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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greenwich, Connecticut

Clickable Map of Fairfield County, Connecticut and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Fairfield County, CT (395) Litchfield County, CT (248) New Haven County, CT (356) Dutchess County, NY (337) Nassau County, NY (264) Putnam County, NY (122) Suffolk County, NY (474) Westchester County, NY (289)  FairfieldCounty(395) Fairfield County (395)  LitchfieldCounty(248) Litchfield County (248)  NewHavenCounty(356) New Haven County (356)  DutchessCountyNew York(337) Dutchess County (337)  NassauCounty(264) Nassau County (264)  PutnamCounty(122) Putnam County (122)  SuffolkCounty(474) Suffolk County (474)  WestchesterCounty(289) Westchester County (289)
Bridgeport is the county seat for Fairfield County
Greenwich is in Fairfield County
      Fairfield County (395)  
      Litchfield County (248)  
      New Haven County (356)  
      Dutchess County, New York (337)  
      Nassau County, New York (264)  
      Putnam County, New York (122)  
      Suffolk County, New York (474)  
      Westchester County, New York (289)  
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1Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — "Yogi"Greenwich's First Police Dog — Awarded National Police Hero Dog 1992 —
Assisted in 45 felony arrests. Saved the lives of his handler Sgt. Rich Cochran and another police officer. February 1988 - August 1996 Map (db m193152) HM
2Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Byram Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam Dedicated To The Honor And Sacrifice Of The Men And Women Of Byram Who Served In The Armed Forces In Defense Of Our Country Erected by the People of Byram 1953Map (db m38728) WM
3Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Founders and Proprietors Monument1640 - 1935
In memory of the courageous men who founded the first settlement of the Town of Greenwich in the Connecticut Colony July 18-1640 Everardus Bogardus • John Bowers • Robert Feaks • Jeffre Ferris • Angell Husted • Robert Husted • . . . Map (db m18669) HM
4Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — George C. Spader
In memory of George C. Spader First Commodore 1921 - 1923 and deceased members of the Byram Shore Boat Club Map (db m193151) HM
5Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — George Washington Paused Here
George Washington Paused here on the Post Road near this church, on October 16, 1789 and afterward wrote in his diary, "the superb landscape which is to be seen from the meeting house is a rich regalia". In Commemoration Of this . . . Map (db m38428) HM
6Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Greenwich Ninth District Veterans Memorial
Erected In Memory Of The Men From The Ninth District Greenwich, Connecticut Who Served In The Armed Forces And Paid The Supreme Sacrifice For Their Country Anthony J. Balco • Joseph T. Borowiec • Domenico S. Crucitti • Harold A. . . . Map (db m38713) WM
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7Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Greenwich Veterans Monument
In Reverent Memory Of Those Men From The Town of Greenwich Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice World War II Korea Vietnam [ flagpole base in front ] World War II Adams, John P. Jr. • Anderson, Leslie B. • Arthur, Chester H. • . . . Map (db m38425) WM
8Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Greenwich World War I Memorial
[ south side ] In Honor of The Men and Women Of Greenwich Who Served In The World War [ east side ] In Memory Of Those Who Died And an Inspiration To All Who Follow [ west side ] Second Battle . . . Map (db m38427) HM
9Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Putnam Cottage
From here Gen. Putnam escaped the British by his famous ride down "Put's Hill"Map (db m38606) HM
10Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Putnam's Escape
This Marks The Spot Where On February 26, 1779 General Israel Putnam, Cut Off From His Soldiers And Pursued By British Cavalry, Galloped Down This Rocky Steep And Escaped, Daring To Lead Where Not One Of Many Hundred Foes Dared To . . . Map (db m38607) HM
11Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Radio Station 1BCG
Near this spot on December 11, 1921, Radio station 1BCG sent to Ardrossan Scotland the first message ever to span the Atlantic on short waves. 1BCG, an amateur station, was built and operated by members of the Radio Club of . . . Map (db m186893) HM
12Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Raynal C. Bolling
[ front ] Bolling [ back ] Raynal C. Bolling Born September 1, 1877 Foresaw His Nation's Call to Arms And Left a Brilliant Career To Prepare Himself for Service In the World War Colonel of Aviation American . . . Map (db m38426) HM
13Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
Greenwich. To her loyal sons who fought for the Union, 1861-1865.Map (db m37440) HM
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14Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich — The Old Burying Ground at Byram Shore Road
The Old Burying Ground At Byram Shore Is Recognized For Its Historic Importance By The Historical Society Of the Town of Greenwich and The Byram Garden Club May 1999 Greenwich LandmarkMap (db m186969) HM
15Connecticut, Fairfield County, Greenwich, Old Greenwich — Old Greenwich Yacht Club
On July 18, 1640, Daniel Patrick and Robert Feaks landed on these shores in the name of the New Haven Colony to start a new settlement, later called Greenwich. This neck of land is called Elizabeth’s Neck after Mrs. Feaks. The anchor above this . . . Map (db m2048) HM
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Mar. 25, 2023