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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hartford County, Connecticut

 
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1Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — 1st Company Governor's Horse Guards
On Arch Road 0.1 miles east of West Avon Road, on the right when traveling west.
1778   1978 1st Company Governor's Horse Guards Organized Militia – State of Connecticut 20 May, 1978 This memorial is dedicated to the Horse Guardsmen who have honorably served this illustrious cavalry unit since it's founding during . . . Map (db m33060) HM
2Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Avon
On West Main Street (U.S. 202) at Ensign Drive, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street.
Avon This area, formerly Northington or the North Parish of Farmington, was settled in 1645non land that had belonged to the Tunxis Indians. It prospered as a farming community and, in 1830, after the construction and opening of the Farmington . . . Map (db m33019) HM
3Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Avon Veterans Monument
On West Main Street (U.S. 202) at Ensign Drive, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street.
[ center panel ] Avon Remembers "No Greater Gift" Mexican War Sperry, Orrin Civil War Beman, Job • Booth, Austin C • Brewer, Gilbert F • Buckley, Frederick O • Calkins, Obed H • Clark, Henry W • Evans, Henry D • Evans, Newton J . . . Map (db m33168) WM
4Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Birthplace of Wilford Woodruff1 March 1807- 2 September 1898
On Old Farms Road, on the right when traveling west.
Wilford Woodruff, fourth President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was born 1 March 1807 in a section of Farmington, Connecticut, known as Northington (now Avon). He and his parents, Aphek and Beulah Thompson Woodruff, lived in . . . Map (db m92453) HM
5Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Charter Oak descendant
Near U.S. 44.
State Tree of Connecticut White Oak Constitutional Convention July 1, 1965 John deKoven Alsop Delegate Map (db m94515) HM
6Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Constitution Oak
On Old Farms Road at U.S. 44, on the right when traveling north on Old Farms Road.
Constitution Oak 1902 Avon, Conn. Constitution Oak Centennial Celebration June 18, 2002 Map (db m94497) HM
7Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — The Farmington Canal in Avon
On Albany Turnpike (U.S. 44), on the right when traveling east.
In 1829 the Farmington Canal opened in Avon and operated until 1847. The Markers, here and across the street, show where it crossed the Albany Turnpike, now Rt. 44. They are made of the same sandstone used in in the Farmington Canal construction.Map (db m92442) HM
8Connecticut (Hartford County), Berlin — Berlin
On Kensington Road at Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Kensington Road.
Berlin This land, granted to settlers in 1661 and 1668 by the General Court of Connecticut, was also purchased from the local Mattabesett Indian tribe. Founders of the community include Sergeant Richard Beckley, who came north on the trail from New . . . Map (db m46041) HM
9Connecticut (Hartford County), Berlin — Berlin Veterans Monument
On Worthington Ridge at Wildem Road, on the right when traveling south on Worthington Ridge.
1920 Erected By The Town Of Berlin In Honor Of Her Patriotic Men And Women Who Served Their Country In Time Of War For The Dead – A Tribute For The Living – A Memory For Posterity – An Emblem Of Loyalty To The . . . Map (db m47327) WM
10Connecticut (Hartford County), Berlin — First Civil War Monument
On Percival Avenue at Sheldon Street, on the left when traveling north on Percival Avenue.
[ north side ] Erected to Commemorate the Death Of Those Who Perished in Suppressing The Southern Rebellion How sleep the brave who sink to rest. By all their country's wishes blest. 1863 Soldiers [ west side ] . . . Map (db m46037) HM
11Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield
On Park Avenue (Connecticut Route 178) at Bloomfield Avenue (Connecticut Route 189), on the left when traveling north on Park Avenue.
Bloomfield In 1736 fifty-one inhabitants petitioned for parish privileges in what is now Bloomfield. They called the parish Wintonbury, using parts of the names of the three towns they came from Windsor, Farmingtonand Simsbury. It remained . . . Map (db m97354) HM
12Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield Civil War Memorial
On Bloomfield Avenue (Connecticut Route 189) at Park Avenue (Connecticut Route 178), on the right when traveling north on Bloomfield Avenue.
