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Historical Markers and War Memorials in New London County, Connecticut

 
Clickable Map of New London County, Connecticut and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg New London County, CT (239) Hartford County, CT (432) Middlesex County, CT (112) Tolland County, CT (103) Windham County, CT (77) Suffolk County, NY (406) Kent County, RI (15) Washington County, RI (45)  NewLondonCounty(239) New London County (239)  HartfordCounty(432) Hartford County (432)  MiddlesexCounty(112) Middlesex County (112)  TollandCounty(103) Tolland County (103)  WindhamCounty(77) Windham County (77)  SuffolkCountyNew York(406) Suffolk County (406)  KentCountyRhode Island(15) Kent County (15)  WashingtonCounty(45) Washington County (45)
Adjacent to New London County, Connecticut
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    Middlesex County (112)
    Tolland County (103)
    Windham County (77)
    Suffolk County, New York (406)
    Kent County, Rhode Island (15)
    Washington County, Rhode Island (45)
 
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1Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah
On Fitchville Road (Connecticut Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
Bozrah This area was originally a part of the Town of Norwich "nine miles square” acquired from the sachems of the Mohegan Indians in June 1659, a portion of which later was known as the New Concord Society. In the early 1700’s this land, . . . Map (db m101711) HM
2Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Civil War Monument
On Fitchville Road (Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Civil War era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Jared A. Abell · . . . Map (db m101737) WM
3Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Gulf War & War on Terror Monument
On Fitchville Road (Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Gulf War and War on Terror eras The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Amy . . . Map (db m101742) WM
4Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Korea Vietnam Memorial
On Fitchville Road (Connecticut Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
. . . Map (db m101710) WM
5Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Korean War Monument
On Fitchville Road (Connecticut Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Korean War era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Ralph E. Banning · . . . Map (db m101740) WM
6Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Revolutionary War & War of 1812 Monument
On Fitchville Road (Connecticut Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812 era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty . . . Map (db m101736) WM
7Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Veterans Monument
On Fitchville Road (Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served and are still serving our great Nation “Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.” Thank you for your service From . . . Map (db m101743) WM
8Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Vietnam War Monument
On Fitchville Road (Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Vietnam era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Andre J. Arpin, Jr. · . . . Map (db m101741) WM
9Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah World War I Memorial
On Norwich-Colchester Turnpike (Route 608) at Bozrah Street Ext, on the left when traveling west on Norwich-Colchester Turnpike.
In Honor of The Men of Bozrah Who Responded To Their Country’s Call In The Great World War 1917 — 1919 ★Ambrose J. Rivers Isadore Aronofsky · Charles N. Bentley · Harold W. Bentley · John T. Beswick · Charles N. Congdon · George . . . Map (db m101744) WM
10Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah World War I Monument
On Fitchville Road (Connecticut Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the World War I era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Isadore Aronofsky · . . . Map (db m101738) WM
11Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah World War II Memorial
On Fitchville Road (Connecticut Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
In Grateful Memory Of Those Men And Women Of Bozrah Who Gave Themselves Unreservedly In The Hour Of Their Country’s Need In World War II ★Peter Janowicz · Lloyd T. Abel, Jr. · Fiore Antonaccio · Barbara K. Bathgate · Donald Beckwith · . . . Map (db m101709) WM
12Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah World War II Monument
On Fitchville Road (Connecticut Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the World War II era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Lloyd T. Abel, Jr. . . . Map (db m101739) WM
13Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Town of Bozrah
On Fitchville Road (Connecticut Route 608) at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Fitchville Road.
. . . Map (db m101708) HM
14Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester
On Main Street at Norwich Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Colchester The eighth town in the Colony incorporated before 17OO, Colchester received its charter in 1698. Among the early settlers from Wethersfield was Nathaniel Foote, whose ancestors came from Colchester, England. He obtained a deed for the . . . Map (db m98960) HM
15Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester Soldiers Monument
On Main Street near Norwich Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Colchester Honors Its Dead Who Fell In The War For The Union 1861-5. (north side ) Erected Sept. 17. 1875. ( west side ) Roll of Honor Capt. C.W. Cook · Lt. M.A. Taintor · A.M. Fox · John Morgan · Ja’s Elderman · . . . Map (db m98958) HM
16Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester Vietnam Veterans Monument
On Broadway Street at Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Broadway Street.
