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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Windham County, Connecticut

 
Clickable Map of Windham 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 Windham County, CT (91) New London County, CT (289) Tolland County, CT (128) Worcester County, MA (343) Kent County, RI (16) Providence County, RI (218)  WindhamCounty(91) Windham County (91)  NewLondonCounty(289) New London County (289)  TollandCounty(128) Tolland County (128)  WorcesterCountyMassachusetts(343) Worcester County (343)  KentCountyRhode Island(16) Kent County (16)  ProvidenceCounty(218) Providence County (218)
Willimantic is the county seat for Windham County
Adjacent to Windham County, Connecticut
      New London County (289)  
      Tolland County (128)  
      Worcester County, Massachusetts (343)  
      Kent County, Rhode Island (16)  
      Providence County, Rhode Island (218)  
 
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1Connecticut, Windham County, Abington — Abington Congregational Meeting House
On Route 97, on the left when traveling south.
Abington Congregational Meeting House Built 1751 Placed on National Register of Historic Places September 19, 1977 By United States Department Of InteriorMap (db m123852) HM
2Connecticut, Windham County, Abington — Abington Meeting HouseQui Transtulit Sustinet
On Route 97, on the left when traveling south.
Abington Meeting House Erected 1751 Oldest Now Standing In Connecticut Map (db m123851) HM
3Connecticut, Windham County, Ashford — Ashford
On U.S. 44 at Fitts Road, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 44.
This area, part of the Wabbaquasset Indian country, was deeded to Captain James Fitch of Norwich in 1684 by Owaneco, sachem of the Mohegans. An earlier one having failed to act, a new committee was appointed by the General Assembly in May, 1710 to . . . Map (db m93606) HM
4Connecticut, Windham County, Ashford — Ashford Veterans Memorial
On Tremko Lane near County Route 44.
In Memory of Robert W. Hoyt SPC U.S. Army killed in action December 11, 2004 Operation Iraqi Freedom Erected by the people of Ashford to perpetuate the memory of George Campert Captain U.S.A.A.F. and Lawrence W. Cushman, SM1/C U.S. . . . Map (db m123008) WM
5Connecticut, Windham County, Ashford — Constitution Oak
On U.S. 44 at Fitts Road (Route 44), on the right when traveling west on U.S. 44.
In commemoration of the Connecticut Constitutional Convention of 1902 Delegate. Thomas K. Fitts marked 1953 Map (db m102024) HM
6Connecticut, Windham County, Brooklyn — Brooklyn
On Canterbury Road (Connecticut Route 169) at U.S. 6, on the right when traveling south on Canterbury Road.
Formerly Mortlake, first settled 1703, made a town on 2nd Thursday of May, 1786. Home of General Israel Putnam prior to and after the Revolution. Town landmarks include: Meeting House on the Green, built 1771 by First Ecclesiastical . . . Map (db m93440) HM
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7Connecticut, Windham County, Brooklyn — Brooklyn Civil War Monument
On Canterbury Road (Route 169) south of Winding Road, on the left when traveling south.
Erected to the memory of all the brave men of Brooklyn who fought on land or sea for the preservation of the UnionMap (db m123946) WM
8Connecticut, Windham County, Brooklyn — Israel Putnam
On Connecticut Route 169 at U.S. 6, on the right when traveling north on State Route 169.
In the field behind this stone after the close of the French and Indian Wars, returning from many expeditions to Ticonderoga, Fort Edward, Quebec, Montreal, Havana, Detroit, and New Orleans, lived Col. Israel Putnam. Here with his wife . . . Map (db m93633) HM
9Connecticut, Windham County, Brooklyn — Israel Putnam Monument
On Canterbury Road (Route 169) at Winding Road, on the right when traveling south on Canterbury Road.
Sacred be this monument to the memory of Israel Putnam, Esq. Senior Major General in the Armies of the United States of America, who was born at Salem, in the Province of Massachusetts, on the 7th day of January, A.D. 1718 And . . . Map (db m123942) HM WM
10Connecticut, Windham County, Brooklyn — Israel Putnam's First Home
On Route 169, on the right when traveling south.