The Town of Bloomfield dedicates this memorial to the 129 men who signed to serve in the Union Army during the Civil War 1861 – 1865 A grateful town thanks them Dedicated Memorial Day May 28, 2012Map (db m97274) WM
13Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield Korean War Memorial
On Bloomfield Avenue (Connecticut Route 189) at Park Avenue (Connecticut Route 178), on the right when traveling north on Bloomfield Avenue.
Korean War Memorial Dedicated to the Memory of those who served for America as part of a United Nations team to establish a foothold for democracy at the thirty-eighth (38th) parallel in Korea. Special attention is given to those . . . Map (db m97272) WM
14Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield Vietnam Veterans Monument
On Bloomfield Avenue (Connecticut Route 189) at Park Avenue (Connecticut Route 178), on the right when traveling north on Bloomfield Avenue.
Vietnam Veterans Monument George C Kosovich Jr   11-1-65 Edward L Bieber   10-23-67 Robert S Bagnall   3-8-69 Barry Jackson   3-18-69 (back) Dedicated to The Men And Women of Bloomfield Who So Bravely Answered Their Country’s . . . Map (db m97270) HM
15Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield World War II Memorial
On Bloomfield Avenue (Connecticut Route 189) at Park Avenue (Connecticut Route 178), on the right when traveling north on Bloomfield Avenue.
Dedicated To The 650 Men and Women Of Our Community Who Fought In World War II 1941 – 1945 To These, The Living and the Dead, The Citizens of Bloomfield Erected This Tablet In Grateful Remembrance In Loving Memory . . . Map (db m97282) WM
16Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Old Wintonbury Cemetery
On Tunxis Avenue (Connecticut Route 189) 0.1 miles north of Wintonbury Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
( left gatepost plaque ) 1736     1933 Old Wintonbury Cemetery This gateway and fence were erected to the memory of the founders and descendants of ancient Wintonbury through the generosity of Mrs. Alice Bidwell Francis and Miss Caroline . . . Map (db m99742) HM
17Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Roll of HonorTown of Bloomfield
On Bloomfield Avenue (Connecticut Route 189) at Park Avenue (Connecticut Route 178), on the right when traveling north on Bloomfield Avenue.
Roll of Honor Town of Bloomfield 1914   World War   1919 *Harry Emanuel Johnson   *Patrick J. Lane   *Willard Delmont Mason Alfred Arndt • Philip A Auben • Raymond H Barnard • Arthur G Beebe • Rev Howard W Benedict • Harold F . . . Map (db m97352) HM
18Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Site of Bloomfield Methodist Church
On Park Avenue (Connecticut Route 178) at Bloomfield Avenue (Connecticut Route 189), on the left when traveling north on Park Avenue.
On This Site Stood The Bloomfield Methodist Church From 1853 to 1961 Originally Built on Whirlwind Hill in 1832 Moved to This Site in 1853Map (db m97353) HM
19Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — The Village Green
On Bloomfield Avenue (Connecticut Route 189) at Park Avenue (Connecticut Route 178), on the right when traveling north on Bloomfield Avenue.
The Village Green Symbolizing the Beginnings and Center of Community Life The Bloomfield Village Green Has Existed Since the 1700’s Restored by Wintonbury Park Redevelopment Project Wintonbury Parish 1735 Town of Bloomfield 1835 . . . Map (db m97283) HM
20Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — 1985 Bicentennial Time Capsule
On Memorial Boulevard 0.2 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling east.
. . . Map (db m33623) HM
21Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Albert F. Rockwell
On Jacob Street at Tulip Street, on the right when traveling west on Jacob Street.
Albert F. Rockwell 1862 – 1925 Inventor, manufacturer, public- spirited citizen. He gave to the city this park and contributed liberally to its development. His initiave and counsel were of great value in the civic and . . . Map (db m34281) HM
22Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol
On North Main Street at Laurel Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
[ front ] Bristol Bristol was originally a part of Farmington. In 1663 an easterly portion called "Poland" was granted to Thomas Barnes and three others. The area which later became Bristol was allotted in 1721 to Farmington settlers. In . . . Map (db m33237) HM
23Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Civil War Memorial
Near Pound Street near Cemetery Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
[ east side ] Members of Bristol Co. K. 16. Reg. C.V. Capt. Newton S. Manross. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Ae. 37 Henry Aldrich. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Ae. 11 Frank E. Wilcox. Died in Hospital, Nov. 9, 1862. Ae. . . . Map (db m33231) HM
24Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Korean War Monument
On Memorial Boulevard 0.2 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling east.
