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Historical Markers and War Memorials in New Haven County, Connecticut

 
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1Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — American Liberty Elm
On Elm Street (Connecticut Route 243) at Platt Street, on the right when traveling north on Elm Street.
American Liberty Elm Dedicated by the Derby Historical Society July 10, 2002 on the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of General David Humphreys 1752 – 1818 Sponsored by The City of Ansonia Map (db m25567) HM
2Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Anna Sewell Memorial Fountain
On South Cliff Street at Cottage Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Cliff Street.
. . . Map (db m25543) HM
3Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Ansonia
On Elm Street (Connecticut Route 243) at Platt Street, on the right when traveling north on Elm Street.
Here the first settlers came in 1654 and established a settlement called Uptown Derby. It is now part of the City of Ansonia, incorporated in 1889. South of this green is the home of General David Humphreys who, as aide-de-camp to General George . . . Map (db m25564) HM
4Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Ansonia Veterans Memorial
On Main Street at Water Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
. . . Map (db m25405) WM
5Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Ansonia Veterans Monument
On Main Street at Water Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
[ Center Panel ] Lest We Forget This memorial is dedicated by the grateful citizens of the City of Ansonia to preserve and honor the memory of all those brave men and women who served our country so selflessly in time of conflict. . . . Map (db m25537) WM
6Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Ansonia Volunteer Firemen’s Monument
On Main Street at Water Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
. . . Map (db m25406) HM
7Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Birthplace of David Humphreys
On Elm Street (Connecticut Route 243) 0.1 miles south of Thomas Street, on the left when traveling south.
Birthplace of David Humphreys 1752 – 1818, Soldier, Poet, Diplomat, Industrial Pioneer Map (db m25563) HM
8Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Charter Oak Seedling
On Main Street at Water Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
In observance of the U.S. Bicentennial, Elizabeth Clarke Hull Chapter NSDAR marks the site of a Charter Oak seedling given to the City of Ansonia Oct. 27, 1966, by former Mayor Frank P. Fitzpatrick May 15, 1976Map (db m25407) HM
9Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Elm Street School Veterans Memorial
On Elm Street (Route 243) at Platt Street, on the right when traveling north on Elm Street.
[Marker Front]: To The Memory Of These Pupils of The Elm Street School Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice For Their Country During The World War This Monument Is Dedicated William F. Bresnahan 18th. Inf. 1st. Div, . . . Map (db m25566) HM
10Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — In Memory of Warren J. Carver
Near Main Street at Water Street, on the right when traveling north.
. . . Map (db m25539) HM
11Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Pork Hollow
On Wakelee Avenue at Pork Hollow Street, on the right when traveling north on Wakelee Avenue.
Pork Hollow. Near this spot where hidden military stores belonging to the army of the Revolution during Tryon’s raid through Connecticut.Map (db m29526) HM
12Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Soldiers Monument
Near Wakelee Avenue at Mary Street, on the left when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m26306) HM
13Connecticut (New Haven County), Beacon Falls — Beacon Falls
On Maple Avenue near Burton Road, on the left when traveling east.
The lands of Beacon Falls first appear in history when Milford was settled in 1639. Northern boundary of Milford was Beacon Hill Brook, separating the hunting grounds of the Paugasuck and Tunxis Indians. In 1675 the land became part of Derby. . . . Map (db m21932) HM
14Connecticut (New Haven County), Beacon Falls — Beacon Falls Veterans Monument
On Maple Avenue near Burton Road, on the right when traveling north.
In Grateful Tribute to the Men and Women of Beacon Falls Who Served In the Armed Forces During National Crises Map (db m21978) WM
15Connecticut (New Haven County), Bethany — Bethany
On Peck Road 0.2 miles west of Amity Road (Connecticut Route 63), on the right when traveling west.
In 1738 Amity Parish in New Haven and Milford, including most of present-day Woodbridge and Bethany, was incorporated by the General Assembly of Connecticut Colony. The earliest schoolhouse was built in 1750 in the northern half of Amity Parish. It . . . Map (db m22566) HM
16Connecticut (New Haven County), Bethany — Bethany Veterans Monument
On Peck Road at Amity Road (Connecticut Route 63), on the right when traveling west on Peck Road.