400 Feet due East of this tablet was the site of the first home of Israel Putnam in the Colony of Connecticut In 1739, he bought 514 ½ acres of the adjacent land from Governor Belcher at £5.0.0 per acre. In 1740, here he came . . . Map (db m124379) HM
11Connecticut, Windham County, Brooklyn — World War I MemorialBrooklyn, Connecticut
On Pomfret Road (Connecticut Route 169) at Providence Road (U.S. 6), on the left when traveling south on Pomfret Road.
In Honor of the Men of Brooklyn, Connecticut Who Served in the World War 1917 - 1919 Elbra L. Baker •Ethan E. Baker • Fred Balcom • Frederick J. Beeney • ★ George C. Beeney • Cleon Bell • Matthias L. Vernier • Theophile . . . Map (db m187772) WM
12Connecticut, Windham County, Canterbury — Canterbury
On S Canterbury Road (Connecticut Route 169) at Westminster Road (Connecticut Route 14), on the right when traveling north on S Canterbury Road.
Canterbury Originally part of Plainfield the town was incorporated in October, 1703. The town area includes the original Quinebaug Plantation of Major James Fitch, son of the Reverend James Fitch of Saybrook Fort, a first settler of Norwich in . . . Map (db m140490) HM
13Connecticut, Windham County, Canterbury — Canterbury Veterans Monuments
Near Westminster Road (Connecticut Route 44) at Municipal Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice Of the Men and Women of Canterbury Who Served Our Country In All Wars French and Indian War 1755 – 1760 Hezekiah Boswell★ · Amos Fassett★ · Jabez Hyde★ · John Searle★ · James . . . Map (db m140566) WM
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14Connecticut, Windham County, Canterbury — First Congregational Church Parsonage
On S Canterbury Road (Connecticut Route 169) at Westminster Road (Connecticut Route 14), on the left when traveling north on S Canterbury Road.
Col. Simon & Martha Lathrop David & Mary Nevins, Sr. circa 1746 First Congregational Church Parsonage 1842 - 1975Map (db m140491) HM
15Connecticut, Windham County, Canterbury — Prudence Crandall School
On S Canterbury Road (Connecticut Route 169) at Westminster Road (Connecticut Route 14), on the left when traveling north on S Canterbury Road.
In This House Prudence Crandall Held a School For Negro Girls 1833Map (db m140493) HM
16Connecticut, Windham County, Canterbury — World War II Commemorative Tree
Near Westminster Road (Connecticut Route 14) at Municipal Drive, on the right when traveling east.
World War II Commemorative Tree This Eisenhower Green Ash Was Propagated On His Boyhood Farm In Denison, Texas. Dedicated To All Who Served In World War IIMap (db m140495) HM
17Connecticut, Windham County, Eastford — Eastford
On Eastford Road (Connecticut Route 198) at Old Colony Road, on the left when traveling north on Eastford Road.
Ancient Nipmuck Indian territory. The Old Connecticut Path, an Indian trail from Massachusetts used by early colonists, crossed the region. The families of John and Sarah Perry and of William Ward, Senior, first settled this area in 1710, . . . Map (db m115833) HM
18Connecticut, Windham County, Eastford — Eastford Veterans Memorial
On Eastford Road (Connecticut Route 198) at Old Colony Road, on the right when traveling south on Eastford Road.
Dedicated to Eastford Military Veterans In recognition of an appreciation For their service to the United States of America. This monument funded by the family of Charles S. Bowen, Sr., native son, veteran, and patriot. Dedicated . . . Map (db m122612) WM
19Connecticut, Windham County, Eastford — John Perry
On John Perry Road near Westford Rd.
In Memory of John Perry Eastford’s first settler 1710 Erected by Eastford Historical Society 1977Map (db m122916) HM
20Connecticut, Windham County, Eastford — Nathaniel Lyon Birthplace
On Kingsbury Road.
Birthplace Brig. General Nathaniel Lyon First Union General Killed in Civil War Aug. 10, 1861Map (db m126541) HM
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21Connecticut, Windham County, Killingly — Christopher Lee Hoskins
On Broad Street at Main Street (Connecticut Route 12), on the right when traveling south on Broad Street.