Korean War 1950 – 1953 Served With Honor to those who died Honor And Eternal Rest to those still missing Remembrance And Hope to those who returned Gratitude And Peace [ plaque at the base ] James E. Baehr • . . . Map (db m33463) WM
25Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Persian Gulf War Monument
On Memorial Boulevard 0.2 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling west.
August 7, 1994 This plaque is in recognition of all the men and women from Bristol and Forestville who served their country with pride during the Persian Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm.Map (db m33520) WM
26Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Revolutionary War Plaque
On Memorial Boulevard 0.2 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling west.
In Memory Of The Revolutionary War Patriots Who Sacrificed Their Lives And Fortune For Their Country Placed By Katherine Gaylord Chapter Daughters Of The American Revolution 1964Map (db m33517) HM
27Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument
On Park Street (Connecticut Route 72) at Dutton Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Park Street.
[ upper plaque ] Philippine Islands Cuba Porto Rico U.S.A. Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 [ lower plaque ] To Perpetuate the memory of the Citizens of Bristol Who served in the War with Spain, Philippine . . . Map (db m34283) HM
28Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Veterans Monument
On Memorial Boulevard 0.1 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling east.
In Honor And Tribute Of All Veterans Past, Present And Future Let Us Visit Here For Gratitude And RemembranceMap (db m33510) WM
29Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Vietnam Conflict Monument
On Memorial Boulevard 0.2 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling east.
[ front ] In Memory Of Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice [ back ] Made The Supreme Sacrifice Pelletier, Lawrence Joseph • Wade, Melvin A. • Levesque, Roland Philip • Thibeault, Gilbert • Jacob, Robert Michael • Nestico, . . . Map (db m33465) HM
30Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol World War I Memorial
On Memorial Boulevard 0.2 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling west.
This memorial was erected to honor those soldiers from Bristol, Connecticut who lost their lives during World War I. A pin-oak tree has been planted along the Memorial Boulevard, which was donated to the City of Bristol by Albert F. Rockwell, in . . . Map (db m33515) HM
31Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol World War II - Korean War Monument
On Memorial Boulevard 0.1 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling east.
To Remember And To Honor Those From Bristol Who Served God And Their Country In World War II And Korea [ left plaque ] World War II Ardenski, Edwin W. • Aube, Harold N. • Bachman, William J. • Bacon, Ernest L. • Bartley, . . . Map (db m33509) WM
32Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol WW I Monument
On Memorial Boulevard at Mellen Street, on the left when traveling east on Memorial Boulevard.
[ west side ] The City of Bristol To Honor Its Residents Who Served in The World War, Here Records Their Names [ southwest side ] These Gave Their Lives John J. Bresnahan • Reginald L. Brown • Sebastiano . . . Map (db m33460) HM
33Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Civil WarPreserve the Memory
On Memorial Blvd., on the right when traveling east.
Bristol’s original Civil War monument was dedicated on January 20, 1866, and stands in the West Cemetery. The ravages of time are slowly destroying the soldier’s names that appear on its weathered brownstone. To insure they are not forgotten, this . . . Map (db m44356) HM
34Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Come Ye To The Waters
On Memorial Boulevard at Downs Street, on the right when traveling east on Memorial Boulevard.
Come Ye To The Waters Site Of 1749 – Old Mill – 1921 In Memoriam Ephraim Downs And Franklin DownsMap (db m33625) HM
35Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Dedicated To All Veterans
On Bellevue Avenue at Queen Street, on the right when traveling north on Bellevue Avenue.
Dedicated To All Veterans Who Devotedly Served Their Country Army • Navy Marine Corps • Air Force Coast Guard • Woman's CorpsMap (db m34242) WM
36Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Dedicated to the Memory of Our Fallen Comrades
On Memorial Boulevard at Mellen Street, on the right when traveling west on Memorial Boulevard.
Dedicated to the Memory Of Our Fallen Comrades And Presented to the City of Bristol By Harold F. Emmett Post No. 994 Veterans of Foreign Wars Of The United States. July 17, 1926Map (db m88302) HM
37Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Forever Honored Forever Mourned
Near Pound Street at Cemetery Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Forever Honored Forever Mourned To The Men And Women Who Served In The Armed Forces This Plot is Maintained by the Memorial Day Association of BristolMap (db m33234) HM
38Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — John Christopher Mack
Near Jacob Street at Tulip Street, on the right when traveling west.
