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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Litchfield County, Connecticut

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101Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — Bridgeport Wood Finishing Company — 1881 – 1927 — State of Connecticut Archaeological Preserve —
About Bridgeport Wood Finishing Company . . . The New Milford site at Great Falls was one of the best unused waterpower sites in Connecticut with three principal advantages when Bridgeport Wood Finishing Company began acquiring property in this . . . — Map (db m22749) HM
102Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — Falls Bridge
By the 1890’s New Milford’s old wooden bridges had outlived their usefulness, considering their age, the increasing amount of traffic and the coming of the horseless carriage. A sturdy and very ornate iron bridge, built by the Berlin Iron Bridge . . . — Map (db m22740) HM
103Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — Home Site Of Roger Sherman
Marker on New Milford Town Hall building:On the site of this building once lived Roger Sherman Born 1721 – Died 1793 One of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence ************* Placed by the Roger Sherman Chapter . . . — Map (db m20922) HM
104Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — Lincoln Herm
[ On the North plaque ] 1912 The Gift of Edward Williams Marsh Captain of Company –M-Second Connecticut Volunteers Heavy Artillery To the Town of New Milford In Loving Memory of the Soldiers and Sailors Of the Union Army . . . — Map (db m23071) HM
105Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — Lover’s Leap State Park
Highlights of Lover’s Leap State Park New Milford, CT Lover’s Leap State Park is located in southern New Milford. The Housatonic River flows through the park and forms the headwaters of Lake Lillinonah. This historic 140 acre park began in . . . — Map (db m22739) HM
106Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford
Front This beautiful valley known to the Potatuck Indians as Weantinock, was purchased from them in 1703 by a company of individuals chiefly from Milford, Connecticut, hence the name New Milford. Its earliest white inhabitant, Zachariah . . . — Map (db m22750) HM
107Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford Civil War Memorial
This tablet is dedicated In Commemoration Of The Men of New Milford who served their country in the Civil War 1861 – 1865 Charles F. Anderson • James Atkins • Andrew E. Bailey • Joseph A. Bailey • David A. Baldwin • Francis E. . . . — Map (db m21003) HM
108Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford Veterans Monument
In Recognition of Service Rendered To Our Country by Men and Women Of New Milford Connecticut During National Crises — Map (db m23073) HM
109Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford WW I Memorial
This tablet is dedicated In Commemoration Of The Men of New Milford who served their country in the World War 1917 – 1919 Edwin H. Acker • Frank W. Adams • F.A. Franklin Anderson • George Anderson • Andrew B. Armstrong • Robert L. . . . — Map (db m20918) HM
110Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford WW II Memorial
Town of New Milford In memory of those who gave their lives in World War II William H. Adams • Frederick N. Aldrich • Albert J. Boucher • Judson T. Holmes • Fernald J. Hillman • George E. Keach • Charles L. Marsh • Rolli C. Marsh • . . . — Map (db m21004) HM
111Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh
. . . — Map (db m20917) HM
112Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — Space Shuttle Tire
Space Shuttle Discovery Main Landing Gear Tire Mission Duration    10 Days Distance Traveled    4.1 million miles Maximum Altitude    360 statute miles Tire Rollout Distance    7,066 feet Tire Rollout Time    60 seconds . . . — Map (db m70963) HM
113Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Preston — A Memorial To The Soldiers Who Served
[ east side ] A Memorial To The Soldiers Who Served Faithfully and Honorably In The Civil War 1861 – 1865 ----------- Erected by a Comrade Major Walter Burnham [ west side ] Buried In This . . . — Map (db m29173) HM
114Connecticut (Litchfield County), Norfolk — Mills - Emerson House