. . . Map (db m98969) WM
17Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester World War I Monument
On Broadway Street at Main Street, on the left when traveling south on Broadway Street.
Colchester Remembers 1917   World War   1918 Acranovitch, Saul · Backus, John E. · Bailey, Charles M. · Beebe, Leslie P. · Bicelow, Cecil T. · Bigelow, Dennis W. · ★Bigelow, Donald A · Bigelow, Henry F. · Blacker, James J. · Blatt, Isidor · . . . Map (db m98967) WM
18Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester World War II - Korean Conflict Monument
On Broadway Street at Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Broadway Street.
This Memorial Was Erected In Honor Of Those Men And Women From Colchester Who Served Their Country In Time Of Need. They Sought Not Personal Glory But The Preservation Of Liberty And Freedom. They Fought Against Aggression . . . Map (db m98968) WM
19Connecticut (New London County), Franklin — Franklin
On Meeting House Hill Road at Bullard Road, on the right when traveling north on Meeting House Hill Road.
Franklin In 1663 the uplands and meadows of this area, part of the Norwich “nine miles square" acquired from the Mohegan Indian chief Uncas and known as West Farms, were divided among certain occupants of the town plot of Norwich, and . . . Map (db m141214) HM
20Connecticut (New London County), Franklin — Franklin World War II Monument
On Meeting House Hill Road at Pound Hill Road, on the right when traveling north on Meeting House Hill Road.
Honor Roll Dedicated by the Citizens of Franklin To Those Who Served in World War II 1941 - 1946 Richard E. Armstrong · Robert E. Armstrong · Walter V. Armstrong · John B. Ayer · Frank Babie · John Babie · Eugene J. Borque · Charles . . . Map (db m141212) WM
21Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold
On Voluntown Road (Connecticut Route 138) at Bethel Road, on the right when traveling west on Voluntown Road.
Griswold Settlers were attracted to this area, then part of Preston, by the rich land of the Pachaug River Valley. The first permanent settlement was founded near Pachaug about 1690 on land purchased from Owaneco, sorn of Uncas, the Mohegan . . . Map (db m140777) HM
22Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Civil War Monument
On E Main Street (Route 201) at N Main Street (Connecticut Route 12), on the left when traveling north on E Main Street.
To The Loyal Sons Of Griswold And Vicinity ( back ) Erected 1913Map (db m140816) WM
23Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Korean War Monument
On E Main Street (Connecticut Route 201) at N Main Street (Connecticut Route 12), on the left when traveling north on E Main Street.
Erected In Honor Of Those From The Town Of Griswold Who Served In The Korean Conflict Richard A. Albro · Robert Allanach · Ernest L. Arremony · Edmund J. Arremony · John Arremony · Phillip F. Arremony · Lawrence J. Arthur · Chester J. . . . Map (db m140814) WM
24Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Vietnam Monument
On E Main Street (Connecticut Route 201) at N Main Street (Connecticut Route 12), on the left when traveling north on E Main Street.
Erected in Honor of Those From The Town of Griswold Who Served in the Vietnam Conflict Robert J. Ambot · William J. Ambot · Kenneth P. Anthony · Lawrence M. Anthony · Rene L. Aubin · Robert A. Aubin · John R. Babcock · Edward F. Bachand · . . . Map (db m141078) WM
25Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold World War I Monument
On E Main Street (Connecticut Route 201) at N Main Street (Connecticut Route 12), on the left when traveling north on E Main Street.
1914   Honor Roll of Those From   1918 The Town of Griswold Who Served in the World War Affortunato, Paul · Anderson, Otto A. · Aramoney, Hazard · Ashey, Edward · Ashey, Ovelia · Auclair, Randolph · Babcock, Adelbert A. · Babcock, Charles I. . . . Map (db m140890) WM
26Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold World War II Monument
On E Main Street (Connecticut Route 201) at N Main Street (Connecticut Route 12), on the left when traveling north on E Main Street.
