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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

 
Clickable Map of Hartford 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 Hartford County, CT (432) Litchfield County, CT (239) Middlesex County, CT (112) New Haven County, CT (355) New London County, CT (239) Tolland County, CT (103) Hampden County, MA (100)  HartfordCounty(432) Hartford County (432)  LitchfieldCounty(239) Litchfield County (239)  MiddlesexCounty(112) Middlesex County (112)  NewHavenCounty(355) New Haven County (355)  NewLondonCounty(239) New London County (239)  TollandCounty(103) Tolland County (103)  HampdenCountyMassachusetts(100) Hampden County (100)
Location of Windsor Locks, Connecticut
    Hartford County (432)
    Litchfield County (239)
    Middlesex County (112)
    New Haven County (355)
    New London County (239)
    Tolland County (103)
    Hampden County, Massachusetts (100)
 
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1Connecticut (Hartford County), Windsor Locks — Beacon and Tower
On Perimeter Road 1.7 miles west of South Street (Connecticut Route 75), on the right when traveling west.
Beacon and Tower In the late 1920's and early 1930's, powerful rotating beacons were installed at approximately twenty mile intervals along most of the major airways in the U.S. to facilitate night operations. Even as radio aids were developed, the . . . Map (db m126452) HM
2Connecticut (Hartford County), Windsor Locks — Connecticut Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial
On Perimeter Road 1.5 miles west of South Street (Connecticut Route 75), on the right when traveling west.
Connecticut Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial The design of the Memorial was conceived by the Connecticut Firefighters Memorial Committee and incorporates a plaza-like setting featuring a brick patio in the form of a Maltese cross, the universal symbol . . . Map (db m126451) HM
3Connecticut (Hartford County), Windsor Locks — Soldiers Memorial Hall
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 159) at Elm Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
1890 Soldiers Memorial Hall built by Charles E. Chaffee. and presented by him to J.H. Converse Post. No 67 G.A.R. In memory of those who went from Windsor Locks and lost their lives in the service of Our Country in the late . . . Map (db m99673) HM
4Connecticut (Hartford County), Windsor Locks — Windsor Locks
On Main Street (Connecticut Route 159) at Oak Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
(front) Windsor Locks Incorporated May 30, 1854, the town was formerly Pine Meadow district of Windsor. A Dutch trader, Captain Adriaen Block, came up the Connecticut River in the spring of 1614 as far as Enfield Rapids. The . . . Map (db m40839) HM
5Connecticut (Hartford County), Windsor Locks — Windsor Locks Korean Conflict Monument
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 159) near Elm Street, on the left when traveling north.
In Honor To Those Men and Women From Windsor Locks Who Served In the Armed Forces of The United States of America During the Korean Conflict 1950 — 1953 Erected by the Town of Windsor Locks And the Veterans Memorial Committee . . . Map (db m99642) WM
6Connecticut (Hartford County), Windsor Locks — Windsor Locks Vietnam War Monument
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 159) at Elm Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
In Honor To Those Men and Women From Windsor Locks Who Served In the Armed Forces of The United States of America During the Vietnam War 1964 — 1973 Erected by the Town of Windsor Locks And the Veterans Memorial Committee . . . Map (db m99672) WM
7Connecticut (Hartford County), Windsor Locks — Windsor Locks World War I and II Monument
On South Main Street (Connecticut Route 159) at Elm Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
To you from failing hands We throw the torch Be yours to hold it high     McCrae To The Honor Of The Men And Women Of Windsor Locks Wo Served Their Country In World War I World War II Paid The Supreme Sacrifice . . . Map (db m99671) WM
 
Apr. 17, 2021