1806 Built By Michael F. Mills ---------------- Later the Home Of Rev. Ralph Emerson Second Pastor of The Church 1816 – 1829 — Map (db m29684) HM
115Connecticut (Litchfield County), Norfolk — Norfolk
[ front ] Norfolk In the heart of the Green Woods on what was later the Hartford-Albany Turnpike, Norfolk was settled in 1744 by Cornelius Brown of Windsor. The town was incorporated in 1758 with forty-four voters at the first town . . . — Map (db m29687) HM
116Connecticut (Litchfield County), Norfolk — Norfolk Soldiers Monument
[ west face ] To The Memory Of The Soldiers From This Town Who Died For Their Country In The War Of The Rebellion Adjt. Samuel C. Barnum   Died June 15, 1864. Lieut. Hiram D. Gaylord   Nov. 18, 1863 Corp. Theodore S. Bates   . . . — Map (db m29688) HM
117Connecticut (Litchfield County), Norfolk — Norfolk Veterans Monument
[ left plaque ] Korea 1950     1953 Anstett, John W. • Barbour, Frederick S. • Bazzano, John C. • Beecher, Casil W., Jr. • Bennett, James A. • Blatz, William A. • Bruey, Lyle D. • Capocefalo, John A., Jr. • Colwell, Leo F. • Cook, . . . — Map (db m30015) WM
118Connecticut (Litchfield County), Norfolk — Norfolk World War I Monument
[ south plaque ] 1917 The World War 1918 In honor of those who gave and those who offered their lives for liberty the people of Norfolk have built this monument and crowned it with The Liberty Bell in the faith that it will . . . — Map (db m29685) HM
119Connecticut (Litchfield County), Norfolk — The Norfolk Academy
Built 1840 for The Norfolk Academy later used as the Town Hall & Jail Since 1960 The Norfolk Historical Museum — Map (db m29686) HM
120Connecticut (Litchfield County), North Canaan — John F. Bianchi
In Memory Of John F. Bianchi 1921 - 1976 In Recognition Of His 26 years of Service To the Little League — Map (db m42042) HM
121Connecticut (Litchfield County), North Canaan — North Canaan
“ . . . a green and pleasant land where the mountain laurel blooms.” – WILBUR L. CROSS North Canaan was once part of the Town of Canaan, established in 1738. Settlers, whose families were of Dutch and English origin, . . . — Map (db m37885) HM
122Connecticut (Litchfield County), North Canaan — North Canaan Korean - World War II – Vietnam Veterans Monument
[ left plaque ] North Canaan Honor Roll Korean Conflict June 27, 1950 to July 27, 1954 Amphlett James • Bechetti Frank • Baldesseri Remo J • Baldwin Lester • Ball Bert J 3rd • Bartlett Gerald L • Bathrick Richard G • Beaujon Leroy Y • . . . — Map (db m42039) WM
123Connecticut (Litchfield County), North Canaan — North Canaan Veterans Monument
[ east side ] This Tablet Is Reverently Inscribed to the Memory Of Those Who Went From That Part Of The Town of Canaan Which Later Became North Canaan, And Who, With Valor and Patriotism, Defended the Flag of Our Country In . . . — Map (db m42098) HM
124Connecticut (Litchfield County), Northfield — Northfield Soldiers Memorial
[ south side ] "That the generations to come might know them." Lincoln Lieut. Horace Hubbard Co. H. 2. C.H.A. killed Bat. Winchester Va. Sept. 19, 1864 Ζ. 33. Hiram T. Cooley Co. D. 2. C.H.A. killed Bat. . . . — Map (db m28116) HM
125Connecticut (Litchfield County), Oakville — Oakville World War II Memorial
Large Plaque: Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country in World War II Honor Roll (646 names are listed. 23 with stars who did not return.) Erected to record their names by the citizens of . . . — Map (db m19227) WM
126Connecticut (Litchfield County), Pine Meadow — Liberty Tree Memorial
This American Liberty Elm was named after “The Liberty Tree: Our Country’s first Symbol of Freedom.” On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the . . . — Map (db m93049) HM
127Connecticut (Litchfield County), Pine Meadow — New Hartford
In 1732 the Connecticut General Assembly gave Hartford and Windsor permission to establish seven towns in the colony’s Western Lands. New Hartford was given to 182 Hartford taxpayers who became the new town’s proprietors. They organized and hired . . . — Map (db m92607) HM
128Connecticut (Litchfield County), Plymouth — Constitution Oak
Constitution Oak In 1902, Connecticut held a constitutional convention. Each town was given a pin oak to honor the event. This tree is one of the few remaining. — Map (db m28119) HM