Dedicated by the Town of Griswold In Honor of Its Citizens Who Sacrificed and Served in 1941   World War II   1945 ★John Artecki, Jr. · ★Maurice Asselin · ★Omer G. Bachland · ★Alexander Budawei · ★Roland E. . . . Map (db m141077) WM
27Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Jewett City
On Slater Avenue (Connecticut Route 138) at Main Street (Connecticut Route 12), on the left when traveling north on Slater Avenue.
Jewett City In April 1771, Eliezer Jewett opened a sawmill on the Pachaug Ríver. This area was the beginning of a small village which became known as Pachaug City before the close of the Revolutionary War. About 20 years later, Eliezer Jewett . . . Map (db m140813) HM
28Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Revolutionary Soldiers of Ancient Pachaug
On Voluntown Road (Route 138) at Old Bethel Road, on the right when traveling west on Voluntown Road.
To the Memory of The Revolutionary Soldiers Of Ancient Pachaug Who Gave Their Lives to Establish a Free and Independent Country Dulce et decorum est pro patris mori (It is sweet and fitting to die for your country) Solomon Coit · . . . Map (db m140775) WM
29Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Avery Memorial
On Poquannock Road west of Long Hill Road (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling east.
[West Side of Marker Stone] This memorial marks the site of the home built in 1656 by Captain James Avery the founder of the family now known as the Groton Averys. This Hive of the Averys was owned and occupied by its . . . Map (db m28169) HM
30Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Civil War Memorial
On Monument Street at Smith Street, on the right when traveling west on Monument Street.
Erected by Robert A. Gray and dedicated to the memory of his brave comrades who offered their lives for their country in the War of 1861 – 1865Map (db m20044) HM
31Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Col. William Ledyard
Near Park Avenue at Monument Street, on the left when traveling west.
On this spot Col. William Ledyard fell by his own sword in the hands of a British officer to whom he had surrendered in the massacre of Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781.Map (db m18048) HM
32Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Covered Way
Near Monument Street, on the left when traveling west.
A pathway between the fort and the lower battery where soldiers using it were under cover from enemy gunfire.Map (db m19053) HM
33Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Death of Major William Montgomery
Near Park Avenue at Monument Street, on the left when traveling west.
The death of Major William Montgomery while leading the British attack on the Fort at this point. Sept. 6th 1781Map (db m18049) HM
34Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Defenders of Fort Griswold • Sept • 6th 1781 •
On Monument Street, on the left when traveling west.
British Officer - “Who commands this fort ” Colonel Ledyard – “I did sir, but you do now ” Killed – Lieut. Col. William Ledyard, Commanding Capt. Elijah Avery • Capt. Elisha Avery • Lieut. . . . Map (db m19584) HM
35Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Groton
On Fort Hill Road.
As part of New London Plantation, Groton was settled in 1646 by John Winthrop, the younger, and a band of Puritans from Massachusetts. The town separated from New London in 1705, and was named for the Winthrop manor in England. One of the last . . . Map (db m66439) HM
36Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Groton Battle Monument
On Monument Street at Park Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Monument Street.
The monument was erected under the patronage of the State of Connecticut, A. D. 1830, and in the 55th year of the Independence of the U. S. A. in memory of the brave Patriots, who fell in the Massacre at Fort Griswold, near this spot, on the 6th of . . . Map (db m18050) HM
37Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Patriot Prisoners
On Thames Street at Fort Street, on the right when traveling south on Thames Street.
In honor of the 38 Patriots who were carried as prisoners in boats to New York from this shore after the Battle of Groton Heights September 6, 1781Map (db m18053) HM
38Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Powder Magazine
Near Monument Street, on the left when traveling west.
Built in 1843 for the storage of gun PowderMap (db m19055) HM
39Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Shot Furnace
Near Monument Street, on the left when traveling west.
Built in 1843 – To heat cannon balls to set wooden vessels aflame when struckMap (db m19054) HM
40Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House
On Thames Street at Latham Street, on the right when traveling north on Thames Street.