To the Memory of Those Citizens of Bethany Who Left Home With the Armed Forces In Defense of This Nation Erected by Beletzky - Hoppe VFW Post 2448Map (db m22567) WM
17Connecticut (New Haven County), Bethany — Bethany Veterans Wall Of Honor
Near Beacon Road (Connecticut Route 42) 1 mile east of Dolly Drive, on the right when traveling east.
[ left panel ] Harold Durley USMC 1961 – 1964 • George D Vaill Sr USN WWII • Timothy L Vaill USN Vietnam • George D Vaill Jr. USAF Vietnam • Ernest Russell USA Korea • Harold E Lineweber USA Korea • Marcel J Lamy USA Korea • George P . . . Map (db m152578) HM
18Connecticut (New Haven County), Branford — Branford
On Main Street at Town Hall Drive, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Branford In 1638 the New Haven Colony traded "eleven coats of trucking cloth and one coat of English cloth made in the English fashion" to the Mattabesec Indians for land known as Totokett (Tidal River). The First permanent settlement was . . . Map (db m35588) HM
19Connecticut (New Haven County), Branford — Branford Soldiers Monument
On Main Street at Town Hall Drive, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Branford To Her Brave Sons Who Fought In The War Of The Rebellion 1861 – 1865 One Country – One Flag GAR 1885 [ battle names inscribed on the column ] Antietam • Fredericksburg • Shiloh • Gettysburg • Vicksburg . . . Map (db m35645) HM
20Connecticut (New Haven County), Branford — Branford Veterans Memorial
On Main Street near Town Hall Drive, on the right when traveling north.
In Memory of Those Who Served Those Who Were Disabled In Service And Those Who Gave Their Lives In World War II and the Korean Conflict VietnamMap (db m35587) WM
21Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — "Stepping Stone"
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) at Wallingford Road, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street.
This old stone was brought from the center of Prospect early in 1899 by a group of Cheshire young men to serve as a “Stepping Stone” for those attending the church which then stood on the east edge of the present green.Map (db m48429) HM
22Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Cheshire
On Church Drive at South Main Street (Connecticut Route 10), on the left when traveling north on Church Drive.
Settled in 1695 as Wallingford “West Farms”, this area obtained status as the village of New Cheshire in 1723. It was incorporated as a town in 1780. Cheshire became famous for its agricultural productivity and light manufacturing. . . . Map (db m22371) HM
23Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Cheshire Civil War Monument
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) at Wallingford Road, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
[South face] Lincoln [North face] Foote [ Admiral Andrew Hull Foote ] [East plaque] Erected to The Memory of Those Who Enlisted From The Town of Cheshire in The Civil War 1861 – 1865 Capt. Timothy Guilford Lieut. . . . Map (db m22380) HM
24Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Cheshire Revolutionary War Monument
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) at Wallingford Road, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street.
. . . Map (db m22404) HM
25Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Cheshire World War I Monument
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) at Wallingford Road, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street.
On This Tablet Are Inscribed The Honored Names Of the Men of Cheshire Who Went Forth To Fight in the Great War For Humanity and Justice 1917 – 1919 Wilbur W. Adkins • Richard H. Atwood • Earle W. Barnes • George S. Barton • William H. . . . Map (db m22403) HM
26Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — First Church Of Cheshire
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) at Wallingford Road, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
The First Church Of Cheshire Congregational Second Meeting House On This Site 1737 --- 1826 Marker Placed May 1991Map (db m22382) HM
27Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Lock 12 — Farmington Canal
Near North Brooksvale Road at Danard Place, on the left when traveling west.
In the early 1800's, the Farmington Canal was built between Northampton and New haven; Irish immigrants dug the canal by hand. The Canal locks controlled the flow of the water to compensate for the slope of the land. Farmers living nearby would . . . Map (db m27567) HM
28Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — The Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom”
Near South Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) 0.1 miles south of Chipman Drive, on the left when traveling south.
The Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom” Dedicated May 26, 1996 Alfred C. Adinolfi, U.S. Air Force, Chairman and Town Councilman S. Kenneth Baril, U.S. Army • Harold Mosher, U.S. Army • John White, U.S. Navy • Henry E. . . . Map (db m22456) HM
29Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 110) at Wallingford Road, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street.
Honoring Our Veterans 1754 French and Indian War 1763 Reuben Hitchcock • Edward Parker • Ephraim Parker 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 Asa Bellamy • Justus Bellamy • Reuben Bellamy • Silas Bellamy • Asa Bronson • Elisha Cowles • Amos Parker . . . Map (db m22406) WM
30Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Birmingham Iron Foundry Veterans Memorial
On Main Street at Water Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
[ Right tablet ] Roll of Honor Employees Of Birmingham Iron Foundry Who Served Their Country In the World War 1917 – 1919 Dominick Ferrazzoli • J. Kanconvitch • August Romagnoli • Theodore V. Busk • Joseph . . . Map (db m25608) HM
31Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Derby
On Derby Avenue (Connecticut Route 115) at Academy Hill Road, on the left when traveling south on Derby Avenue.
[Marker front]: Birthplace of two distinguished wartime heroes General David Humphreys, aide-de-camp to General George Washington, accepted the British colors at the surrender at Yorktown, Virginia. Friend of both Washington and . . . Map (db m25568) HM
32Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Derby and Huntington Civil War Memorial
On Elizabeth Street at 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on Elizabeth Street.
[ West Face ] In Memory of The Men of Derby and Huntington Who Fell In the Service of Their Country In The War of the Rebellion 1861 – 1865 As Defenders of Liberty And Nationality Gettysburg [ South . . . Map (db m25384) HM
33Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Derby Firemen’s Memorial
On Elizabeth Street at 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on Elizabeth Street.
Memorial to Derby Firemen Dedicated 1974 [ Northwest Facet ] Hotchkiss Hose Co. 1 Org. 1837 [ Southwest Facet ] Storm Engine Co. 2 Org. 1851 [ Northeast Facet ] East End Hose Co. 3 Org. 1950 . . . Map (db m25402) HM
34Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Derby Korea – Vietnam Memorial
On Elizabeth Street at 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on Elizabeth Street.
Dedicated to Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice and Advanced the American Ideals of Liberty and the Brotherhood of Man Korea James Ellingwood Towle 1st Lt. U.S.A.F. Vietnam Norman Edward Dawson Jr. P.F.C. U.S.M.C. • George Albert Kurtyka . . . Map (db m25404) WM
35Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Derby Veterans Monument
On Elizabeth Street at 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on Elizabeth Street.
[ West Face ] Dedicated To The Memory Veterans Derby, Conn. World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam [ Northwest Face ] Always Faithful [ Southwest Face ] This We’ll Defend [ Northeast . . . Map (db m25386) WM
36Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Ye Ancient Common
On Derby Avenue (Connecticut Route 115) at Academy Hill Road, on the left when traveling south on Derby Avenue.
