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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Farmington, Connecticut

 
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Farmington is in Hartford County
    Hartford County (432)
    Litchfield County (241)
    Middlesex County (117)
    New Haven County (355)
    New London County (242)
    Tolland County (104)
    Hampden County, Massachusetts (100)
 
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1Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — "American Board"
Here Was Founded the "American Board" 1810 Oldest U. S. Society For Foreign MissionsMap (db m33014) HM
2Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions
American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions Here, on September 5, 1810, in the parsonage of the Reverend Noah Porter, minister of the Congregational Church of Farmington, Connecticut, the American Board Of Commissioners for . . . Map (db m33015) HM
3Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Canal Aqueduct
Canal Aqueduct The Farmington Canal Crossed the River By This Bridge 1828 - 1847Map (db m33016) HM
4Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Canal Junction
The Unionville Feeder Canal joined the Farmington Canal here, providing the water from Granby to New Haven. You are standing on the “Long Level”, 26 miles without a lock. 1828-1847.Map (db m92153) HM
5Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington
[ front ] Farmington On January 16, 1640 the Connecticut General Court empowered a committee to "view those parts by Vnxus Sepus wch may be suitable" for settlement. Soon afterward a small group of families traveled nine miles westward . . . Map (db m33066) HM
6Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington
Farmington Laid Out 1640 As Tunxis Plantation A Trading Center Of Frontier AreaMap (db m34239) HM
7Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington and the Freedom Trail
Known in the 1800’s as “the hub” of Connecticut’s Underground Railroad, Farmington was home to an active group of prominent and outspoken abolitionists, several of whom were involved in state, national and international anti-slavery . . . Map (db m95984) HM
8Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington Veterans Memorial
Duty • Honor • Country [ column 1 ] U.S. Army • Suppression of Pequots (1637) • King Philip's War (1675 – 76) • Jobanna Smith • French & Indian Skirmishes (1711 – 12) • Defense Of Litchfield (1724) • Louisburg Expedition . . . Map (db m33068) HM
9Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Lest We Forget
Lest We Forget In honor and grateful remembrance of our French Allies in the Revolution, whose army, under the command of General Count de Rochambeau, marched past this spot enroute from Newport and Providence, R.I., to join General Washington on . . . Map (db m33769) HM
10Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Lt. Vincent H. Core Memorial Site
Site of U.S. Army Air Corps P47 Thunderbolt plane crash in which the pilot Second Lieutenant Vincent Hugh Core died on April 11, 1945Map (db m91860) HM WM
11Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Pitkin's Basin
On this site in 1828 was located "Pitkin's Basin" for the Farmington Canal Company. On November 10, 1828 the packet boat "James Hillhouse" was launched here on its first voyage to New Haven from port of Farmington. The gray building . . . Map (db m106441) HM
12Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Rochambeau Route 1781-82
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13Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — The Farmington Aqueduct
The Farmington Canal crossed various topographic features- rivers, hills, roads and woodlands. Boats traveling the length of the canal passed through 28 locks that compensated for changes in elevation. Perhaps the most impressive engineering . . . Map (db m111590) HM
14Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — The Farmington Canal
The Farmington Canal The 56-mile Farmington Canal was Connecticut's super-highway of the 1830s and 1840s. Begun in 1825, the canal was the largest engineering project ever attempted in New England. Inspired by the commercial success of the . . . Map (db m33017) HM
15Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — The Legend of Will Warren’s Den
In the middle 1800s, it is believed, the cave was the home of Farmington’s mystery man, Will Warren. He was a poor farmhand with no property of his own. He refused to attend the village church on Sundays and spent his free time with the few Native . . . Map (db m92260) HM
16Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Unionville Feeder Canal
The Unionville Feeder Canal crossed here, providing most of the water for the Farmington Canal, from Granby, CT to New Haven, CT 1828-1847.Map (db m127444) HM
17Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park
Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park ---------- Dedicated to two valiant men who gave their lives saving others during the raging flood of August 1955 ---------- Charles J. Yodkins, Sr A Farmington Police Officer ---------- Joseph J. Morin, . . . Map (db m33063) HM
 
Sep. 16, 2021