Shelter afforded our wounded and dying soldiers within this house after the massacre at Ft. Griswold Sept. 6, 1781 Moved in 1971 to Ft. Griswold State Battlefield ParkMap (db m19050) HM
41Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Spanish Flagship Gun
On Monument Street, on the left when traveling south.
This gun was taken from the wreck of Admiral Cervera's flagship Maria Theresa which fired the first shot July 3, 1898 as she steamed from Santiago Harbor.Map (db m19057) HM
42Connecticut (New London County), Groton — The Battle of Groton HeightsStabilization and Preservation of Fort Griswold — Phase 1 —
On Monument Street, on the left when traveling west.
On the morning of September 6, 1781, a British fleet under the command of former American general Benedict Arnold appeared at the mouth of the Thames River. Arnold’s mission was to destroy American privateers in New London and to capture military . . . Map (db m19038) HM
43Connecticut (New London County), Groton — The Construction of Fort GriswoldStabilization and Preservation of Fort Griswold — Phase 1 —
On Monument Street, on the left when traveling west.
In November 1775, Colonel Jedeiah Elderkin was directed by the Governor and the Council of Safety “to view the circumstances of the harbor at New London and neighboring places, and consider of the most proper place and manner of fortifying . . . Map (db m19041) HM
44Connecticut (New London County), Groton — U.S. Submarine Memorial
On Bridge Street.
To perpetuate the memory of those gallant shipmates who gave their lives during World War II. Dedicated by U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II. U.S. Submarines still on their last patrol. Sealion SS195 December 10, 1941; S-36 SS141 January . . . Map (db m104650) WM
45Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Wall of HonorU.S. Submarine Memorial
On Bridge Street.
In grateful memory of these submariners who died in the service of their country during World War II. They stand in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die so that freedom might live. Their final resting places are known only to the . . . Map (db m104652) WM
46Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Ye Ebenezer Avery House
On Fort Street, on the right when traveling east.
Shelter was afforded our wounded & dying soldiers within this house, after the massacre at Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781.Map (db m19046) HM
47Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Dr. William Beaumont
On Norwich-Hartford Turnpike (Connecticut Route 87) at West Town Street, on the left on Norwich-Hartford Turnpike.
In that part of Lebanon known as “Village Hill” some three miles from his spot on the road leading from Lebanon to Willimantic was born on Nov. 21, 1785 Dr. William Beaumont A surgeon in the United States Army who later became . . . Map (db m99044) HM
48Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Founding of Lebanon, Connecticut
On West Town Street at Exeter Road, on the right when traveling north on West Town Street.
To Commemorate the Founding and Naming of Lebanon, Connecticut by The Reverend Mr. James Fitch 1622 – 1702 On land granted to him together with a seven mile tract given him by Owaneco heir to Uncas in appreciation for his wise counsel . . . Map (db m99015) HM
49Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — John Trumbull Birthplace
On West Town Street at Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207), on the left when traveling north on West Town Street.
John Trumbull Birthplace (Governor Jonathan Trumbull Home) Has Been Designated A Registered National Historic Landmark Under the Provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This Site Possesses Exceptional Value In . . . Map (db m99040) HM
50Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon
On West Town Street at Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207), on the right when traveling north on West Town Street.
Lebanon Poquechaneeg, the Indian name for the Lebanon area, was ceded to Englishmen in six tracts; the first was to Major John Mason in 1665. Settlement was begun in 1695 with fifty-one proprietors who apportioned among themselves home lots around . . . Map (db m99011) HM
51Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Iraq Afghanistan Veterans Monument
On Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207) at Trumbull Highway (Connecticut Route 87), on the left when traveling south on Exeter Road.
Dedicated by the People of Lebanon In Honor of those Men and Women Who Served Our Country in the Armed Forces during the Conflicts from 2003 through the End of Hostilities Iraq Afghanistan US Service Men and Women Freely . . . Map (db m99038) WM
52Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Old Cemetery
On Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207) 0.1 miles south of Kick Hill Road, on the left when traveling north.