In Memoriam Christopher Lee Hoskins SPC., U.S. Army Killingly resident killed while serving his country Ramadi, Iraq, June 21, 2005 “The roots of a soldier are nurtured by the soil of family, friends, community Until . . . Map (db m111925) WM
22Connecticut, Windham County, Killingly — Killingly
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 12) at Academy Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Front Settled in 1700 and incorporated in 1708, Killingly was the forty-second town established in Connecticut. In 1653, the second John Winthrop obtained a grant of a large tract of land formerly held by the Quinebaug Indian tribe and . . . Map (db m93380) HM
23Connecticut, Windham County, Killingly — Killingly Civil War Monument
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 12) at Broad Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
Erected A.D. 1878, by the Women’s Monument Association and Town of Killingly, in Honor of the Soldiers and Sailors who served in the War of 1861 for the Preservation of the Union.Map (db m102070) WM
24Connecticut, Windham County, Killingly — Killingly World War II Monument
On Connecticut Route 12 at Broad Street, on the right when traveling north on State Route 12.
Roll of Honor in tribute to Anderson, Edward E. • Barriere, Alphonse • Berube, Joseph E. • Bishop, Joseph L.• Bolduc, Alfred N. • Buteau, Norman • Calouri, Ernest • Carroll, Bryan A. • Chandlier, Kenneth H. • Comtois, Joseph A.• Corcoran, . . . Map (db m102038) WM
25Connecticut, Windham County, North Grosvenor Dale — Enduring Freedom Iraq Freedom
On Riverside Drive at Market Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
Dedicated to those men and women who served our country in times of peace and war Enduring Freedom Iraq FreedomMap (db m195571) WM
26Connecticut, Windham County, North Grosvenor Dale — Oscar Walfrid Swanson
On Riverside Drive at Market Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
In Memory of Oscar Walfrid Swanson Private 316th Infantry 79th Division U.S.A. Killed in Action Near Verdun, Sept. 26, 1918 Map (db m195566) WM
27Connecticut, Windham County, North Grosvenor Dale — Persian Gulf   Operation Desert Storm
On Riverside Drive at Market Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
We fight not to enslave but to set a country free and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live T. Paine 1739 — 1809 The Persian Gulf Operation Desert StormMap (db m195570) WM
28Connecticut, Windham County, North Grosvenor Dale — Thompson War Memorial
On Riverside Drive at Market Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
War Memorial Town of Thompson   1968 Men & Women who Served in the Armed Forces World War II — Korean — Vietnam The Following made the Supreme Sacrifice World War II ★Paul Auger · ★James E. Waldron · ★Thenasi Celia · . . . Map (db m195567) WM
29Connecticut, Windham County, North Grosvenor Dale — V.F.W. Post 10088 Veterans Memorial
On Riverside Drive at Market Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
Dedicated November 18, 1968 V.F.W. Post 10088 In Dedication to All Veterans Map (db m195569) WM
30Connecticut, Windham County, Oneco — Honor Roll Saint Joseph’s Church
On Plainfield Pike (U.S. 14A) at Providence Road, on the right when traveling east on Plainfield Pike.
Honor Roll Saint Joseph’s Church Sterling and Oneco, Connecticut Horace Adams · Gerard Boucher · Albert Brunsdon · Donald Burton · Francis Burton · Francis Bushey · Arthur Carr · George Carr · Edward B. Carroll · Edward J. Carroll · James . . . Map (db m140772) WM
31Connecticut, Windham County, Oneco — Sterling
On Plainfield Pike (Connecticut Route 14A) at Providence Road, on the right when traveling east on Plainfield Pike.
Sterling Originally part of the long narrow area called Voluntown, this northern section separated and obtained town privileges from the Connecticut General Assembly on the second Thursday of May, 1794. The name given was that of a temporary . . . Map (db m140730) HM
32Connecticut, Windham County, Oneco — Sterling Veterans Memorial Park
On Plainfield Pike (Route 14A) at Providence Road, on the right when traveling east on Plainfield Pike.