Ye Ancient Common of the Founders of Derby 1654 – 1904 Erected by Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America Map (db m25607) HM
37Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — Bronze Bell
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) at High Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Bronze Bell Presented to the Town of East Haven Commemorating American Bicentennial 1776 – 1976 By the Exchange Club of East Haven It Served the Christ Church Congregation From 1848 to 1964 Also Presented By East Haven . . . Map (db m35583) HM
38Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — East Haven
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) at Chidsey Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
This area, purchased by the Reverend John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton in 1638, was later known as East Farms. It was obtained from Indian sachems Momaugin and Mantowese. In 1639 Thomas Gregson, the first landowner, purchased Solitary Cove, . . . Map (db m35312) HM
39Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — East Haven Charter Day
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) at High Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Town of East Haven Connecticut This flagpole was dedicated to the residents of the Town of East Haven on Charter Day May 10, 1985 in observance of the 200th Anniversary of the Town Incorporation and granting of its Charter. Mayor . . . Map (db m35582) HM
40Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — East Haven Veterans Memorial
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) at Hemingway Avenue (Connecticut Route 142), on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
This Tribute To The Worth of Her Sons Who Have By Land and Sea Offered Their Lives In Defense of Their Country Is Erected by The Citizens of East Haven Dedicated 1911 Rededicated 1990 By East Haven Historical Society and Economic . . . Map (db m35557) HM
41Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — East Haven Veterans Monument
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) at Hemingway Avenue (Connecticut Route 142), on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Keep Forever Living The Freedos For Which They Served Let None Forget They Gave Their All And Faltered Not When Came The Call Erected By East Haven Town Green Restoration Committee American Legion Post 89 American Legion . . . Map (db m35555) WM
42Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — East Haven World War II Memorial
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) at Hemingway Avenue (Connecticut Route 142), on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
1941     1945 East Haven World War II Memorial In Loving Memory of Our Sons Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice Sisto A. Aldieri • Frederic N. Burdette • John E. Cox • Thomas N. Fenney • Joseph Ferraiolo • Richard J. Fox • Kenneth H. Hall • . . . Map (db m35552) HM
43Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — East Haven World War Memorial
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) at Hemingway Avenue (Connecticut Route 142), on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
East Haven World War Memorial Not In Vain They Served 1917 1918 These Gave Their Lives Harry R. Bartlett Cortland V. Birdsell William Corcoran John B. Healey John LiedkeMap (db m35556) HM
44Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — Marquis de Lafayette Encampment
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) at Park Place, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Marquis de Lafayette 1757   1834 General in the Continental Army Camped Here With 2800 Troops Enroute to Rhode Island July 26 and 27, 1778 dedicated here by CT Society Sons of the American Revolution General David Humphries Branch . . . Map (db m35581) HM
45Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — Old Stone Meeting House
On High Street at Main Street (Connecticut Route 100), on the right when traveling north on High Street.
1774   Old Stone Meeting House   1974 George Landcraft – Designer Oldest Stone Meeting House in New England 1711 founding of church – Jacob Hemingway first student of Yale, first pastor of church. 1772 started construction. 1774 . . . Map (db m35584) HM
46Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — Site of the Theodore Roosevelt Oak
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) at Hemingway Avenue (Connecticut Route 142), on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
This is the Site Of The Theodore Roosevelt Oak Given by The President of The United States To the Town of East Haven On May 1, 1908 Erected by The East Haven Women's Club 1965Map (db m35580) HM
47Connecticut (New Haven County), Fair Haven — The Connecticut Twenty-Ninth Colored Regiment, C. V. Infantry
On Chapel Street west of James Street, on the right when traveling east.
[Center obelisk, west face:] Bronze relief depicting soldiers in battle beneath the regimental colors of the "29th Reg't Connecticut Volunteers - QUI TRANSTULIT SUSTINE." Battle Engagements New Market Road - October 13, 1864 . . . Map (db m23085) HM
48Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Andrew Leete Home Site
On Broad Street at Whitfield Street, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street.
1643 • 1702 On this site lived Andrew Leete, principal preserver of the Charter of Conn. from usurper Sir Edmund Andross, 1687, member of the Conn. General Court granting charter to Yale College 1701Map (db m57125) HM
49Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford
On Park Street at Boston Street, on the left when traveling north on Park Street.
Guilford This town, the seventh oldest in Connecticut, was founded in 1639 by an oppressed but optimistic band of English Puritans. Henry Whitfield, a minister in Ockley, near London, was the moving spirit behind their emigration. About forty of . . . Map (db m57225) HM
50Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford Granite
On Park Street at Boston Street, on the right when traveling north on Park Street.
In Recognition of Guilford’s Contribution Of Granite to the Base Of the Statue of Liberty 1886 – 1986 Dedicated June 28, 1986Map (db m57226) HM
51Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford Korean War Monument
On Park Street at Broad Street, on the right when traveling south on Park Street.