1929 This Tablet is to Perpetuate the Memory Of John Christopher Mack A public spirited citizen who truly loved Bristol the place of his birth. His declining years were spent in California yet his interest in his native town never . . . Map (db m34282) HM
39Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Memorial Boulevard Commemoration
On Memorial Boulevard at Mellen Street, on the right when traveling west on Memorial Boulevard.
Memorial Boulevard Commemoration 1921 – 1996 WW I Supreme Sacrifice Recognition Anthony Benaliark • Leslie E. Billings • William R. Bolton • William Neumann • Eugene Ridolpi • Frederick D. SheldonMap (db m33462) HM
40Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Nathan Hale
On Bellevue Avenue at Queen Street, on the left when traveling north on Bellevue Avenue.
[ east side ] Nathan Hale 1755 – 1776 The Connecticut Patriot Whose Last Words Were I Only Regret That I Have But One Life To Lose For My Country [ south side ] Erected in Memory Of Henry G. Bartley . . . Map (db m34243) HM
41Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — New Cambridge (now Bristol)
On Bellevue Avenue at Queen Street, on the right when traveling north on Bellevue Avenue.
New Cambridge (now Bristol) Was Settled 1727 – 8 Since Early Days The Federal Hill Green Has Been Used As A Training Ground For Soldiers And A Playground For Children This Boulder Was Placed By Katherine Gaylord Chapter . . . Map (db m34240) HM
42Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — The Hiker
On Memorial Boulevard 0.1 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling west.
The Hiker Spanish American War Soldier Given By The Vanesse Family In Memory Of Deceased World War II Veterans November 12, 1984Map (db m33511) HM
43Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — The History of Memorial Boulevard
On Memorial Boulevard 0.2 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling west.
The History of Memorial Boulevard In 1919, after the "Great War", Bristol was growing and needed a new high school. Albert F. Rockwell took the initiative and made a remarkable offer to the city. He would give 12 acres in Dunbar Meadows (north of . . . Map (db m33622) HM
44Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — The Southern New England Ice House on Birge Pond
On Crescent Drive, on the right when traveling south.
For many years an icehouse stood on the southern shore of Birge Pond at the site of the present-day parking lot. In the days before refrigeration, ice was an important commodity and Birge Pond was the largest supplier of ice to the City of . . . Map (db m93046) HM
45Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Veterans Memorial Park
On Memorial Boulevard 0.1 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling east.
Veterans Memorial Park In Memory Of Veterans Of All WarsMap (db m33507) WM
46Connecticut (Hartford County), Burlington — Burlington
On George Washington Turnpike at ielman Highway (Connecticut Route 4), on the right when traveling east on George Washington Turnpike.
[ front ] Burlington The original inhabitants of the part of Farmington known as West Woods were Tunxis Indians. Early settlement by white man was scattered. The first house of record, noted in an estate inventory of 1725, was that of . . . Map (db m33174) HM
47Connecticut (Hartford County), Burlington — Burlington Civil War – WW I Memorial
On Spielman Highway (Connecticut Route 4) at George Washington Turnpike, on the right when traveling east on Spielman Highway.
[ west side ] Civil War The Town Of Burlington Has Not Forgotten Her Beloved Brothers Who Offered Their Lives To Preserve The Union 1861 - 1865 Solomon A. Adkins • * Elijah W. Bacon • * Erastus S. Bacon • Samuel M. Bailey • Elias . . . Map (db m33229) HM
48Connecticut (Hartford County), Burlington — Burlington WW II – Korean War – Vietnam War Monument
On Spielman Highway (Connecticut Route 4) at George Washington Turnpike, on the right when traveling east on Spielman Highway.
[ east side ] Dedicated To The Veterans Of Burlington Who Served In The Armed Forces And Died For Our Freedom [ left plaque ] World War II Alderman, Ernest E. • Alderman, Leonard R. • Backes, Joseph W. 3rd • . . . Map (db m33230) WM
49Connecticut (Hartford County), Burlington — Dawson Dawson-WatsonImpressionism in Connecticut
Near Canton Road.
