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Historical Markers and War Memorials in New Britain, Connecticut

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Location of New Britain, Connecticut
    Hartford County (432)
    Litchfield County (239)
    Middlesex County (112)
    New Haven County (355)
    New London County (242)
    Tolland County (103)
    Hampden County, Massachusetts (100)
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1Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — 100 Birthday of Freedom Tree
This Tree Was Planted By Stanley Post No. 11 July 4, 1879 To Commemotate The 100 Birth Day Of Freedom Of The U.S. of A.Map (db m41388) HM
2Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — 1st Sgt. Henry J. Szczesny
. . . Map (db m41472) HM
3Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Belvidere Area WWII Veterans
Erected As A Lasting Tribute To The Men Of The Belvidere Area Who Served Their Country In World War II Abrahamson, Beatrice • Alexander, George M. • Alfano, James J. • Alfano, Joseph F. • Alfano, Leon J. • Anderson, Charles E. • Anderson, Frank . . . Map (db m41627) HM
4Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Brig. Gen. Casimir Pulaski
. . . Map (db m41632) HM
5Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Brig. Gen. John Patterson House
About Thirty Feet from this Spot Stood the House in Which Brig. Gen. John Patterson Was Born in 1743 - 4 Member of two Provincial Congresses from Lenox Mass. Leader in the War of Independence Distinguished Jurist and Member of . . . Map (db m41611) HM
6Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Burritt Hotel
Burritt Hotel Built 1924 Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places July 28, 1983Map (db m41440) HM
7Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Captain Brian S. Letendre
Captain Brian S. Letendre United States Marine Corps 5/13/79 – 5/3/06 1/25 MITT Al Anbar Province, IraqMap (db m41654) WM
8Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Charles K. Hamilton
Charles K. Hamilton From This Area July 2, 1910 Flew the First Airplane In Connecticut Erected 1970 by New Britain Herald Chamber of Commerce New Britain Lodge of Elks 957 In Memory Of Brother Charles K. Hamilton Paul I. . . . Map (db m41438) HM
9Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary
City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary 1850 – 2000 Tree Planting Legacy Project Mayor Lucian J. Pawlak • Honarary Chair Thomas G. Ronalter • Sesquicentennial Chair Aime Brochu • Common Council Majority Leader Geoffrey G. . . . Map (db m41309) HM
10Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Cornelius B. Erwin
Cornelius B. Erwin 1811 – 1885 Cornelius Erwin was one of New Britain's greatest benefactors and an original shareholder in the Walnut Hill Park Company. He built several successful businesses including Russell & Erwin Manufacturing Company, . . . Map (db m41763) HM
11Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Darius Miller
Darius Miller A frugal dry goods merchant who died in 1919 as a multi-millionaire, Miller bequeathed funds to local institutions, including a seventy-five thousand dollar trust to the City of New Britain. He asked that "the income be used and . . . Map (db m41758) HM
12Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Elise Traut
Elise Traut Born in Gotha, Germany, in 1855, Elise Traut started one of New Britain's best traditions – the Christmas Tree in Central Park. Active in community organizations and an avid writer, she resided on Arch Street. In 1912, she . . . Map (db m41756) HM
13Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Fairview Cemetery
[ left arch ] Fairview Cemetery City of New Britain First Burial 1756 This Memorial Gateway Erected In 1936 [ right arch ] In Memory Of Charles Smith Landers 1846   1900 "For the trumpet shall sound and the . . . Map (db m41610) HM
14Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Fourth Ward WWII Veterans Monument
Dedicated By The Fourth Ward To Those Who Served In World War II [ back ] They Served For God And Country [ front small plaque ] Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice Joseph Ara • Raymond Balinskas • Casimer Casper . . . Map (db m41605) HM
15Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Frederick "Doc" Mirliani
Frederick "Doc" Mirliani May 30, 1909 – April 21, 1996 New Britain UNICO honors Frederick "Doc" Mirliani, an American of Italian heritage, for his contributions to the City of New Britain. "Doc," who wrote the New Britain High School . . . Map (db m41307) HM
16Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Frederick H. North
Frederick H. North 1824 – 1907 Frederick North was born in New Britain on August 10, 1824. After graduating from Yale University in 1846, he entered the manufacturing business with his father and later joined with Oliver Stanley and John B. . . . Map (db m41765) HM
17Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Frederick Law Olmstead
Frederick Law Olmstead 1822 – 1903 Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead, the nineteenth century visionary who founded the profession of landscape architecture, is responsible for the overall design of Walnut Hill Park. Influenced by the . . . Map (db m41759) HM
18Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Frederick T. Stanley
Frederick T. Stanley 1802 – 1883 Frederick Trenck Stanley was an early civic leader and a successful industrialist. The development of Walnut Hill Park arose from one of Stanley's visionary projects, the development of a water works. Stanley . . . Map (db m41767) HM
19Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — George M. Landers