In Memory Of The Members Of The United States Armed Forces Who Served In The Korean War June 25, 1950 July 27, 1953 “Freedom Is Not Free”Map (db m57126) WM
52Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford Revolutionary War Memorial
On Park Street at Broad Street, on the right when traveling south on Park Street.
In Memory Of All The Revolutionary Soldiers Of Guilford, Connecticut. Placed By Agnes Dickinson Lee Chapter Daughters Of The American Revolution 1940Map (db m57224) HM
53Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford Soldier's Monument
On Whitfield Street at Boston Street, on the right when traveling north on Whitfield Street.
In Memory Of The Men Of Guilford Who Fell And In Honor Of Those Who Served The Grateful Town Erects This Monument. That Their Example May Spread To Coming Generations Uriah N. Parmelee   1st Cav • Henry B. Bullard   1st Lt Bat • . . . Map (db m56941) HM
54Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford Spanish-American War Monument
On Park Street at Boston Street, on the right when traveling south on Park Street.
. . . Map (db m57418) HM
55Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford Vietnam Memorial
On Whitfield Street at Broad Street, on the right when traveling north on Whitfield Street.
Vietnam Each peaceful dawn in this place we are reminded of these men who died for their country Stephen J. Brennan P.F.C. Ara. Crosby Jr. W.O. Frederick W. Dauten Jr. Maj. Dedicated May 28, 1984 Town of Guilford Conn. God . . . Map (db m57124) HM
56Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford World War I Monument
On Boston Street at Park Street, on the right when traveling west on Boston Street.
1917   1918 In Honor of Our Men and Women Who Served in the World War John R. Alcorn • Murrie Alcorn • Elmer Anderson • Elmore Ashman • Frank E. Barlow • David B. Beattie • John B. Beattie • Clyde G. Beckwith • Henry S. Beers • George V. Bishop . . . Map (db m57123) HM
57Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford World War II Monument
On Boston Street at Park Street, on the right when traveling west on Boston Street.
World War II 1941 – 1945 John C. Rebuzzini, W.T. 1st C. U.S.N. • Edward A. Norton, Pvt. U.S.A. • Donald C. Rood, P.F.C. U.S.A. • Pascoe C. Deaton, 1st Lt. U.S.A.A.F. • Leroy W. Scranton, Jr. MM. 3rd C. U.S.N. • Nicholas J. Gervasoni, T. . . . Map (db m57420) HM
58Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Nathaniel Elliot Home — 1755
On Whitfield Street 0.1 miles south of Water Street, on the right when traveling south.
Home of Nathaniel Elliot nephew of the Reverend Jared Elliot 1685-1763, Yale 1706 physician, botanist, agriculturist – friend of Benjamin FranklinMap (db m57422) HM
59Connecticut (New Haven County), Hamden — A. Frederick Oberlin Bridge
On Whitney Avenue at Armory Street, on the right when traveling north on Whitney Avenue.
. . . Map (db m28747) HM
60Connecticut (New Haven County), Hamden — Campanile and Carillon
On Whitney Avenue at Dixwell Avenue (Connecticut Route 10), on the left when traveling south on Whitney Avenue.
The Town of Hamden gratefully accepts the donation of the Campanile and the electronic Carillon by the children of Philip Paolella in honor of Ciro Paolella, founder and president of the Plasticrete Corporation. Born in Italy, . . . Map (db m28699) HM
61Connecticut (New Haven County), Hamden — Eli Whitney — 1765 - 1825 — Inventor of the Cotton Gin —
On Whitney Avenue at Armory Street, on the right when traveling north on Whitney Avenue.
On this site in 1798, Eli Whitney established the first manufactory for the production of fire arms in the United States. Here he invented and used the uniformity system of manufacture now adopted throughout the world.Map (db m28744) HM
62Connecticut (New Haven County), Hamden — Eli Whitney Armory
On Whitney Avenue at Armory Street, on the right when traveling north on Whitney Avenue.