The Artist A charismatic Englishman with the unlikely name of Dawson Dawson-Watson came to Hartford in 1893, fresh from Giverny and its aura of Claude Monet, and set to work introducing the radical French art called Impressionism. He taught . . . Map (db m102122) HM
50Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — Canton
On Albany Turnpike (U.S. 44) at Canton Green Road, on the right when traveling east on Albany Turnpike.
Settlement of the area later called Canton, originally part of Simsbury, began in 1737 with the erection of the Richard Case II home on East Hill. The earliest homes were constructed along “Cherry’s” brook. The settlers’ name for the . . . Map (db m87925) HM
51Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — Canton Veterans Memorial
On Bridge Street (Connecticut Route 17) at River Street, on the right when traveling east on Bridge Street.
Canton Veterans Memorial In Grateful Memory Of The Men Who Died In The Service Of Their Country And In Recognition To All Men And Women Who Served That Freedom Might Live. This Monument Stands So That Future Generations Will Always . . . Map (db m88300) WM
52Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — Collinsville, Town of CantonCanton Springs Road Vicinity
On Canton Springs Road, on the right when traveling south.
Driving along Maple Avenue, circa 1915 Some early transportation at the corner of Maple Avenue & River Road, circa 1910 CNE Station on Canton Springs Road with cemetery in the background, circa 1900 Patrons of Cherry Park, off Lovely . . . Map (db m102376) HM
53Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — Collinsville, Town of Canton
Corner of Route 44 and Lovely Street.
On Lovely Street, on the left when traveling north.
Route 44 began as the Indian’s Northwest Path. It became the Hartford to Albany Road during the French and Indian War in order to move troops and equipment. In 1984, it became the Albany Turnpike, a toll road. 1776 House was an old home . . . Map (db m102423) HM
54Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — In Memory of Phoebe Humphrey
On Albany Turnpike (U.S. 44), on the right when traveling west.
On this site, in 1778, Phoebe Humphrey protected her home from Hessian soldiers who were part of Burgoyne’s captured army headed for Boston. Because of her bravery, she became the namesake of the Collinsville Chapter of the National Society of . . . Map (db m94480) HM
55Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Canton Soldiers Memorial
On Connecticut Route 179, on the right when traveling east.
In honor of the men of this town who have served our country in her various wars for freedom and in grateful recognition of their heroism and the sacrifice they made This tablet is erected by the Canton Soldiers Memorial . . . Map (db m103786) WM
56Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Charter Oak Offspring
On Bridge Street (Connecticut Route 179) at Bridge Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Bridge Street.
Offspring of Connecticut Original Charter Oak Troop 77 Collinsville Boy Scouts of America April 25, 1964 Map (db m92430) HM
57Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Collinsville- Railroad from both sides
On Bridge Street (Connecticut Route 179), on the right when traveling west.
From the book “Connecticut Railroads” by Turner & Jacobs. Train time at Collinsville, Connecticut on the Central New England Railway. Because the main-line track was on the outskirts of town, trains actually backed into the station. This . . . Map (db m93067) HM
58Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Collinsville, Town of CantonCentral New England Railroad
Near Dyer Avenue.
Central New England Railroad had several names but started in 1871 and ended in 1927. It ran from Hartford, Connecticut to Millerton, New York. The train came into this High Street Junction (on Dyer Avenue) from Simsbury. The passenger station was . . . Map (db m92461) HM
59Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Collinsville, Town of CantonViewing Site on the River
On River Road (Connecticut Route 179), on the left when traveling north.
Canoe Club, circa 1910- The club house was near the present-day nursery. Note: The house in back was lost in the flood of 1955 Ice on the river, Circa 1900 View of the river from the tracks, Circa 1910 Station, circa 1911, . . . Map (db m92462) HM
60Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Collinsville’s Powerhouse Station No. 3
On Torrington Avenue (Connecticut Route 179) at Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north on Torrington Avenue.
This powerhouse was built in 1935 to house a low-head, Francis-type turbine and a General Electric remote controlled generator. The turbine and generator were purchased by The Collins Company from a municipality in Lenoir, North Carolina and . . . Map (db m92548) HM
61Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Constitution Oak
On Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
Commemorating Connecticut’s 1902 Constitutional Convention Presented to Collins Co. President E.H. Sears Canton Delegate Map (db m92431) HM
62Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — The Collins Company Plow Building
On Front Street at Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Front Street.