Dedicated this 21st day of May 1989 to the Honor of All Sterling Veterans who Served Their Country in War and Peace the Following Men Paid the Supreme Sacrifice PFC Harry T. Sayles 1891 – 1918 France   U.S. Army PFC Jeffrey J. . . . Map (db m140729) WM
33Connecticut, Windham County, Oneco — United States Finishing Company World War I Memorial
On Plainfield Pike (Connecticut Route 14A) near Providence Road, on the right when traveling east.
The United States Finishing Company Sterling Branch In Honor of the Men Who Responded to Their Country’s Call in the Great World War, 1917 – 1918 Harold H. Barber · Earle W. Barr · Earle W. Belknap · George Carr · Frank Chamberland · . . . Map (db m140773) WM
34Connecticut, Windham County, Plainfield — Plainfield Veterans Memorial
On Babcock Avenue at Community Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Babcock Avenue.
In Memoriam Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in Defense of Freedom World War I Raoul L. Moquin★ Ernest Godreau★ Albert T. Potvin★ Joseph A. Vanasse★ Armand C. Salvas★ John R. Monsees★ . . . Map (db m140726) WM
35Connecticut, Windham County, Plainfield — Plainfield Veterans Monument
On Babcock Avenue at Community Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Babcock Avenue.
. . . Map (db m140694) WM
36Connecticut, Windham County, Plainfield — Plainfield World War II Monument
On Babcock Avenue at Community Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Babcock Avenue.
They Gave Their Lives That Freedom Shall Prevail Wilfred Allard · Aime G. Bernier · John R. Bernier · Deziel Chabot · Joseph Dufrense · Marie A. Fournier · Robert L. Hopkins · Joseph Jaskot · Emile Labreque · Walter P. Lathrop · Arthur . . . Map (db m140771) WM
37Connecticut, Windham County, Plainfield — St. John s Parish World War I Monument
On Railroad Avenue (Connecticut Route 14A) at Babcock Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Railroad Avenue.
Rev. R.P. Morrissey, Pastor We the Members of St. John’s Parish Plainfield, Connecticut Dedicate this Monument to our Heroes of the World War 1917 — 1918 Cleophas Allard · Ovila Allard · Joseph Belanger · Narcisse Boisvert · . . . Map (db m140727) WM
38Connecticut, Windham County, Pomfret — Clark Memorial Chapel
On Kings Highway (County Route 44) at Grosvenor Road on Kings Highway.
George Newhall Clark Memorial Chapel Completed 1908 Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m122710) HM
39Connecticut, Windham County, Pomfret — In Honor of the Men of Pomfret
On Deerfield Road (Connecticut Route 97) at Pomfret Street (U.S. 44), on the left when traveling west on Deerfield Road.
In Honor of The Men of Pomfret Who served their Country in its struggles for Liberty, Justice and Humanity 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 1812 War of 1812 1814 1848 War with Mexico 1848 1961 Civil War 1865 1898 Spanish . . . Map (db m133602) WM
40Connecticut, Windham County, Pomfret — Pomfret
On U.S. 44, 1.6 miles west of Connecticut Route 101.
The Town began as the “Mashamoquet Purchase,” 15,100 acres brought by twelve proprietors in 1686 from James Fitch of Norwich, who had acquired it from the Indian sachem, Owaneco. In 1713 the Town was incorporated and named for Pontefract . . . Map (db m1621) HM
41Connecticut, Windham County, Pomfret — Putnam and The Wolf
Near Wolf Den Drive.
Putnam and The Wolf Following her tracks through one day and night in the early snow of December 1742 to the Connecticut River and back, the early settlers of this region here discovered the den of the She Wolf that had for years . . . Map (db m115835) HM
42Connecticut, Windham County, Pomfret — Putnam Wolf Den
On Wolf Den Drive (Connecticut Route 101) at Wolf Den Drive, on the left when traveling west on Wolf Den Drive.
2 miles southwest Putnam Wolf Den Scene of famous traditional exploit of Israel Putnam Map (db m111922) HM
43Connecticut, Windham County, Putnam — Cargill Falls Mill
On Pomfret Street (Route 44), on the right when traveling north.