ASM International The Materials Information Society Has Designated The Eli Whitney Armory An Historical Landmark "On this site between 1798 and 1825, Eli Whitney built the first significant independent American armory. The development of . . . Map (db m28750) HM
63Connecticut (New Haven County), Hamden — Hamden
On Dixwell Avenue (Connecticut Route 10) at Whitney Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Dixwell Avenue.
Hamden Incorporated in 1786, this town was originally part of New Haven and was named for John Hampden, noted English statesman. In 1798, at the foot of Lake Whitney, Eli Whitney pioneered in the use of interchangeable parts in the manufacture of . . . Map (db m28696) HM
64Connecticut (New Haven County), Hamden — Hamden Veterans Memorial
On Dixwell Avenue (Connecticut Route 10) at Sanford Street, on the left when traveling south on Dixwell Avenue.
[ approximately 7, 130 names are listed on the ten plaques, front, back and ends ]Map (db m28701) WM
65Connecticut (New Haven County), Hamden — The Freedom Tree
On Dixwell Avenue (Connecticut Route 10) at Whitney Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Dixwell Avenue.
The Freedom Tree With The Vision of Universal Freedom For All Mankind This Tree Is Dedicated By The Citizens of Hamden To All Prisoners Of War And Missing In Action 1972Map (db m28698) HM
66Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Captain Frederick Lee — 1776-1831 — Citizen of Madison and Hero of War of 1812 —
On Meeting House Lane just west of Island Avenue.
Commissioned in 1809 by U.S. President Madison, Frederick Lee served in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service until 1829, providing security for the New Haven port and protection of American Ships on Long Island Sound. On October 10, 1814, while the East . . . Map (db m66474) HM WM
67Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Dianne Bullis Snyder Memorial
On Meeting House Lane just west of Island Avenue.
In memory for the life of Dianne Bullis Snyder, Flight Attendant American Airlines Flight 11, Sept 11, 2001-February 12, 1959-September 11, 2001.To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die.Map (db m66473) HM
68Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Frederick W. Lee, Esq — Patriot-Statesman
On Meeting House Lane.
Born April 3, 1766 Married Anna Fowler Captain Lee’s Portrait-painted by General Kosciusko 1797 Captain of U.S. Revenue Cutter “Eagle” War 1812 Lee Academy built 1821 Hosted Marquis De Lafayette 1824 Named our town ‘Madison’ 1826 First . . . Map (db m66476) HM
69Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — James Madison Memorial — 1751-1836
On Meeting House Lane just west of Island Avenue.
Fourth President of the United States-Father of the Constitution-Author of the Bill of Rights-Madison Connecticut Incorporated 1826Map (db m66472) HM
70Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Lee's Academy — 1821
On Meeting House Lane.
Founded by Captain Frederick Lee and other pillars of the community as a privately funded co-educational institution for higher education, Lee’s Academy provided students with a level of instruction beyond the basic rudimentary subjects available in . . . Map (db m66475) HM
71Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Madison — State of Connecticut
On Boston Post Road just east of Island Avenue.
This area, formerly part of Guilford and known as East Guilford, was first settled about 1650 on land bought from the Nehantic and Mohegan Indians in 1641. With population increasing, settlers here sought separate parishes and the Society of East . . . Map (db m66459) HM
72Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Memorial to World War II, Korea, and Vietnam Veterans
On Boston Post Road just from Island Avenue.
The people of the town of Madison dedicated this memorial to its citizens who answered their nation's call to arms. Their sacrifice helped keep his nation free with special affection we honor those who gave their lives that we all may live in . . . Map (db m66470) WM
73Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Monument to the Citizens of Madison
On Boston Post Road just from Island Avenue.
This monument is dedicated to the citizens of Madison who have served our nation in the Armed Services since 1975. Their dedication to service in numerous conflicts, campaigns, and operations continues to protect our liberty, freedom and way of . . . Map (db m66461) WM
74Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Patriots of Madison — 1776-1783
On Boston Post Road just west of Island Avenue.
Erected in memory of all patriots of Madison (then east Guilford) who served in the War of Independence that this nation might be free.Map (db m66460) HM WM
75Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — World War I Memorial — 1917-1919
On Boston Post Road just west of Island Avenue.