George M. Landers 1813 – 1895 George Landers, another member of the Walnut Hill Park Company, was a giant among nineteenth century industrialists. Born in Lenox, Massachusetts, he came to New Britain at the age of sixteen and learned the . . . Map (db m41764) HM
20Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — George Washington Bicentennial
In Commemoration Of The Bi-Centennial Anniversary Of The Birth Of George Washington These Trees Are Dedicated Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 1932 Participating Organizations American Legion, Eddy Glover Post No. 6 • American Legion . . . Map (db m41651) HM
21Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Henry E. Russell
Henry E. Russell 1816 – 1893 A member of the Walnut Hill Park Company, Henry Russell was one of New Britain's leading industrialists of the nineteenth century. He is primarily remembered for his partnership in the Russell and Erwin . . . Map (db m41766) HM
22Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Holy Cross WWII / Korean Conflict Monument
Dedicated To Veterans From Holy Cross Parish Who Served In The Defense Of Our Country During The Second World War 1941 - - - 1945 and The Korean Conflict 1950 - - - 1953 Erected By Holy Cross Mothers Of Servicemen Society . . . Map (db m41649) WM
23Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Honored Veterans Walk With God
Honored Veterans Walk With God Greater Love Hath No Man Than Service To His CountryMap (db m41607) WM
24Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — I Have A Dream
I Have A Dream Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929 - 1968 We have inherited a large house, a great world house in which we have to live together – black and white, easterner and westener, gentile and Jew, Catholic and Protestant, . . . Map (db m41630) HM
25Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — In Memoriam John F. Kennedy
. . . Map (db m41439) HM
26Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Joseph J. "Joe" Buzas
Joseph J. "Joe" Buzas In Grateful Appreciation For Bringing Minor League Baseball To New Britain In 1983Map (db m41516) HM
27Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Leo A. Milewski Park
Leo A. Milewski Park This park in the heart of our city symbolizes our deep and abiding spirit of renewal. It is gratefully dedicated to Leo A. Milewski, 1910 – 1969 Whose faith and courage while serving as Chairman of the . . . Map (db m41474) HM
28Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Lorenzo Deming
Lorenzo Deming, born Sept 6, 1843. Joined U.S. Navy, captured at Plymouth N.C. at the destruction of the Rebel Iron Clad Albermarle, Nov 27, 1864 and died in Rebel Prison at Salisbury N.C. Feb 5, 1865.Map (db m61943) WM
29Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — National Iwo Jima Memorial
(west side) Battle for Iwo Jima World War II Connecticut Men Killed In Action Benny R. Amarone • Robert C. Armstrong • Roger W. Arsenault • Richard Barella • Lewis G. Benko • Henry J. Blaski • Fred W. Borger • Walter E. Brandenberger • . . . Map (db m42306) HM
30Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — New Britain
New Britain The Ecclesiastical Society of New Britain was formed 1754 by division of Kensington Society called Great Swamp. New Britain became a town 1850. Charter of incorporation was granted by Connecticut General Assembly 1870 which was accepted . . . Map (db m41312) HM
31Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — New Britain Soldiers' Monument
[ south side ] With Malice Toward None With Charity For All With Firm Ness In The Right Lincoln Oh Rare And Royal Was The Sacrifice [ east side ] Let Us Have Peace Grant For You And Me They Put Their Armor . . . Map (db m41470) HM
32Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — New Britain Spanish-American War Memorial
[ panel 1 ] In Memoriam Not a war for conquest or military glory, but a righteous war fought by American volunteers to succor the weak and oppressed against foreign tyranny and to give to Cuba and the Philippines a place among the . . . Map (db m41515) HM
33Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — New Britain Veterans Memorial
[ center stone ] Dedicated To The Men And Women Who Served Their Country In Time Of War Abramczyk, Stanley E. U.S.A. • Abramowicz, Julius M. U.S.A. • Anderson, Norman J. U.S.A. • Anderson, Verner E. U.S.A. • Anisko, John C. U.S.A. • . . . Map (db m41471) WM
34Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — New Britain Vietnam Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of The Vietnam Veterans From New Britain Who Lost Their Lives In Vietnam Pedro O. Cancel PFC. • Richard E. Chabot L/Cpl • Richard W. Roy Sp4 Michael Smith L/Cpl • Paul Thorik Jr. Cpl • Stanley J. Ciesielski Sp4 • Francisco . . . Map (db m41600) HM
35Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — New Britain World War I Monument
[ south side ] To Her Sons Who Gave Their Lives To Their Country In The World War Their Names Are Here Inscribed Their Memory Lives In The Heart Of A Grateful City [ north side ] MDCCCCXXVII The City Of New Britain . . . Map (db m41383) HM
36Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Original Design of Walnut Hill Park
Original Design of Walnut Hill Park By Olmstead Vaux & Co. Landscape Architects – 1870 On July 18, 1867 Frederick T. Stanley sent the following letter to Frederick Law Olmstead Dear Sir: A Public park is proposed to be laid out in . . . Map (db m41374) HM
37Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Salute To Women
Salute To Women Throughout our century of wars, we have rightfully paid homage, and erected monuments to our veterans commemorating their heroic deeds and sacrifices. Today, we recognize and pay homage, and salute our women; our mothers, wives, . . . Map (db m41384) HM
38Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr.