This building was built in 1865. Here, plows were assembled, painted, labeled and stored. By 1870, the Collins Company was producing 100 plows a day. The introduction of the tractor and gasoline powered farm equipment eventually made hand . . . Map (db m93373) HM
63Connecticut (Hartford County), East Granby — East Granby
On Center Street at Memorial Drive, on the left when traveling south on Center Street.
East Granby This area, first settled in 1664, was one of four Congregational parishes in Simsbury. The Turkey Hills Ecclesiastical Society in 1786 became a section of Granby, and in 1858 was incorporated as the Town of East Granby. An unusual . . . Map (db m97408) HM
64Connecticut (Hartford County), East Granby — East Granby Roll of HonorWorld War II
On South Main Street at Memorial Drive, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street.
East   Granby Roll of Honor   World War II Aldrich, Howard E. • Alexander, George • Archambault, Lloyd L. • Barnes, George F. • Bartkus, Edward A. • Bartkus, Ernest F. • *Bartkus, Ferdinand • *Bates, William e. Jr. • Bazyk, David F. • . . . Map (db m97410) WM
65Connecticut (Hartford County), East Granby — East Granby World War Roll of Honor
Near South Main Street at Memorial Drive, on the left when traveling south.
1917   East Granby   1919 Roll of Honor     World War Christian H. Ahrens • George H. Ahrens • Rena Ahrens • Stanley Bazyk • Charles W. Bishop • Eugene Bolden • Stanley Boultrish • Steve Brozatsky • Harry Whitehead Case • Coulter M. Cook • . . . Map (db m97411) WM
66Connecticut (Hartford County), East Granby — Planted in Memory
On South Main Street at Memorial Drive, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street.
Planted in Memory of George W. Pepe and William E. West Killed in the Vietnam Conflict East Granby Jaycees and Jaycee Wives May 1973Map (db m97448) WM
67Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — East Hartford
On Main Street at Carroll Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
East Hartford This part of the lands once inhabited by the Podunk Indians saw its first permanent colonists in 1655, when Thomas Hooker and his followers came from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to found Hartford. The east side of the Connecticut River . . . Map (db m74248) HM
68Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — East Hartford Civil War Monument
On Main Street at Phelps Place, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
( north side ) Alvin Flint, Co. B. 21. Reg. C.V. Died Jan. 10, 1863. Aged 53. Alvin Flint, Jr. Co. D. 11. Reg. C.V. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Aged 17. George B. Flint, Co. B. 21. Reg. C.V. Died at Falmouth, Va. Jan. 14, 1863. . . . Map (db m74953) WM
69Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — East Hartford World War I Monument
On Main Street at Central Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
1917 ― 1918 In Honor Of The Men And Women Of East Hartford Who Answered Their Country’s Call To Service In The World War To The Dead A Tribute To The Living A Memory To Posterity A Token Of Loyalty To The Flag Of . . . Map (db m74740) WM
70Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — East Hartford World War II Monument
On Burnside Avenue (U.S. 44) at Westbrook Street, on the right when traveling east on Burnside Avenue.
Dedicated To The Memory Of Our Youth Who Gave Their Lives In World War II *  *   * “Let none forget they gave their all And faltered not when came the call” ( memorial stone behind the monument ) Dedicated to . . . Map (db m74245) WM
71Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — Historic Center Cemetery
On Main Street at Phelps Place, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Historic Center Cemetery Authorized 1709 “Center Cemetery is one of Connecticut’s most interesting and important 18th century burial grounds, and is one of the most striking examples extant of the mixing of Connecticut River Valley . . . Map (db m74928) HM
72Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — The Huguenot House
On Burnside Avenue (U.S. 44) at Westbrook Street, on the right when traveling east on Burnside Avenue.
. . . Map (db m74247) HM
73Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — Broad Brook Windsorville Melrose Veterans Memorial
On Rye Street near Old Ellington Drive, on the left when traveling south.
In Memory Of the Men and Women of Broad Brook Windsorville Melrose Who Served In The Armed Forces of the U.S.A. Erected 1959Map (db m113953) WM
74Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — East Windsor
On Scantic Road near Phelps Road, on the right when traveling south.