129Connecticut (Litchfield County), Plymouth — First Congregational Church of Plymouth
First Congregational Church of Plymouth The First Congregational Church had its beginnings as the Ecclesiastical Society of Northbury, established in 1739. The first meetinghouse was completed during the 1760s. The second meetinghouse was . . . — Map (db m90830) HM
130Connecticut (Litchfield County), Plymouth — Greystone Falls — Ireland, Hoadleyville, Greystone — Plymouth, CT —
Eli Terry was born April 13, 1772. In 1793 Eli Terry moved to Plymouth where he was involved in the production of wooden movement clocks. Due to Terry's manufacturing techniques, clocks became affordable to the American household. In . . . — Map (db m90894) HM
131Connecticut (Litchfield County), Plymouth — Loyal Sons and Daughters — of the Town of Plymouth, Connecticut
1917-1918 1941-1945 Dedicated to the loyal sons and daughters of Plymouth, Connecticut, who served their country during World Wars I and II. Erected though the generosity of Judge Andrew W. Granniss, 1953 — Map (db m29861) HM
132Connecticut (Litchfield County), Plymouth — Plymouth
Plymouth First settled in the 1720's on land acquired from the Tunxis Indians, the Town of Plymouth, originally named Northbury, was incorporated in 1795. It includes the communities of Plymouth, Terryville, Pequabuck (formerly Susanville), East . . . — Map (db m28095) HM
133Connecticut (Litchfield County), Plymouth — Plymouth Burying Ground — 1747
Plymouth Burying Ground 1747 National Register of Historic Places Here lie buried Veterans of the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812. The gravestones are in rows running north and south. The bodies were placed . . . — Map (db m90734) HM
134Connecticut (Litchfield County), Plymouth — Plymouth Center School
Plymouth Center School Plymouth Center School (right side of top photo) stood on this site from 1900 to 1952. It was built for $6,330, and did not include indoor plumbing. There was an outhouse with separate sections for the boys, girls, and . . . — Map (db m90736) HM
135Connecticut (Litchfield County), Plymouth — Plymouth Soldiers Memorial
[ south side ] Lincoln Erected to Perpetuate the Memory Of Those Who Lost Their Lives In The War of 1861 Chaplain James Averill • Lieut. E. J. Candee • Lieut. H. Hubbard • Sgt. W.A. Bishop • Sgt. H.D. Bishop • Sgt. D.B. Wooster • . . . — Map (db m28097) HM
136Connecticut (Litchfield County), Plymouth — Site Of St. Peter’s Church
Site Of St. Peter’s Church 1796 - 1915 (panel next to the marker) St. Peter’s Episcopal Church St. Peter's Episcopal parish was organized in 1740 by eleven families who longed for their beloved Church of England. They built . . . — Map (db m90730) HM
137Connecticut (Litchfield County), Riverton — In Honor of Lambert Hitchcock
In Honor of Lambert Hitchcock, (1795 – 1852), this village was once known as Hitchcocks-ville. Here he originated his chairs & cabinet furniture with Sheraton influence and in 1826 built his water powered mill employing a hundred persons. In . . . — Map (db m29887) HM
138Connecticut (Litchfield County), Riverton — Lambert Hitchcock
In This Factory Lambert Hitchcock Made His Famous Hitchcock Chairs 1826 - 1840 — Map (db m29855) HM
139Connecticut (Litchfield County), Riverton — Riverton
-- Riverton -- Northeastern Gateway to the Litchfield Hills Old Hartford – Albany Stage Route Home of Hitchcock Chairs One Mile to Peoples Forest 1 1/2 Miles to Site of Barkhamsted Lighthouse Home Of L.A. Cooke War Governor Col. . . . — Map (db m29856) HM
140Connecticut (Litchfield County), Riverton — Riverton — Farmington River: Wild & Scenic
In this Area in the Past..... Since the 1820’s Riverton has been a vibrant part of the town of Barkhamsted. Riverton is located at the confluence of the Farmington and Still Rivers, which at one time provided the opportunity for water power . . . — Map (db m102107) HM
141Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — Brian E. Tierney Preserve — Roxbury Land Trust
This Land Has Been Given To The Roxbury Land Trust In Memory Of Sp4 Brian E. Tierney Who Gave His Life At Age Nineteen In Loyal Service To His Country In Vietnam. He Was Awarded The Distinguished Service Cross For Extraordinary Heroism . . . — Map (db m82662) WM
142Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — Cadet Charles K. Hodge