On this site, Benjamin Cargill operated a grist mill originally built in 1730, adding a distillery and other shops in 1760. The Pomfret Manufacturing Company later built the Pomfret Cotton Mills to produce textile products in 1807; it is the . . . Map (db m126039) HM
44Connecticut, Windham County, Putnam — Morse Mansion
On Church Street.
This circa 1868 2 1/2-story Victorian Italianate villa-style home was built by textile magnate George Morse overlooking the Quinebaug River in sight of three of his mills. With the addition of wings, this building has been integrated into the . . . Map (db m126032) HM
45Connecticut, Windham County, Putnam — Putnam Civil War Statue
On Grove Street (Connecticut Route 12) at Ring Street, on the right when traveling west on Grove Street.
To the memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of Putnam and vicinity who fought for the preservation of the Union 1861 — 1865Map (db m123813) WM
46Connecticut, Windham County, Putnam — The Flood of 1955The rebirth of Putnam — Putnam River Trail —
On Kennedy Drive.
On August 19 1955, the Quinebaug River, fueled by rain from Hurricane Diana, overflowed its banks and flooded Putnam. Unlike earlier floods of the 1880s and 1930s, the flood of 1955 caused extensive damage. As the river carved a new channel . . . Map (db m126037) HM
47Connecticut, Windham County, Putnam — World War Memorial Bridge
On Pomfret Street (County Route 44) near Kennedy Drive.
Dedicated to those who served in World War IMap (db m133604) WM
48Connecticut, Windham County, Scotland — Samuel Huntington Birthplace
On Huntington Road (Connecticut Route 14) at Devotion Road, on the left when traveling east on Huntington Road.
Birthplace Of Samuel Huntington 1731 – 1796. Signer Of The Declaration Of IndependenceMap (db m140565) HM
49Connecticut, Windham County, Scotland — Scotland
On Huntington Road (Connecticut Route 14) at Devotion Road, on the right when traveling east on Huntington Road.
Scotland In 1700 Isaac Magune purchased several hundred acres of hilly terrain in the town of Windham and soon named it after his native land. By 1726 about eighty families of English Puritan, Scotch, and Huguenot descent had settled in the area. . . . Map (db m140368) HM
50Connecticut, Windham County, Scotland — Scotland Vietnam War Monument
On Huntington Road (Connecticut Route 14) at Devotion Road, on the right when traveling east on Huntington Road.
1964 – 1975 Dedicated in Honor of Those Citizens of Scotland who Served During the Viet Nam War Era Arnott, Raymond J. · Bard, Alphy C. · ★Barden, III, Andrew J. · ★Bergeron, Robert S. · Bernier, Gerard M. · Calderwood, . . . Map (db m140369) WM
51Connecticut, Windham County, Scotland — Scotland World War II Monument
On Huntington Road (Connecticut Route 14) at Devotion Road, on the right when traveling east on Huntington Road.
1941   1945 Dedicated In Honor of Citizens of Scotland Who Served in World War II And in Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice ★Edward L. Racicot · ★Thomas G. Passarello · ★Edward E. Roberts · ★Thomas . . . Map (db m140370) WM
52Connecticut, Windham County, Scotland — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteEastern Connecticut
On Huntington Road (Connecticut Route 14) at Pinch Street, on the left when traveling east on Huntington Road.
Eastern Connecticut 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 wintering in . . . Map (db m190106) HM
53Connecticut, Windham County, Sterling — Rochambeau Encampment
On Plainfield Pike (Route 14A) at Sterling Hill Road, on the left when traveling east on Plainfield Pike.
In this Vicinity French Troops Under Rochambeau Enroute from Yorktown Encamped During November 1782 Erected by the State and Deborah Avery Putnam Chap. D.A.R. CooperatingMap (db m140728) HM WM
54Connecticut, Windham County, Thompson — Eben S. Stevens
On Quinebaug Road (Connecticut Route 131) at Old Turnpike Road (Connecticut Route 197), on the right when traveling south on Quinebaug Road.
In Grateful Memory of Eben S. Stevens The Father of Our Village 1846 - 1924Map (db m195548) HM
55Connecticut, Windham County, Thompson — St. Stephen’s Church 9/11 Memorial
On Quinebaug Road (Connecticut Route 131) at Old Turnpike Road (Connecticut Route 197), on the right when traveling south on Quinebaug Road.