Erected to honor those of Madison, Conn. who answered their country's call and gave their services for the great cause of libertyMap (db m66471) WM
76Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — 201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps
On Broad Street at Charles Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
1775 — 1976 This Monument Is Placed On This Green By The Members Of The Silver City Detachment Marine Corps League Of Meriden In The Year 1976, To Honor All U. S. Marines On The 201st Anniversary Of The Marine Corps . . . Map (db m27290) HM
77Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Abraham Lincoln
On East Main Street at Catlin Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
Abraham Lincoln in search of the nomination for the presidence addressed a ralley in the Town Hall of Meriden - March 7, 1860 " – and that government of the people, by the people and for the people, shall not perish from the earth." . . . Map (db m27288) HM WM
78Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Ancient Burial Ground — Meriden School For Boys
Near Lewis Avenue 0.1 miles north of Interstate 691, on the right when traveling north.
The 30 to 40 boys buried on this site were forgotten children of their time. Delinquent, orphaned or abandoned they came to live at the Connecticut School for Boys, a reform school that occupied these grounds from the early 1800s until 1973. The . . . Map (db m26508) HM
79Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Castle Craig
Near West Main Street at Hubbard Park Drive, on the right when traveling west.
Castle Craig Dedicated october 29, 1900 Castle Craig Tower stands 32 feet high on 976 foot East Peak in Meriden's Olmstead designed Hubbard Park. It has the distinction of being the highest point within 25 miles of the coast from Maine to . . . Map (db m33628) HM
80Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Center Congregational Church
On Broad Street at East Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Broad Street.
Center Congregational Church The Oldest Meeting House In Meriden, Conn. Dedicated June 16, 1831 Map (db m26638) HM
81Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — City of Meriden's World War I Roll of Honor
On Broad Street at East Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
[ west side left panel ] Abel, Arnold T. • Abrams, Charles E. • Adams, Armand E. • Adams, Harry P. • Adams, Joseph • Adaszkiewicz, Ignatius • Affeldt, Albert A. • Affeldt, John E. • Affeldt, Joseph M. • Aichler, Stanley J. • Alderman, . . . Map (db m27285) HM
82Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Connecticut Police Memorial
Near Preston Avenue 0.1 miles north of Clearfield Drive, on the right when traveling north.
[ inscribed on the obelisk in the center of the pavilion ] Dedicated To Those Who Have Made The Supreme Sacrifice Off. Milton Hodder   Hamden   04/22/1943 Tpr./Trn. Stanley C. Heilberg   C.S.P.   06/01/1929 Lt. Paul J. . . . Map (db m26504) HM
83Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Count Casimir Pulaski
On Broad Street at Charles Street, in the median on Broad Street.
[Plaque on the south side]: Count Casimir Pulaski “Father of the American Cavalry” Born in Poland 1747; came to America 1777, entering as a volunteer; distinguished himself at Battle of Brandywine, promoted to the Rank . . . Map (db m26589) HM
84Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Cristoforo Colombo
On East Main Street at Catlin Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
Cristoforo Colombo 1492   500   1992 “In search for a better tomorrow, we must discover today.” Presented to the people of Meriden, Connecticut by Unison Club October 12th, . . . Map (db m26640)
85Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — First Baptist Church
On Broad Street at East Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Broad Street.
First Baptist Church Organized Oct. 7, 1786 This Building Erected 1848Map (db m27566) HM
86Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — First Masonic Lodge in Meriden
On Broad Street at Charles Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
Near This Site Meridian Lodge No. 77 A. F. & A. M. Was Instituted As The First Masonic Lodge In Meriden On Jan. 1, 1851 Map (db m26597) HM
87Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Gold Star Association Memorial
On Broad Street at Charles Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
. . . Map (db m26635) HM
88Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Hubbard Park
Near West Main Street at Notch Road, on the right when traveling west.