Lebanon, Connecticut Old Cemetery Containing the Tomb of “Brother Jonathan” Trumbull, Revolutionary War Governor of Connecticut, The friend and Advisor of George Washington; William Williams, Signer of the Declaration of . . . Map (db m140305) HM
53Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Revolutionary War Patriots
On Norwich-Hartford Turnpike at West Town Street, on the right when traveling south on Norwich-Hartford Turnpike.
. . . Map (db m99045) WM
54Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Veterans Monument
On West Town Street at Exeter Road (Route 207), on the right when traveling north on West Town Street.
( south side ) Period of The Civil War 1861 – 1865 Dedicated to the memory of our Civil War Veterans who so promptly and willingly responded to the nation’s call serving in eleven different regiments and participating in over a . . . Map (db m99012) WM
55Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Veterans Monument
On West Town Street at Exeter Road, on the right when traveling north on West Town Street.
Dedicated by the People of Lebanon In honor of those men and women who served our country in the armed forces during the conflicts from 1946 through 2002 Korea Vietnam Lebanon Granada Panama Persian Gulf Somalia Haiti . . . Map (db m99014) WM
56Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon World War I – World War II Monument
On Trumbull Highway (Connecticut Route 87) at Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207), on the left when traveling north on Trumbull Highway.
Dedicated By The People Of Lebanon In Honor Of Those Who Sacrificed And Served In World War I — World War II 1917   ★Louis Raymond Abel   1918 Kenneth I. Adams · Arthur Bellevance · Paul Blakeslee · Stanton L. Briggs · . . . Map (db m99017) WM
57Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Liberty Hill Church Bell
On West Town Street at Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207), on the right when traveling north on West Town Street.
This bell, cast in the 1840’s was originally in the Liberty Hill Church from 1846-1960’s. In 1945, their assets, records, and membership were transferred here. The bell was installed here on this church’s 300th anniversary in 2000.Map (db m99039) HM
58Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Marianne Jean Fortin Parish House
On West Town Street 0.5 miles north of Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207), on the left when traveling north. Reported permanently removed.
. . . Map (db m99043) HM
59Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Old Lebanon Meeting House
On Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207) at West Town Street, on the right when traveling south on Exeter Road.
. . . Map (db m99016) HM
60Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Site of Lebanon War Office
On Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207) at W. Town Street, on the left when traveling north on Exeter Road.
Original Site of Governor Jonathan Trumbull's Lebanon War Office Built Prior to 1727, Moved 1824 and 1844 Erected by Connecticut Society Sons of the American Revolution 1932Map (db m140304) HM
61Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — The War Office
On Trumbull Highway (Connecticut Route 87) 0.8 miles south of West Town Street, on the right when traveling south.
The War Office (Across the Green) Here Were Directed The State’s Activities In the RevolutionMap (db m99046) WM
62Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — War Office
On West Town Street at Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207), on the left when traveling north on West Town Street.
Lebanon, Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull’s War Office Headquarters of the Connecticut Council of Safety During The War of the American Revolution Erected by the Connecticut George Washington Bi-Centennial Commission October 8, . . . Map (db m99042) HM
63Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
On West Town Street at Exeter Road (Connecticut Route 207), on the left when traveling north on West Town Street.
Winter Encampment in Lebanon French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After . . . Map (db m99041) WM
64Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Gurdon Bill’s Station
On Church Hill Road at Spicer Hill Road, on the left when traveling south on Church Hill Road.
Gurdon Bill’s Station ( 1816 ) This country store and stagecoach way station was once a meeting place of local residents and passing travelers. The building retains its original features and location. Two important roads of early New England . . . Map (db m140894) HM
65Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Ledyard
On Colonel Ledyard Hwy. (Connecticut Route 117) at Center Groton Road, on the left when traveling south on Colonel Ledyard Hwy..
Ledyard Settlement by New London pioneers in this conquered Pequot Indian country began along the river at Allyn's Point and Poquetanuck in 1653, then spread down the Indian trail to Mystic. Here at the "Center ,” in 1725 the precise center . . . Map (db m140928) HM
66Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Ledyard Veterans Memorials
On Colonel Ledyard Hwy. (Connecticut Route 117) at Center Groton Road (Connecticut Route 117), on the left when traveling south on Colonel Ledyard Hwy..