To The Memory Of Cadet Charles K. Hodge of the U.S. Military Academy And A Member Of The Third Class Of 1839-40 [ north side ] He Died Suddenly Whilst On A Visit To His Parents At Roxbury Conn. on the Thirty First Of . . . — Map (db m43515) HM
143Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — Col. Seth Warner Monument
North Face:Col. Seth Warner of the Army of the Revolution Born in Roxbury, CT May 17, 1743 A resident of Bennington, VT from 1765 to 1784 Died in his native parish Dec 25, 1784 West Face:Captor of Crown Point Commander of the . . . — Map (db m20320) HM
144Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — Mine Hill Preserve — A place of Natural, Geologic and Industrial Heritage
Recognized on the National Register of Historic Places, Mine Hill is the site of a 19th century iron mine and furnace complex. The Roxbury Land Trust acquired the 360-acre preserve in 1978. The significant stone and brick structural remains of the . . . — Map (db m20555) HM
145Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — Roxbury
1713 - First structure by white settlers built near Shepaug River. 1732 - 33 – First meeting house erected. Old Roxbury Road. 1743 – Roxbury parish established by Connecticut General Assembly. Birthplace of three cousins of . . . — Map (db m17761) HM
146Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — Roxbury Veterans Monument
The Town of Roxbury Honors Her Sons & Daughters Who Served During Times of War World War I John Francis Acton • Percy Peck Beardsley • John Milo Bolt • John Grimes Butler • Robert Callahan • Harold Collins • John H. Collins • Richard W. . . . — Map (db m43513) HM
147Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — Roxbury WW II Veterans Marker
In memory of those who served in World War II from Roxbury, Conn. Killed In Action David A. Barker • Harold C. Collins • Paul C. MacDonald Served James M. Acton, Jr. • James McK. Beatty • Harold Beers • John J. Berger • Murray G. Bernays . . . — Map (db m20344) HM
148Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — The Orzech Family Preserve
This 112-Acre Parcel Has Been Preserved In Perpetuity Since Sept. 11, 2002 By The Roxbury Land Trust Edward F. and Elizabeth M. Orzech Whose Family Established Their Farm Here In 1924 — Map (db m42529) HM
149Connecticut (Litchfield County), Salisbury — Bear Mountain, Connecticut
This Monument Marks The Highest Ground In Connecticut 2354 Feet Above The Sea Built A.D. 1885 Owen Travis Mason — Map (db m98939) HM
150Connecticut (Litchfield County), Salisbury — Central New England Railroad
This is the roadbed for a single-track railroad originally running from Hartford to Millerton constructed in 1871. In 1888 the tracks were extended to the Poughkeepsie Bridge, making it the main trunk line across the Hudson River. Passenger . . . — Map (db m42043) HM
151Connecticut (Litchfield County), Salisbury — Nation's First Public Library
Nation's First Public Library In 1803, Caleb Bingham established in Salisbury the first library in the United States open to the public free of charge. The collection was expressly created for use by young people nine to sixteen years of age . . . — Map (db m42100) HM
152Connecticut (Litchfield County), Salisbury — Salisbury
Salisbury The Town of Salisbury was incorporated in 1741. The Congregational meeting house, built 1749-1751, in the exact center of the town, survives as the core of the present Town Hall. The original agrcultural settlement was rich in iron ore . . . — Map (db m42047) HM
153Connecticut (Litchfield County), Salisbury — Salisbury Academy
Salisbury Academy In 1833 a committee of local citizens raised $1,250 to build this structure to house a new school. Tuition was $3 per eleven-week term for English studies and $4 for per term for Classics. An announcement for the 1839-40 school . . . — Map (db m42046) HM
154Connecticut (Litchfield County), Salisbury — Salisbury Soldiers' Monument
[ south side ] To Her Loyal Sons Who Fought for The Union, Salisbury Erects this Memorial. 1891 Cold Harbor Olustee [ east side ] 2nd Conn. Vol's. Ramsey George W. 1st Conn. Heavy Art. Jarvis Samuel F. . . . — Map (db m42044) HM
155Connecticut (Litchfield County), Salisbury — Salisbury Veterans Monument
