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Bethel, Connecticut Historical Markers

 
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By Michael Herrick, March 4, 2018
Bethel Marker
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bethel — Bethel
Bethel When this area was settled, soon after 1685, it was part of its present neighbor, Danbury. As population grew, residents petitioned the General Assembly of the Colony for parish status and a church closer than the center of Danbury. In 1759 . . . — Map (db m114646) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bethel — Bethel Railway Station - 1912
The above photo depicts Bethel’s second train station that was completed in 1899 and provided passenger service until 1996 when a new station was constructed further north along the line. Bethel’s original train station occupied this same spot from . . . — Map (db m48431) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bethel — Bethel Soldier’s Memorial
[ north face ] In Memory Of The Soldiers & Sailors Of Bethel Who Gave Their Lives In Defense Of The Union 1861 1865 [ south face ] Albert Woodruff   2nd Conn. Art. Adam Grimm   7th Conn. James Smith . . . — Map (db m26819) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bethel — Bethel World War I Monument
Erected By The Community Association Of Bethel In Honor Of Her War Veterans 1928 — Map (db m21233) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bethel — In Memory of All Bethel Veterans
This monument is dedicated to the brave men and women of the town of Bethel who, in times of war and peace, have faithfully served their country. We honor and express gratitude for their courage and the sacrifices they made to keep America a free . . . — Map (db m21234) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bethel — Phineas Taylor (P.T.) BarnumBorn Bethel, CT 1810
“I was born and reared in an atmosphere of merriment my natural bias was developed and strengthened by the associations of my youth; and I feel myself entitled to record the sayings and doings of the wags and eccentricities of Bethel because . . . — Map (db m69926) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bethel — Plumtrees Honor Roll
Plumtrees Honor Roll Parmly Brown • John E. Nelson • Leland Grumman Jr. Warren Abrams • Arthur Appell • George S Bates • Thomas Bergstrom • Arthur C. Brown • Raymond Capellaro • George Cher • Michael Cher • Stephen Cher • Richard Collier • William . . . — Map (db m55005) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bethel — Plumtrees School
Plumtrees School The Plumtrees School was built in 1867 as a one room school house for the Plumtrees District of Bethel. The school served the community from 1867 through 1970. At its closing it was the last operating one room school house in . . . — Map (db m55006) HM

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