Dedicated to the Men and Women of the Town of Ledyard Who Served Their Country In All Wars Korea 1950 – 1953 American Revolution 1763 – 1783 World War II 1941 – 1945 Vietnam 1959 – 1975 . . . Map (db m141080) HM
67Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Ledyard World War I Monument
On Colonel Ledyard Hwy. (U.S. 117) at Center Groton Road (Route 117), on the left when traveling south on Colonel Ledyard Hwy..
1914   1918 In Honor Of The Citizens of The Town of Ledyard Who Devoted Themselves To the Service of Their country In the World War Aplin Frank · Baldwin Frederick · Bragaw Eugene U. · Burns William H. · Clark Howard · Collins Henry I. . . . Map (db m141084) WM
68Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Samuel Seabury
On Church Hill Road at Spicer Hill Road, on the left when traveling north on Church Hill Road.
Here was Born Samuel Seabury First Episcopal Bishop in America Consecrated 1784Map (db m140893) HM
69Connecticut (New London County), Lisbon — Lisbon
On S. Burnham Hwy (Connecticut Route 169) at Newent Road (Route 138), on the right when traveling north on S. Burnham Hwy.
Lisbon This area originally was wholly within the Town of Norwich and consisted of a tract of land in the heart of the Mohegan Indian territory. Josiah Read is believed the earliest white settler, having purchased a mile-long tract from the . . . Map (db m141435) HM
70Connecticut (New London County), Lisbon — Lisbon Revolutionary War Monument
On N. Burnham Hwy (Connecticut Route 169) at Newent Road (Connecticut Route 18), on the right when traveling north on N. Burnham Hwy.
In Memory Of Those Men Of Lisbon Who Served In The American Revolutionary War Erected By The American Revolution Bicentennial Commission Of Lisbon, Connecticut July 4, 1976Map (db m141434) WM
71Connecticut (New London County), Lisbon — Lisbon Veterans Monument
On S. Burnham Hwy (Route 169) at Newent Road (Route 138), on the right when traveling north on S. Burnham Hwy.
Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice Of the Men and Women of Lisbon Who Served Our Country in All Wars Lisbon Bicentennial Commission 1986Map (db m141437) HM
72Connecticut (New London County), Lisbon — Lisbon World War I Monument
On S. Burnham Hwy (Connecticut Route 169) at Newent Road (Route 138), on the right when traveling north on S. Burnham Hwy.
Honor Roll The Men of Lisbon Who Served Their Country In The World War 1917 – 1918 Allen, George · Benjamin, Carl · Burgess, William · Clark, William · Corbett, Walter · Emerson, James · Emerson, William · Ernst, August · Foote, G. . . . Map (db m141436) WM
73Connecticut (New London County), Lyme — Chester-Hadlyme Ferry
On River Road (Connecticut Route 431) 0.1 miles west of Ferry Road (Connecticut Route 148), on the right when traveling west.
State Historic Landmark For over two hundred years the Chester-Hadlyme Ferry has provided public transportation at this site. The first crossing was initiated by Johnathan Warner of Chester in 1769. Known as Warner's Ferry, it was privately . . . Map (db m83888) HM
74Connecticut (New London County), Lyme — Impressionism in Connecticut
On River Road (Connecticut Route 431) 0.1 miles west of Ferry Road (Connecticut Route 148), on the right when traveling west.
This Viewpoint extends the museum sites of the Connecticut Impressionist Art Trail – Connecticut’s Millennium Legacy Trail – to the outdoor settings that artists portrayed at the turn of the 20th century in a manner that came to be . . . Map (db m83999) HM
75Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Bower Anchor
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Bower Anchor This 7,000 anchor was salvaged off Newport, Rhode Island. Its size and shape match British Admiralty specifications for a bower anchor of a 74-gun ship of the line during the American Revolution and War of 1812. It was probably . . . Map (db m68308) HM
76Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Brustolon House
On Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) south of Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
This building was built about 1863 as the George Greenman & Co. store. The store, which sold produce and other goods to the shipyard and mill employees and nearby families until the 1880s, was located on the first floor, with living quarters for . . . Map (db m114846) HM
77Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Clark Greenman House
On Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) south of Hinckley Street, on the right when traveling south.
