Union forces than any other city. As the nation’s largest armory, Hopkins & Allen was just one . . . — Map (db m101882) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — In Memory of Captain Samuel Chester Reid
In Memory of Captain Samuel Chester Reid 1783 — 1861 Born at Norwich, Conn. Aug. 25, 1783. During the War of 1812 commander of the American privateer General Armstrong. Captain Reid planned the United States Flag which was . . . — Map (db m101775) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — John F. Slater
Nov. 4 A.D. 1886 This Building Dedicated to the Education of the Young And Commemorative of John F. Slater Is Erected by His Son William A. Slater And by Him Presented to the Norwich Free Academy In Grateful Recognition Of . . . — Map (db m101954) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Lathrop Manor
Lathrop Manor John Olmstead, Norwich's first physician, settled here in 1661 and later sold his house to Samuel Lathrop. After the original house burned in 1745, it was rebuilt by Samuel's son, Dr. Daniel Lathrop. Near the family home, Dr. Lathrop . . . — Map (db m101913) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Leffingwell Inn
Leffingwell Inn In 1675, Steven Backus built a simple two-room, side-chimney house. Over two centuries, it would be modified many times. Thomas Leffingwell, a founder of Norwich and friend of the Great Sachem, Uncas, bought the house in 1700 and . . . — Map (db m101942) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Lowthorpe Meadows
Lowthorpe Meadows Of this 18-acre meadow, the manor portion was deeded to a trust in 1907 by Emily Serena Gilman and Louisa Gilman Lane “in consideration of their love and goodwill to the inhabitants of Norwich, and in memory of their . . . — Map (db m101911) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich POW MIA Monument
POW★MIA You Are Not Forgotten — Map (db m101799) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich Soldier’s Monument
( south east plaque ) 2nd Regt. Infantry: Enlisted Man: Joseph Stokes. 3rd Regt. Infantry: Enlisted Man: David C. Case. 5th Regt. Infantry: Enlisted Man: Alexander S. Avery. 6th Regt. Infantry: Enlisted Men: Charles Meissor. Frank . . . — Map (db m101792) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich Veterans Memorial
In Solemn Remembrance Of Those Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice In All Wars, Actions And Conflicts. — Map (db m101793) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich Vietnam War Memorial
Norwich Vietnam War Memorial In Honor Of The Brave Servicemen Who Gave Their Lives In Vietnam Cooley, Robert Karl May 31, 1970 Donohue, Francis Charles March 1, 1967 Donovan, Thomas Edward March 23, 1968 Greene, James Leonard, Jr. . . . — Map (db m101800) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich World War I Monument
1917     1918 Dedicated To The Men And Women Of Norwich Who Served Their Country In The World War ( 697 names are listed on the south side. The following have stars indicating they made the supreme sacrifice. ) Allen Horace H . . . — Map (db m101794) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich World War II & Korean War Monument
( east side ) 1941     1945 To Commemorate Those Who Served In World War II And To Those Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice In Order That Our Nation May Continue To The Glory Of God And To Continue In His Principles Amongst Men . . . — Map (db m101795) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwichtown Green
English settlers in southeastern Connecticut aided the Mohegan Tribe many times during the 17th century Pequot and Narragansett Wars. In 1645 Thomas Leffingwell and others helped lift a Narragansett siege of the Mohegans Fort Shantok on the Thames . . . — Map (db m101909) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Slater Museum
Slater Museum Samuel Slater, possessing considerable knowledge of textile production and machinery emigrated from England in 1789. He was attracted to the United States because of the bounty offered here for skilled textile workers. British law . . . — Map (db m101858) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — The Freedom Tree
The Freedom Tree With The Vision of Universal Freedom For All Mankind This Tree Is Dedicated To Col. Paul G. Underwood And All Prisoners Of War And Missing In Action 1973 — Map (db m101803) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — The Green
The Green In 1659 the Mohegan chief Uncas sold to settlers led by Major John Mason and the Reverend James Fitch “nine miles square”, part of which became Norwich. Acording to Francis M. Caulkins’s history of Norwich, “At the end . . . — Map (db m101910) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — The Shattuck Building
The Shattuck Building Dedicated To The Devoted Support Of The Humanities As Was Constantly Exhibited By George E. Shattuck During His Tenure As Principal 1940 – 1965 — Map (db m101945) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m101859) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Veterans Dedication Stone
This Tract Of Land Is Dedicated To Veterans Of All Conflicts And Wars By The Veterans Council Of The Norwich Area By City Council Resolution Sept. 1968 — Map (db m101802) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — William Ashby McCloy
William Ashby McCloy (1913-2000) Aspirations, 1976 Core-ten steel 174 inches high Commissioned with funds from The Connecticut Commission on the Arts William Ashby McCloy was born in Baltimore and studied at Phillips . . . — Map (db m101953) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Old Lyme — Old Lyme