. . . Map (db m195550) HM
56Connecticut, Windham County, Thompson — Thompson
On Thompson Road (Connecticut Route 193) at Thomson Hill Road (Route 200), on the left when traveling north on Thompson Road.
Front The territory which the Nipmuc Indians called “Quinnatisset”, now included in the town of Thompson, was settled in 1693. The first settler, Richard Evans of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, purchased 200 acres in the . . . Map (db m101969) HM
57Connecticut, Windham County, Thompson — Thompson Civil and Spanish War Memorial
On Thompson Road (Route 193) when traveling north.
Dedicated by the Town of Thompson to its Soldiers of The Civil and Spanish Wars *** Names not transcribed ***Map (db m127278) WM
58Connecticut, Windham County, Thompson — Thompson KIA Memorial
On Riverside Drive at Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
In Remembrance to the Men of Thompson Killed In Action in Defense of Our Country World War I William Adams · Eldi Morin · Forest E. Young · William Broughton · Oscar W. Swanson World War II Theodore Angelo · Paul Auger · Frank Bednarz · . . . Map (db m195563) WM
59Connecticut, Windham County, Thompson — Thompson Revolutionary War Memorial
On County Route 193.
In Memoriam Soldiers of The Revolutionary War Who rest in this yard William Alton · Issachar Bates · Aaron Bixby · Bryant Brown · Gardner Bartholomew · Elijah Carpenter · Jonathan Copeland · Capt. Stephen Crosby · Elijah Crosby · Lieut. . . . Map (db m127076) HM WM
60Connecticut, Windham County, Thompson — Thompson Veterans Monument
On Riverside Drive at Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
In Dedication To the Men and Women of the Town of Thompson who Served Their Country with Honor from The Revolutionary War to Vietnam July 4, 1976Map (db m195561) WM
61Connecticut, Windham County, Thompson — Thompson World War I Monument
On Riverside Drive at Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
To the Men of Thompson Who Offered Their Lives in the Service of Their Country in the Great War for World Wide Liberty 1917 — 1919Map (db m195562) WM
62Connecticut, Windham County, Willimantic — Co.L First Inf. Memorial
On Main Street at Watson Street, on the left on Main Street.
Memorial In Grateful Memory of the Heroic Service of The Men of Co.L. First Inf. Conn. National Guard (Transferred to 102nd Inf. 26th Div. and Other Units) Who Went From This Armory July 7, 1917 And Upheld the Highest Ideals Of Our . . . Map (db m140520) WM
63Connecticut, Windham County, Willimantic — Impressionism in Connecticut
Near Main Street (Connecticut Route 66) east of Clark Street, on the right when traveling east.
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 called American . . . Map (db m207523) HM
64Connecticut, Windham County, Willimantic — Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial
On Main Street at Watson Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Dedicated to the Memory of U.S. Merchant Marine World War II Veterans December 7, 1941 – August 15, 1945 Willimantic, Connecticut Map (db m140523) WM
65Connecticut, Windham County, Willimantic — Polish National Home World War II Monument
On Main Street at Watson Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Roll of Honor Dedicated to the Members of the Polish National Home Who Served in the Armed Forces Of Our Country in World War II Stanley Andrychowski · Stephen Baronsky · John Baran · Joseph Bednaczyk · Anthony Bajger · George Breault · . . . Map (db m140527) WM
66Connecticut, Windham County, Willimantic — Thread City Crossing
On Main Street at South Street (Connecticut Route 66), on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
The frogs upon this bridge recount the celebrated Windham Frog Fight 0f 1754. The spools represent Willimantic’s historic prominence in cotton thread manufacture. David E. Phillips, an inspirational teacher and writer suggested the decorative . . . Map (db m140528) HM
67Connecticut, Windham County, Willimantic — White Eagle World War II Monument
On Main Street at Watson Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Roll of Honor Dedicated to the Members of the White Eagle American Citizens Club Who Served in the Armed Forces Of Our Country in World War II Joseph Andrychowski · Stanley Andrychowski · John J. Andrychowski · Stephen Baronsky · John Baran . . . Map (db m140525) WM
68Connecticut, Windham County, Willimantic — Windham Tercentenary
On High Street at Main Street (Connecticut Route 66), on the right when traveling south on High Street.