This house was built in 1841 for Clark and Harriet Greenman. Clark was the second oldest of the three brothers who founded the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. The oldest brother, George, built the house on your left in 1839. The youngest . . . Map (db m114826) HM
78Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Compound Steam Engine
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Compound Steam Engine From Tugboat Socony 5 Horsepower: 850 Cylinders: 2 Bore: 19”, 40” Stroke: 28” Weight: 40,000 pounds Length: 8’ 9”   Width: 6’ 10”   Height: 14’ This large steam engine was built . . . Map (db m68697) HM
79Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Constantine House
On Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south on Greenmanville Avenue.
We believe this house was built in the 1840s. George Greenman & Co. rented its two apartments to employees of the company's shipyard and textile mill. In the 1850s and 1860s it was occupied by the widow of a mill employee and the minister of the . . . Map (db m114845) HM
80Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Eastern-Rig Dragger Roann
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Eastern-rig dragger Roann Built: 1947 Newbert & Wallace Thomaston, Maine 60’ 1” Length Beam 16’ 9” Draft 9’ Roann may appear “modern” compared to the Museum’s fishing schooner L.A. Dunton, but she is now . . . Map (db m68515) HM
81Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Fishing Schooner L.A. Dunton
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Fishing Schooner L.A. Dunton Built: Arthur D. Story Yard Essex, MA, 1921 Length: 123’ Beam: 24’ 11” Draft: 12’ 3” The L.A. Dunton represents the height of development among the all-sail ocean fishing vessels of the . . . Map (db m68394) HM
82Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — George Greenman House
On Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Rossie Street, on the right when traveling south on Greenmanville Avenue.
This house was built in 1839 for George and Abigail Greenman. He was the oldest of the three brothers who founded the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. The three brothers lived here until Clark Greenman built his house next door on your right in . . . Map (db m114829) HM
83Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Harbor Tugboat Kingston II
On Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south on Greenmanville Avenue.
Harbor Tugboat Kingston II Built: 1937 Builder: General Dynamics/Electric Boat Division Designers: E.B. Wheeler and Robert C. Simpson Location: Groton, Connecticut Engine: General Motors 12V-71 500hp diesel engine Length: 44 feet . . . Map (db m68304) HM
84Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Hays & Ros Clark Shiplift
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
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85Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Langworthy House
On Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) south of Rossie Street, on the right when traveling south.
Part of this house was standing when brothers George, Clark, and Thomas Greenman purchased the surrounding land in 1837 and founded the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. They lived here until George Greenman built the house on your right in 1839. . . . Map (db m114834) HM
86Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Lathrop D-90 Diesel Engine
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Lathrop D-90 Diesel Engine Horsepower: 90 @ 900 RPM Cylinders: 6 Bore: 5 ½” Stroke: 7” Weight: 4,200 pounds Displacement: 998 cubic inches 1n 1897, during the early days of gasoline-engine design, James W. Lathrop . . . Map (db m68691) HM
87Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Lewis House
On Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) south of Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
This house was built about 1841 by Welcome B. Lewis (1810-1880), a ship carpenter who often worked at the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. Originally sided with clapboards and painted white, the house was built in the Greek Revival style then . . . Map (db m114847) HM
88Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Live Oak Log
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Live Oak Log From the Gervais Family Plantation John’s Island, SC This tree grew on the coast of South Carolina for over 600 years, until it was blown over by Hurricane Hugo in 1989. With help from the Gervais family, Mystic Seaport workers . . . Map (db m68520) HM
89Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Master Shipbuilders
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
In Memory Of 1805   George Greenman   1891 1808   Clark Greenman   1877 1810   Thomas S. Greenman   1887 Master shipbuilders. Sons of Silas Greenman, shipbuilder, of Westerly, R.I. They established their first yard at the head of the Mystic . . . Map (db m68506) HM
90Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Mystic River Bascule BridgeBuilt 1922 — Operated by the Connecticut Department of Transportation —
On West Main Street (U.S. 1) east of Gravel Street, on the right when traveling east.