Honoring The Men and Women Of Salisbury Conn Who Served Their Country During Past Wars [ left plaque ] World War I Harry Ablahadian • Paul H. Andrews • Chester Atkins • Marvin L. Atkins • George Ball • William F. Bannahan • William . . . — Map (db m42099) WM
156Connecticut (Litchfield County), Salisbury — The Old Burying Ground
The Old Burying Ground Earliest in Salisbury Center Given May 29, 1750 by Robert Walker of Stratford Connecticut One of Salisbury's Original Proprietors Earliest Dated Stone – Dr. Wade Clark – August 6 1750 Latest – . . . — Map (db m42045) HM
157Connecticut (Litchfield County), Sharon — Dedicated to the Men and Women of Sharon
Dedicated In Grateful Tribute To The Men And Women Of Sharon Who Have Served Our Country Since The Founding Of The Town In 1739 — Map (db m42126) HM WM
158Connecticut (Litchfield County), Sharon — Francis L. Sheane Memorial
Francis L. Sheane Memorial In Memory Of A Great Sportsman Commissioner Francis L. Sheane This Memorial Is Dedicated To A Fellow Sportsman Who Devoted His Life To Improve Wildlife Restoration And To Better Fishing And Hunting . . . — Map (db m41018) HM
159Connecticut (Litchfield County), Sharon — Sharon
Sharon The first grant of land in Sharon, later known as the "Jackson Patent" near Amenia Union, was surveyed in 1732, at which time the boundaries of the Town were established. The patent was granted in 1734 by the General Assembly of the Colony . . . — Map (db m42122) HM
160Connecticut (Litchfield County), Sharon — Sharon Clock Tower — In Memory of Emily Butler Ogden Wheeler
. . . — Map (db m42123) HM
161Connecticut (Litchfield County), Sharon — Sharon Soldiers' Monument
Erected by The Town of Sharon In memory of the brave men who enlisted from this Township in the War of the Rebellion and fell in the struggle to maintain the Union Anno Domini MDCCCLXXXV [ east side ] Dwight Studley . . . — Map (db m42121) HM
162Connecticut (Litchfield County), Sharon — Sharon Veterans Monument
Revolutionary War Abel David • Abel Sluman • Abel William • Ackley Ariel • Ackley David • Ackley Jude • Ackley Thomas Jr • Ady Thomas • Allen Amos • Allen Ichabod • Ames Samuel • Andrews Abraham • Avery Daniel • Avery William • Bailey Joseph • . . . — Map (db m58331) WM
163Connecticut (Litchfield County), Sharon — Site of the 2nd House of Worship
. . . — Map (db m42171) HM
164Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — 1835 Highway Marker
1835 Highway Marker Monuments were placed at one mile intervals starting from the State Housse in Hartford. Tollgates were located at these markers. — Map (db m90663) HM
165Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — Dorence Atwater, Plymouth's Civil War Hero
Dorence Atwater, Plymouth's Civil War Hero Dorence Atwater grew up in the Terryville section of Plymouth. He enlisted in the union Army in 1861 and was captured by Confederate forces in 1863. In February 1864, he was moved to the infamous . . . — Map (db m28053) HM
166Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — East Plymouth and St. Matthew’s Cemetery
The History of the East Plymouth and St. Matthew's Cemetery East Plymouth (also known as East Church), located at the boundary convergence of Bristol, Plymouth and Harwinton, became a distinct community largely because of events occurring in . . . — Map (db m90893) HM
167Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — James Johnson House
. . . — Map (db m90833) HM
168Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — Original Date Stone — Eagle Lock Company
Original Date Stone from Eagle Lock Company Office Building 1889 - 1979 — Map (db m28094) HM
169Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — Plymouth Veterans Monument
Dedicated In Memory Of The Men And Women Of The Town Of Plymouth, Conn. Who Served Their Country In World War I World War II Korean War [ center tablet ] The Following Made The Supreme Sacrifice World War . . . — Map (db m28343) WM
170Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — Plymouth Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam 1961 – 1975 Six Men Gave Their Lives Dunn, Richard E. • Esten, John E. • Manarel, Charles R. • Mclellan, Arthur C. • Micloskey, Ken E. • Mitchell, Robert W. Acker, Robert E. • Albert, Paul A. • Albright, Barry L. • . . . — Map (db m77669) HM
171Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — Terryville Congregational Church Bell