Town of Windham May 12, 1692     May 12, 1992 We dedicate this plaque to the citizens of the Town of Windham, in commemoration of the three hundredth anniversary celebration of the incorporation of the Town of Windham on May 12, 1692; and in . . . Map (db m140692) HM
69Connecticut, Windham County, Willimantic — Windham World War I Monument
Near Main Street (Connecticut Route 66) near High Street, on the left when traveling west.
In Commemoration of The Patriotism and Valor of the Officers and Men of Windham Who Served Their Country and Humanity In the World War 1917   1919 In The Hour of Their Country’s Need They Went Forth to Meet Toil, Privation and . . . Map (db m140690) WM
70Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — Charter Oak Sapling
On Windham Green Road at Plains Road, on the left when traveling south on Windham Green Road.
Windham Center School Planted a Charter Oak Sapling with a time capsule, April 14, 1944 Plaque given by Anne Wood Elderkin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 2013Map (db m140317) HM
71Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — Dr. Chester Hunt Office
On Windham Green Road at Plains Road, on the right when traveling south on Windham Green Road.
Dr. Chester Hunt Office This former sheriff’s office was built circa 1790. Originally it stood behind the sheriff Shuebel Abbe House Located at the south end of the green. Dr. Hunt (1789-1869) purchased the Abbe property in 1819. . . . Map (db m140333) HM
72Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — Staff Sgt. John V. Morascini
On Brick Top Road (Connecticut Route 14) at Union Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Brick Top Road.
In Memory of Staff Sgt. John V. Morascini Served in Vietnam 7-17-1942 — 7-14-1969 Land Donated by the Glynn FamilyMap (db m207542) WM
73Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — The Battle of the Frogs
On Windham Green Road at Plains Road, on the left when traveling south on Windham Green Road.
1758   1924 This Tablet Erected by the Anne Wood Elderkin Chapter D.A.R. To Commemorate the Legend of The Battle of the FrogsMap (db m140009) HM
74Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — Willimantic Veterans Council Memorial
On Windham Center Road (Connecticut Route 203) 0.2 miles south of Jerusalem Road, on the left when traveling north.
Erected Through the Efforts of the Greater Willimantic Veterans Council to Commemorate the Memory of Veterans of All Wars 1972Map (db m140315) HM
75Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — Windham
On Windham Center Road at Plains Road, on the left when traveling north on Windham Center Road.
The area which became Windham was a part of Joshúa's Tract, bequeathed to Captain John Mason and other Norwich men in a will dated February 29, 1675, by Mohegan Indian chief Joshua, son of Uncas. The gift included land in the present towns of . . . Map (db m140008) HM
76Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — Windham Center Cemetery
On Windham Center Road (Connecticut Route 203) 0.2 miles south of Jerusalem Road, on the left when traveling north.
This Section of the Windham Center Cemetery South of the Old Riding Lane, Presented to the Town of Windham October 1941 In Memory of Rose. M. Crandall Have faith; and put away all doubts and fears Your dear one waits beyond eternal . . . Map (db m140306) HM
77Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — Windham Free Library
On Windham Green Road at Plains Road, on the right when traveling south on Windham Green Road.
This Plaque is Dedicated to the Windham Free Library On the Occasion of its 100th Anniversary September 1897 – September 1997Map (db m140331) HM
78Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — Windham Vietnam Memorial
On Windham Center Road at Plains Road, on the left when traveling north on Windham Center Road.
In Grateful Tribute to the Men from The Town of Windham Who Died in Vietnam Mar. 29, 1943   John F. Shea   Mar. 9, 1964 Jan. 6, 1945   Gerald D. Boyd   June 21, 1967 Aug. 31, 1947   Henry W. Bernard   July 29, 1967 May 4, 1945   Robert E. . . . Map (db m140693) WM
79Connecticut, Windham County, Windham — Windham World War II Monument
On Windham Green Road at Plains Road, on the left when traveling south on Windham Green Road.