Power to raise the bridge comes from electric motors, which drive the large “Bull Wheels” connected with Linkage arms to the two plate girders which make up the lift span. The huge concrete weights at the ends of the overhead rocking . . . Map (db m114881) HM
91Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Mystic Seaport Museum First Building
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Here on the First Building Opened to the Public This Tablet Honors Three Men Charles K. Stillman Carl C. Cutler Edward E. Bradley Whose Enduring Vision in 1929 Established This AssociationMap (db m68307) HM
92Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Noank Well-Smack Emma C. Berry
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Noank Well-Smack Emma C. Berry Built: 1866 R. & J. Palmer Shipyard Noank, CT, Length on deck: 45’ 9” Beam: 14’ 8” Draft: ‘ Built three miles down the Mystic River in 1866, the Emma C. Berry is the only survivor of a . . . Map (db m68513) HM
93Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Oyster Sloop Nellie
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Oyster Sloop Nellie Built: 1891 Smithtown, NY Length on deck: 32’ 4” Beam: 12’ 9” Draft: 2’ 4” Nellie represents hundreds of sailing oyster boats used in New York and Connecticut waters. She fished from Port . . . Map (db m68512) HM
94Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Propeller Steamer Sabino
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Propeller Steamer Sabino Built: 1908 W. Irving Adams, East Boothbay, ME Length overall: 57’ 1” Beam: 22’ 3” Draft: 6’ 3” Sabino is the sole survivor of an almost countless fleet of wooden commercial steamboats that . . . Map (db m68519) HM
95Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Reproduction of Nantucket Island’s Brant Point Lighthouse
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Mystic Seaport’s lighthouse is a reproduction of Nantucket Island’s Brant Point Lighthouse. Built in 1966, it is an exact replica in size and scale and uses a fourth order Fresnel lens. Only the second lighthouse built in the English American . . . Map (db m68510) HM
96Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Thomas S. Greenman House
On Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Hinckley Street, on the right when traveling south on Greenmanville Avenue.
This house was built in 1842 for Thomas and Charlotte Greenman. Thomas was the youngest of the three brothers who founded the George Greenman & Co. Shipyard. The oldest brother, George, built the house two doors to your left in 1839. The middle . . . Map (db m114807) HM
97Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Training Ship Joseph Conrad
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Training Ship Joseph Conrad Built: 1882 Burmeister & Wain Copenhagen, Denmark Length: 111’ Beam: 25’ Draft: 12’ The veteran training ship Joseph Conrad sailed under three flags before permanently mooring at Mystic. Built in . . . Map (db m68458) HM
98Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Western-Rig Dragger Florence
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Western-Rig Dragger Florence Built: 1926 Franklin G. Post Mystic, CT Length: 39’ 6 1/8” Beam: 12’ 10 ½” Depth: 5’ 1 ½” Florence and Roann represent the net form of fishing that replaced the hook-and-line . . . Map (db m68514) HM
99Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan
Near Greenmanville AvenuE at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Whale Ship Charles W. Morgan Built by Jethro and Zachariah Hillman Launched New Bedford July 21, 1841 Deeded by Gift to Whaling Enshrined Inc. Charles S. Ashley – 1/32 • James F. Avery – 1/32 • Clarance H. Bartlett – 1/32 . . . Map (db m68306) HM
100Connecticut (New London County), Mystic — Whaleship Charles W. Morgan
Near Greenmanville Avenue (Connecticut Route 27) at Bruggeman Place, on the right when traveling south.
Whaleship Charles W. Morgan Built: 1841 Hillman Bros. Shipyard New Bedford, Martin Length: 105’ 6” Beam: 27’ 7” Depth: 17’ 6” As the last surviving American wooden whaleship, and the oldest American merchant . . . Map (db m68522) HM

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