East Windsor Separated from Old Windsor and constituted a township on the “second Thursday of May A.D. 1768”. In this area was the Nortin Society of Old Windsor, organized in May 1752. Ferry service established by John Bissell in 1641 . . . Map (db m113964) HM
75Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — East Windsor Veterans Memorial
On Bridge Street (Connecticut Route 140) at Main Street (Connecticut Route 510), on the left when traveling west on Bridge Street.
In Tribute to Those Men and Women of This Community Who Nobly Answered Their Country’s Call by Patriotic Service In All Her Wars Beginning With The Founding of The American Colonies. Dedicated May 30, 1938 by Barry - Poulter Post No 40 . . . Map (db m114599) WM
76Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — East Windsor World War I Monument
On Rye Street near Old Ellington Drive, on the left when traveling south.
For Democacy Erected in Memory of Our Boys in the Town of East Windsor, Conn. Who, in the Time of Out Country’s Need, Willingly Laid Aside Their Duties to Enter The World War Offering Their Lives and Sacred Honor On the Altars of Our . . . Map (db m113957) WM
77Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — Site of Constitutional Oak
On Scantic Road at Phelps Road, on the left when traveling south on Scantic Road.
Site of Constitutional Oak Commemorating the Connecticut Constitutional Convention of 1902 Presented to Harold A. Middleton East Windsor Delegate Erected by East Windsor Historical Society 1966Map (db m113970) HM
78Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — Spirit of Unity Time Capsule
On Rye Street at Old Ellington Drive, on the left when traveling south on Rye Street.
Spirit of Unity Time Capsule To be Opened June 10, 2092 Dedicated June 10, 1992 To the People of East Windsor, South Windsor and Ellington Who united in purpose on June 10, 1991 to oppose the siting of a radioactive dump in order to . . . Map (db m113960) HM
79Connecticut (Hartford County), Elmwood — Berry-Rosenblatt US Army Reserve Center
Near Quaker Lane South at Carol Road, on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated in honored memory of Pfc Harold J Barry, Jr Died of Wounds Suffered in Philippine Islands 20 March 1945 1st LT Charles A Rosenblatt Died of Wounds Suffered in Germany 25 November 1944Map (db m66285) HM WM
80Connecticut (Hartford County), Elmwood — Burgoyne Elms
On Quaker Lane South at New Britain Avenue (Connecticut Route 173), on the right when traveling south on Quaker Lane South.
A group of elm trees formerly stood in a small triangle in the intersection of Quaker Lane South and New Britain Avenue, the old south road to Farmington. Ebenezer Faxon and other residents in southern West Hartford planted the elm saplings to . . . Map (db m66286) HM WM
81Connecticut (Hartford County), Elmwood — Burgoyne RestDedicated June 1, 1961
On New Britain Avenue.
Through the dedicated efforts of the Elmwood Business Associates and the West Hartford Lions Club, this park was established where the great stand of elms, from which Elmwood took its name, once grew. They were planted to commemorate the victory of . . . Map (db m66287) HM WM
82Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield
On Enfield Street (U.S. 5) at S. Road, on the left when traveling north on Enfield Street.
Enfield Settled 1680 Established as the township of Enfield, 1683, this area was part of the Springfield Plantation granted to William Pynchon and others by the Massachusetts General Court. Springfield was settled in 1636, but no effectual grants . . . Map (db m113909) HM
83Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield Monument to Veterans
On Enfield Street at N. Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Enfield Street.
This Space is Dedicated to The Veterans of Our Community Who Served The Nation In Time of Danger This We’ll Defend · Semper Fidelis · Don’t Tread On Me · Aim High Fly-Fight-Win · Semper Paratus · Acta Non Verba Some Are With Us Still Many . . . Map (db m113880) WM
84Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield Soldiers Monument
On Church Street at N. Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Church Street.
In Memory Of the Men of Enfield Who On Land and Sea Periled Their Lives For Union And Liberty, 1861-1865. Erected by The Town of Enfield A.D. 1885. ( east face ) Roll of Honor Killed in Battle Maj. Theo. H. Rockwood · . . . Map (db m113882) WM
85Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield Veterans Monument
On Enfield Street near N. Main Street, on the left when traveling south.