In Memory Of Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. United States Marine Corps Reserve October 29, 1929   October 26, 1952 Killed in action in Korea and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by the President of the United States for . . . Map (db m41306) HM
39Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Seth E. Case — 1825 - 1864
Seth Case was born in Simsbury, Connecticut in 1825 and graduated from Yale College in 1847. he was a successful lawyer in New Britain, was one of the shareholders of the Walnut Hill Park Company, and later became a Judge of Probate for the . . . Map (db m41761) HM
40Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Sulliman Memorial
Sulliman Memorial A Lasting Tribute To The Men Of Belvidere Who Gave Their Lives In The Korean Conflict George S. Sulliman 1st Lt. Infantry U.S.M.C. Killed In Action, April 24, 1951 At Hwachon, Korea [ small plaque on right ] . . . Map (db m41656) WM
41Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Tadeusz Kosciuszko
Born 1746   Died 1817 Brigadier General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Born in Poland 1746. Fought in Revolutionary War 'Engineers' at Saratoga, New York, Charleston, Yorktown, erected fortifications at West Point Colonel and Adjutant to George . . . Map (db m41633) HM
42Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — TGM Memorial Parkade
Private Stanley P. Todzia Co. M 43rd Inf.Div. Killed July 12, 1943 Munda Trail New Georgia Island Private Edward J. Giramonti Co. I 43rd Inf.Div. Killed Aug. 3, 1943 Munda Trail New Georgia Island Tech./Sgt. Frank L. . . . Map (db m41647) HM
43Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — This Captured Gun
1914   1918 This Captured Gun Is A Memento Of The World War And of The Valor and Sacrifice Of Our ForcesMap (db m41652) HM
44Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — To Elihu Burritt
Peace And Universal Brotherhood [ back ] 1810   1879 To Elihu Burritt Learned Blacksmith Scholar Linguist Phil anthropist to Whose Love For Humanity The World Owes the First International Peace Congress and . . . Map (db m41514) HM
45Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — VFW Post 511 Vietnam Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam To New Britain's Sons Who Lost Their Lives In Vietnam Pedro Cancel PFC. • Richard E. Chabot L/Cpl • Richard W. Roy Sp4 Michael Smith L/Cpl • Paul Thorik Jr. Cpl • Stanley J. Ciesielski Sp4 • Francisco Gregory L/Cpl • Richard . . . Map (db m41601) HM
46Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Walnut Hill Park
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m41385) HM
47Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — William A. Churchill
William A. Churchill William Churchill was one of the ten shareholders in the Walnut Hill Park Company, which was incorporated in 1857 for the purpose of developing a public park. He was one of New Britain's early philanthropists. In addition to . . . Map (db m41762) HM
48Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — William B. Stanley
William B. Stanley William Stanley was one of New Britain's earliest and most progressive manufacturers. Stanley, in partnership with his brother, Frederick Stanley, began the manufacture of door locks in New Britain in 1831 – the first . . . Map (db m41755) HM
49Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Ye Old State House Step
Ye Old State House Step New Haven Erected 1828 Destroyed 1889Map (db m41386) HM
50Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj
Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj This human rights monument of common field stone and steel is built in memory of Father Jerzy Popieluszko who gave his life to God and to the goals of Solidarosc – human rights, justice, peace and freedom for Poland and . . . Map (db m41435) HM
May. 13, 2021