This Bell Rang In The Original Terryville Congregational Church Bell Tower Until 1967 When The Structure Was Destroyed By Fire. — Map (db m37329) HM
172Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — Terryville Soldiers Memorial
[ inscribed on the west side of the granite obelisk ] Soldiers [ north plaque ] Capt. Edward H. Mix   Co. B 16th C.V.   Drowned in Albemarle Sound   March 7, 1864, Aged 25 Capt. Edwin Post   Co. B U.S.C.T.   Killed at Deep . . . — Map (db m28055) HM
173Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — The Eli Terry Jr. Water Wheel
The Eli Terry Jr. Water Wheel is believed to be one of only two water wheels of its type in the United States. Originally it supplied power to the Terry Clock Shop located on this property. In the early 1830's the manufacture of locks began. By . . . — Map (db m90349) HM
174Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — The Old Terryville Cemetery
The Old Terryville Cemetery features the graves of over 120 of Terryville's earliest residents. The earliest grave is believed to be Francis A. Lewis, who died May 5th, 1832 at the age of one year and five months. The families interred here . . . — Map (db m90665) HM
175Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Fr. Michael J. McGivney
In Loving Memory Of Fr. Michael J. McGivney 1852 – 1890 Founder of the Knights of Columbus March 29, 1882 Pastor of St. Thomas Church, Thomaston 1884 – 1890 Founder of the Atlantic Council No. 18 April 8, 1885 This . . . — Map (db m28121) HM
176Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Hillside Cemetery Veterans Memorial
Dedicated To The Memory Of Those Who Served Their Country In All Wars — Map (db m28140) WM
177Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Thomaston
[ front ] Thomaston Originally part of the Farmington Proprietors' purchase in 1684 of Mattatuck Plantation, the Thomaston area achieved independence in 1739, being set off as the Northbury Parish. In 1780 Northbury and Westbury united . . . — Map (db m28139) HM
178Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Thomaston Revolutionary Soldiers
. . . — Map (db m28141) HM
179Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Thomaston Soldiers Memorial
Erected 1902 Erected By C.L. Russell Post, No. 68, G.A.R. And Citizens, In Commemoration Of The Soldiers Who Served In The Civil War [ battle names inscribed on the column ] Cold Harbor • Gettysburg • Cedar Creek • . . . — Map (db m28135) HM
180Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Thomaston Veterans Monument
Town Of Thomaston Dedicated In Honor Of Those Who Served [ far left tablet ] Wars And Conflicts Braucci, Andrew D.   Vietnam • Dipesa, John A.   Persian Gulf • Duffany, Lawrence F.   Vietnam • Grabherr, Edward T.   Vietnam • . . . — Map (db m28575) WM
181Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Thomaston World War I Memorial
1917 Honor Roll 1918 In Memory of The Heroes of Thomaston Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice in the World War Clifford R. Fench • Alexander Crecorek • George V. Lawson • Adam Simoski • William J. Ryan Erected By Thomaston Tercentenary . . . — Map (db m90381) WM
182Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Thomaston World War I Monument
Roll of Honor Dedicated by the Town of Thomaston To Those Who Served Their Country In The World War ( column 1 ) Army Emil A. Albicker • Malcolm E. Aldrich • Alexander Anderson • Harold F. Anderson • Sherwood Vernon Ariel • Ardis E. . . . — Map (db m28137) HM
183Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Thomaston’s Three Tower Clocks
Thomaston’s Three Tower Clocks In 1872 Seth Thomas Clock Company began manufacturing Tower Clocks. Considered to be a sample of high quality workmanship and an ingenious mechanical feat, Tower Clocks are an architecturally important finger-print of . . . — Map (db m90351) HM
184Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — 1902 Constitutional Convention Pin Oak Tree
In 1902 delegates from all 168 towns in Connecticut met in Hartford for a state Constitutional Convention. Torrington's delegate to the Convention was Orasmus R. Fyler. Each delegate received a Pin Oak tree seedling from the USDA bureau of Plant . . . — Map (db m30184) HM
185Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Coe Memorial Park