Dedicated by the People of Windham Center In Honor of Those Who Sacrificed and Served in World War II ★Peter L. Dubina · ★Richard E. Smith · ★Joseph A. Martel · ★Noel Sonnichsen Charles S. Anderson · Derwin P. . . . Map (db m140330) WM
80Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — Henry C. Bowen House
On Norwich Worcester Turnpike (County Route 169) at Academy Road, on the left when traveling north on Norwich Worcester Turnpike.
Henry C. Bowen House has been designated a National Historic Landmark This Building Possesses National Significance In Commemorating the History of the United States of America 1992 National Park Service United States . . . Map (db m141607) HM
81Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — North Woodstock Village CornersWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
On Route 169 at Route 197, on the right when traveling north on Route 169.
The intersection of two turnpikes brought about the growth of this settlement known for many years as Village Corners. The Norwich and Woodstock Turnpike began in 1801 to carry traffic northward to the Massachusetts line. About 1827 . . . Map (db m123732) HM
82Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — Plaine HillWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
On Route 169.
Front John Eliot and Daniel Gookin visited “Wabquisset” in 1674 to preach to upward of one hundred and fifty Indians. Soon after, King Philip''s war broke out and by August 1675, Captain Nathaniel Thomas of Providence . . . Map (db m123515) HM
83Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — Pulpit Rock RoadWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
On Route 169 at Old Hall Road, on the left when traveling north on Route 169.
Just south of here, Pulpit Rock Road joins Old Hall Road briefly and then turns west as a mostly unpaved road. Not far beyond the turn stands Pulpit Rock. This part of the road formed a small segment of the Connecticut path, which was part of . . . Map (db m123727) HM
84Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — Quasset School
On Frog Pond Road.
1748 – 1943 Moved to present site 1954 Built 1854 America’s oldest schoolhouse in regular use “Sacred to the beginning of America Education”Map (db m123514) HM
85Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — Red-White SchoolWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
On County Route 197 at Route 198, on the right when traveling west on County Route 197.
In 1690, Woodstock appointed its first school master and built a school in 1704. The first school to serve this, The "West Parish" was constructed in 1734. Tradition says that a red school house formerly stood on this site. About 1873 . . . Map (db m122557) HM
86Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — South WoodstockWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
On Stone Bridge Road at Route 169 on Stone Bridge Road.
Front The industry of northeastern Connecticut had its earliest beginnings in this area, Soon after arriving in 1686 the early settlers built a sawmill on a small brook running into the “Great Lake.” Later several . . . Map (db m123797) HM
87Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — The Woodstock AcademyWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
On Academy Road.
Front In 1801, The town of Woodstock gave land "on the common north of The Meeting House” for the first simple Academy building, founded by The Reverend Eliphalet Lyman, John McClellan, and others of the first ecclesiastical . . . Map (db m123798) HM
88Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — Town of Woodstock War Memorial I
On Norwich Worcester Turnpike (Route 169) at Academy Road, on the right when traveling north on Norwich Worcester Turnpike.
(front) In honor of those who served their Country in its struggles for liberty, justice and humanity 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 1812 War of 1812 1814 1846 War with Mexico 1848 1861 Civil War 1865 1898 Spanish America . . . Map (db m123854) WM
89Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — Town of Woodstock War Memorials
On Academy Road at Route 169 on Academy Road.
. . . Map (db m123877) WM
90Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock — Woodstock
On Connecticut Route 169, on the right when traveling north.
Front Near this place, in 1636, Thomas Hooker and his party may have passed by way of the Connecticut Path, going to settle what is now Hartford. In 1674 John Eliot, Apostle to the Indians, Pastor of the First Church in Roxbury, . . . Map (db m123401) HM
91Connecticut, Windham County, Woodstock Valley — Kenyonville, Connecticut
On Kenyonville Road at Crystal Pond Road when traveling west on Kenyonville Road.
Originally Kibbe's Village, Kenyonville dates back to 1843 when Joseph Kenyon purchased the Valley Woolen Mill from Chauncey Kibbe for $950. Born in Huddersfield, England in 1805, Kenyon studied woolen manufacturing processes and then came to . . . Map (db m174572) HM
 
 
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Feb. 7, 2023