Hubbard Park was a gift to the City of Meriden from industrialist and philanthropist Walter Hubbard in 1901. Consulting with landscape architect John Olmstead, son of Frederick law Olmstead, designer of New York's Central Park, Mr. Hubbard relied . . . Map (db m33632) HM
89Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Meriden / Lexington Alarm
On Broad Street at Charles Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
[Marker front]: 1661 – Meriden area first settled when Jonathan Gilbert is granted land by Connecticut Colony and employs Edward Higbee to operate an inn. 1670 – Greater part of present-day Meriden lands placed under . . . Map (db m26594) HM
90Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Meriden Korea – Vietnam Memorial
On Broad Street at Charles Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
In memory of the citizens of Meriden who answered their country’s call Vietnam 1961 – 1975 Earl Bauchmann • Michael Chmura • Albert Christy • Wayne Cyr • Louis Dagle • Richard Hensley • Edward Jurek • Frank . . . Map (db m26598) WM
91Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Meriden Soldiers Memorial
On East Main Street at Catlin Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
To The Memory Of Our Fellow Citizens Who Died In Defense of the Government. 1861 – 65 Erected     1873 [ battle names on the column ] Antietam • Gettysburg • Vicksburg • Fort Fisher • Appomattox • Atlanta • New Berne • . . . Map (db m27336) HM
92Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Meriden Spanish American War Memorial
On Broad Street at Charles Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
This memorial presented by the City of Meriden to the veterans of the Spanish American War Company L., First Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry. Bowen, Charles B. • Jones, Delbert R. • Keeney, Raymond G. • Abel, Alfred A. • Abel, Arthur A. . . . Map (db m26601) HM
93Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Meriden World War I Memorial
On Broad Street at East Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
Dedicated To The Memory of Those From Meriden Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice In the Service Of Their Country During The World War 1917 ––– 1918 [ Soldiers’ names are listed on the central column . . . Map (db m26637) HM
94Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Meriden’s Traffic Tower
On Hanover Street at Perkins Street, on the right when traveling east on Hanover Street.
Meriden’s Traffic Tower Erected on September 21, 1925, Meriden’s Traffic Tower was an innovative traffic control device designed to provide safe travel for the vehicles and pedestrians of the growing city. The unique character of the tower . . . Map (db m26642) HM
95Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Red Bridge
On Oregon Road at River Road (Connecticut Route 70), on the right when traveling south on Oregon Road.
Length 78 feet – width 16 feet Listed on the Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service Erected in 1891 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company Red Bridge is of lenticular pony truss . . . Map (db m26587) HM
96Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — The Patriots
On Broad Street at Olive Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
The Patriots whose names this tablet bears and whose remains rest in this burial ground assisted in establishing American independence by their wervice in the War of the American Revolution Archelaus Allen • Stephen Atwater • James . . . Map (db m26588) HM
97Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
On East Main Street at Catlin Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
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. MaineMap (db m27286) HM
98Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — World War II Roll of Honor
On Broad Street at East Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street.
City of Meriden World War II Roll of Honor [ The memorial consists of twelve bronze tablets. 5,280 names are listed. A small plaque labeled “Omissions” lists 102 additional names. ] [ The 144 names listed below . . . Map (db m26913) HM
99Connecticut (New Haven County), Middlebury — Bissel's Store, Middlebury Station — Town of Middlebury Greenway 2005 —
On Whittemore Road (Connecticut Route 188) at Store Road, on the left when traveling west on Whittemore Road.
At the site of Perrotti's West Street Pizza & Pub the trolley passed under Route 188 and then was moved from its original site at Westover School in 1908. The Bissell Store became the Ferrante and Delaney Store and was destroyed by fire in 1940. . . . Map (db m29487) HM
100Connecticut (New Haven County), Middlebury — Julius and Augusta Bronson Farm — Town of Middlebury Greenway 2005 —
On North Street at Middlebury Road (Connecticut Route 64), on the left when traveling north on North Street.
This old house was once part of the Julius and Augusta Bronson Farm. The family of Samuel and Sarah Fenn owned it from 1887 to 1923. This house was purchased by the Blick Family in 1936 and the Middlebury Garage was established in 1937. The house . . . Map (db m29491) HM

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