This Memorial Erected In Honor Of The Men and Women of This Community Who Served Their Country In the Armed Forces Preserving Our Freedom And Our Way Of Life To The Memory Of Those Who Served In The Global War On Terror Those Who Paid . . . Map (db m113858) WM
86Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield World War II Honor Roll
On Enfield Street at N. Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Enfield Street.
Enfield, Connecticut World War II Honor Roll ( 2,246 names are inscibed. These have stars next to their name, indicating that they gave their lives. ) Arrowsmith, John W. Jr. · August, Kenneth E. · Austin, David T. · Bannon, Edmund . . . Map (db m113928) WM
87Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — First Church in Enfield
On Enfield Street at Spier Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Enfield Street.
Near this site the first church building in Enfield was erected by pioneer settlers in 1684. Placed by Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter, D.A.R. 1680     1930Map (db m113886) HM
88Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Founders of Enfield
On Enfield Street at Spier Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Enfield Street.
To Honor the Memory of the Founders of the Town of Enfield. Who led by John Pease, Jr. and his Brother Robert made the First Settlement in 1680. Placed by Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter, D.A.R. 1680     1930Map (db m113885) HM
89Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Hazardville Veterans Monument
On Hazard Avenue (Connecticut Route 190) at North Street, on the right when traveling west on Hazard Avenue.
This Memorial Erected In Honor of the Men and Women Of Hazardville, Who Served Their Country in The Armed Forces Preserving Our Freedom and Our Way of Life During World War IIMap (db m113855) WM
90Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Old Town Hall of Enfield
On Enfield Street (U.S. 5) at S. Road, on the right when traveling south on Enfield Street.
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m113924) HM
91Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — SFC Lawrence A. Dufraine
On Hazard Avenue (Connecticut Route 190) at North Street, on the right when traveling west on Hazard Avenue.
This Flagpole Erected In Memory Of SFC Lawrence A. Dufraine May 27, 1968 — Aug. 1, 2004 Dedicated May 27, 2006 By His Family and FriendsMap (db m113857) WM
92Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — The Hazardville Institute
On Hazard Avenue (Connecticut Route 190) at S. Maple Street, on the right when traveling east on Hazard Avenue.
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93Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Thomas Abbey
On Enfield Street (U.S. 5) at S. Road, on the left when traveling south on Enfield Street.
Thomas Abbey Born April 11, 1731.     Died June 3, 1811. A soldier in the French and Indian Wars. Took part in the capture of Fort Ticonderoga, 1758, and the conquest of Canada, 1761. Corporal First Regiment, Connecticut Troops, May 25 to . . . Map (db m113925) HM WM
94Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — "American Board"
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) at Maple Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
Here Was Founded the "American Board" 1810 Oldest U. S. Society For Foreign MissionsMap (db m33014) HM
95Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) at Maple Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions Here, on September 5, 1810, in the parsonage of the Reverend Noah Porter, minister of the Congregational Church of Farmington, Connecticut, the American Board Of Commissioners for . . . Map (db m33015) HM
96Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Canal Aqueduct
On Waterville Road at Aqueduct Lane, on the right when traveling south on Waterville Road.
Canal Aqueduct The Farmington Canal Crossed the River By This Bridge 1828 - 1847Map (db m33016) HM
97Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Canal Junction
Near Town Farm Road.
The Unionville Feeder Canal joined the Farmington Canal here, providing the water from Granby to New Haven. You are standing on the “Long Level”, 26 miles without a lock. 1828-1847.Map (db m92153) HM
98Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington
On Montieth Drive at Farmington Avenue (Connecticut Route 4), on the right when traveling east on Montieth Drive.
[ front ] Farmington On January 16, 1640 the Connecticut General Court empowered a committee to "view those parts by Vnxus Sepus wch may be suitable" for settlement. Soon afterward a small group of families traveled nine miles westward . . . Map (db m33066) HM
99Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) at Carrington Lane, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Farmington Laid Out 1640 As Tunxis Plantation A Trading Center Of Frontier AreaMap (db m34239) HM
100Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington and the Freedom Trail
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) at School Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Known in the 1800’s as “the hub” of Connecticut’s Underground Railroad, Farmington was home to an active group of prominent and outspoken abolitionists, several of whom were involved in state, national and international anti-slavery . . . Map (db m95984) HM

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