Historical Markers and War Memorials in Glastonbury, Connecticut
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Formerly part of Wethersfield, the town was named for Glastonbury in England. Its thirty four original farms, running from the River three miles east “into the wilderness,” were the first officially surveyed by Connecticut Colony, . . . — — Map (db m98863) HM
Erected in Memory of
Capt. Frederick M. Barber
And the Soldiers of Glastonbury
Who Gave Their Lives for Their Country.
By Mercy Turner Barber.
1861 Civil War 1865
More enduring than this monument will be the memory of their . . . — — Map (db m98832) WM
World War II
A Tribute to the Men and Women
Who Served Their Country.
In Honor of These Who Gave Their Lives.
Andrews, Harry E. · Bemer, Steven J. · Boeris, John N. · Carl, Goodrich F. · Chamberlin, Theodore L. · Connell, . . . — — Map (db m98803) WM
In Honor of Those Who Served Their
Country In The Second World War and In Memory Of
Charles Galli Who Was Killed In Action
Herbert Amond · Richard A. Bantle · Everett E. Bantly · Allen F. Behnke · Robert G. Brash · Charles W. Chase, Jr. · . . . — — Map (db m98862) WM
In Honor of Those of the Town of Glastonbury Who
Answered Their Country’s Call To Serve Humanity
Aborn, Merritt W. · Adams, Charles W. · Ahern, Matthew A. · Antos, Charles F. · Backus, Joseph H. · Barber, George H., M.D. · . . . — — Map (db m98802) WM
In Honor Of
John Lee Levitow
Sergeant, United States Air Force
3rd Special Operations Squadron
Congressional Medal of Honor
President Richard M. Nixon
May 14, 1970
For conspicuous gallantry . . . — — Map (db m98833) WM
This land is part of the original grant east of the great river made to John Robbins of Wethersfield in 1640. The original lot of 132 acres – 22 rods wide – extended three miles from the river into the hills. With Eleazar . . . — — Map (db m98902) HM
Site of Second Meeting House
First Church of Christ
1735 – 1837
News of the battles of Lexington and Concord
reached here while Rev. John Eells was
preaching and was announced from the pulpit
April 28, 1775 . . . — — Map (db m98901) HM