Coe Memorial Park The Homestead Of Lyman Wetmore Coe and his wife Eliza Seymour Coe Given in Their Memory to the Town of Torrington By their Children Edward Turner Coe • Ella Seymour Coe • Adelaide Coe Godfrey • ------------- To make . . . — Map (db m30097) HM
186Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Forever Mourned / Forever Honored
The men and women who served in the Armed Forces now at rest in these consecrated grounds — Map (db m56061) HM
187Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Forever Mourned / Forever Honored
The men and women who served in the armed forces now at rest in these hallowed grounds — Map (db m56062) HM
188Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Hotchkiss-Fyler House
Given for the use of the Torrington Historical Society by Gertrude Fyler Hotchkiss in memory of her parents Orsamus R. Fyler and Mary E. Fyler, and her husband Edward H. Hotchkiss Sept. 17, 1956 — Map (db m30183) HM
189Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — James Alldis House
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior — Map (db m30185) HM
190Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — John Brown Birthplace
John Brown, the abolitionist, was born at this site on May 9, 1800. He dedicated his life to ending slavery in the United States. Brown became a spokesperson for those abolitionists who believed that slavery could only be eliminated by force. He is . . . — Map (db m30187) HM
191Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — McCall Foundation
McCall Foundation Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior Circa 1915 — Map (db m30182) HM
192Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — The Flood of August 19, 1955
"So numerous were the many acts of heroism, rescue of the sick and invalid, neighbors' concern for neighbors, that it would be impossible to chronicle them with slighting someone deserving of great credit." - Torrington Register, August 26, . . . — Map (db m54559) HM
193Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — To Honor The Men Of Camp Wolcott
To Honor The Men Of Camp Wolcott Company 176 Established 1933 Civilian Conservation Corps 1933-1942 Created By President Franklin D. Roosevelt Renewing The Country's Natural Resources And Chellenging The Human Spirit Of A Nation . . . — Map (db m30242) HM
194Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Torrington
Named in 1732 for Torrington in Devonshire, England, this was one of the townships of the Western Lands allotted to Windsor. Since the early settlers were taxpayers in that town, their shares in the division of land depended upon the amount of taxes . . . — Map (db m56057) HM
195Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Torrington Soldiers Memorial
. . . — Map (db m30099) HM
196Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Torrington Veterans Memorial
This Memorial Records The Devotion Of The Sons And Daughters Of Torrington Who In The Hour Of Need Gave Their Services To Their Country Putting Honor And Duty Above Safety They Sought Not Glory But The Good Of Their Country And . . . — Map (db m30459) WM
197Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Torrington Vietnam Monument
Dedicated To The Men And Women Of Torrington Who Honorably Served Their Country During The Vietnam Era, 1964 To May 1975. Particularly Those Who Served In Vietnam And Especially Those Who Died There. — Map (db m30103) HM
198Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — VFW 155mm Howitzer
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9086   Torrington, CT. 155mm Howitzer Presented to the City of Torrington All Veterans Memorial 1995 [ lower plaque ] M114A2   Howitzer, Medium Towed   155mm Cannon Max Range:   30, 000 . . . — Map (db m30101) HM
199Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Warrenton Woolen Mill
Warrenton Woolen Mill 839 Main Street, Torrington CT Erected 1908 Listed On The National Register of Historic Places 1987 Renovated Into The Warrenton Mill Condominium 1988 — Map (db m30186) HM
200Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — World’s First Condensed Milk Factory
Site of The World's First Condensed Milk Factory Established By Gail Borden — Map (db m37331) HM

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