As early as the 1640’s settlers from Saybrook cleared and planted land on the east side of the Connecticut River in what is now Old Lyme. The first recorded grant of land, in 1649, was to Matthew Griswold in the Black Hall quarter. By 1665 the . . . — Map (db m65180) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Old Lyme — Old Lyme Veterans Memorial
In Honor Of The Men And Women Who Gave Their Lives In Order To Maintain Peace For All Mankind Dedicated July 4, 1998 — Map (db m65181) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Pawcatuck — Pawcatuck BridgeWesterly, R.I. - Stonington, CONN. — 1932
First built about 1712 Subsequently rebuilt in 1734 * 1795 * 1811 1858 * 1885 — Map (db m115170) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Battle of Stonington Monument
This Is To Remember Here the Brave Men of Stonington Defeated a Landing Force From His Majesty’s ship “Ramillies” Bent on Burning the Town and its Shipping August 10, 1814 The Warden and Burgesses of the Borough of . . . — Map (db m68420) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House
Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House Built 1852 Has Been Designated A National Historic Landmark This Building Possesses National Significance In Commemorating the History of The United States of America 1996 National Park Service . . . — Map (db m68735) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — First Railroad Operated in Connecticut
This tablet marks the right of way of the First Railroad Operated in Connecticut chartered May 1832 Opened for Service between Providence and Stonington Steamboat Dock . . . — Map (db m115186) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — John W. Richmond
East Face When Rhode Island by her legislation frm 1844 to 1850, Repudiated her Revolutionary Debt. Dr. Richmond removed from that State to this Borough and selected this as his Family Burial Place unwilling that the remains of himself . . . — Map (db m30982) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Mystic Civil War Memorial
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Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Pawcatuck World War I Monument
1917   1918 Pawcatuck Has Not Forgotten ( left panel ) Our democracy has been tested and the forces of autocracy have been defeated ( right panel ) Loyally did they serve with a consecrated devotion to duty and a will to . . . — Map (db m68700) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — POW-MIA Memorial
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Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Stonington
Stonington This coastline of Pequot Indian country was first mapped by Adriaen Block from Holland in 1614. The first settlers in 1649 were William and Anna Chesebrough at Wequetequock Cove. The next year Thomas Stanton built a trading post on the . . . — Map (db m68274) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Stonington Founders Monument
William Chesebrough The first white settler of Stonington. Born in England, 1594. Migrated to America in John Winthrops company, which planted Boston in 1630. After spending a few years in Rehoboth Mass. He, with his wife and four sons in 1649 . . . — Map (db m68756) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Stonington Land Battery
½ Mile South Stonington Land Battery Repulsed a British Naval Force, 1814 — Map (db m68658) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — The Defenders Of The Fort
The Defenders Of The Fort Aug. 10, 1814. Geo. Howe Fellowes. Who Nailed the Flag to the Mast. Amos Denison, Jr. Jere. Haley. Simeon Haley. Jere. Holmes. Seth C. Leonard. Asa Lee. Thos. Wilcox. William Potter. Hotatio G. . . . — Map (db m68421) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — This Site Is Dedicated
This Site Is Dedicated To The Flag of The United States And In Memory of The Men and Women Who, By Their Unselfish Patriotism Have Advanced The Universal Brotherhood of Man Proudly Erected November 11, 1967 By Harvey P. Chase Post . . . — Map (db m68233) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Thomas Howe House
Thomas Howe Circa 1790 Lived in by Howe Descendants 1797-1957 First Stonington Library 1887-1899 — Map (db m68734) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — USS Pawcatuck Veterans Monument
In Honor Of All Veterans Who Served During The Cold War – 1940’s to 1990’s ----------------------------------------------- USS Pawcatuck AO-108 A Fleet Oiler Named After The Pawcatuck River A Joint Project of Harvey P. Chase VFW . . . — Map (db m68231) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Wequetequock Burial Ground
1650 Wequetequock Burial Ground First Stonington Cemetery — Map (db m68755) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Uncasville — Montville
(side 1) This area was long the home of the Mohegan Indians, by settlement before the Colonial period, and by reservation until more recent years. Prominent Indian sachems were Owaneco and his father Uncas, who defeated the chief . . . — Map (db m114904) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Waterford — WaterfordIncorporated 1801
English colonists first harvested crops on Fog Plain and Mamacoke in 1645, gradually displacing the native Nehantic and Pequot Indians. Farm lots were allocated to individual colonists in 1651 and in 1653 a sawmill site and house lot were . . . — Map (db m66456) HM

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