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1985 Bicentennial Time Capsule Marker image, Touch for more information
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
1985 Bicentennial Time Capsule Marker
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — 1985 Bicentennial Time Capsule
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Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Albert F. Rockwell
Albert F. Rockwell 1862 – 1925 Inventor, manufacturer, public- spirited citizen. He gave to the city this park and contributed liberally to its development. His initiave and counsel were of great value in the civic and . . . — Map (db m34281) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol
[ front ] Bristol Bristol was originally a part of Farmington. In 1663 an easterly portion called "Poland" was granted to Thomas Barnes and three others. The area which later became Bristol was allotted in 1721 to Farmington settlers. In . . . — Map (db m33237) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Civil War Memorial
[ east side ] Members of Bristol Co. K. 16. Reg. C.V. Capt. Newton S. Manross. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Ae. 37 Henry Aldrich. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Ae. 11 Frank E. Wilcox. Died in Hospital, Nov. 9, 1862. Ae. . . . — Map (db m33231) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Korean War Monument
Korean War 1950 – 1953 Served With Honor to those who died Honor And Eternal Rest to those still missing Remembrance And Hope to those who returned Gratitude And Peace [ plaque at the base ] James E. Baehr • . . . — Map (db m33463) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Persian Gulf War Monument
August 7, 1994 This plaque is in recognition of all the men and women from Bristol and Forestville who served their country with pride during the Persian Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm. — Map (db m33520) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Revolutionary War Plaque
In Memory Of The Revolutionary War Patriots Who Sacrificed Their Lives And Fortune For Their Country Placed By Katherine Gaylord Chapter Daughters Of The American Revolution 1964 — Map (db m33517) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument
[ upper plaque ] Philippine Islands Cuba Porto Rico U.S.A. Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 [ lower plaque ] To Perpetuate the memory of the Citizens of Bristol Who served in the War with Spain, Philippine . . . — Map (db m34283) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Veterans Monument
In Honor And Tribute Of All Veterans Past, Present And Future Let Us Visit Here For Gratitude And Remembrance — Map (db m33510) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Vietnam Conflict Monument
[ front ] In Memory Of Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice [ back ] Made The Supreme Sacrifice Pelletier, Lawrence Joseph • Wade, Melvin A. • Levesque, Roland Philip • Thibeault, Gilbert • Jacob, Robert Michael • Nestico, . . . — Map (db m33465) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol World War I Memorial
This memorial was erected to honor those soldiers from Bristol, Connecticut who lost their lives during World War I. A pin-oak tree has been planted along the Memorial Boulevard, which was donated to the City of Bristol by Albert F. Rockwell, in . . . — Map (db m33515) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol World War II - Korean War Monument
To Remember And To Honor Those From Bristol Who Served God And Their Country In World War II And Korea [ left plaque ] World War II Ardenski, Edwin W. • Aube, Harold N. • Bachman, William J. • Bacon, Ernest L. • Bartley, . . . — Map (db m33509) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol WW I Monument
[ west side ] The City of Bristol To Honor Its Residents Who Served in The World War, Here Records Their Names [ southwest side ] These Gave Their Lives John J. Bresnahan • Reginald L. Brown • Sebastiano . . . — Map (db m33460) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Civil War — Preserve the Memory
Bristol’s original Civil War monument was dedicated on January 20, 1866, and stands in the West Cemetery. The ravages of time are slowly destroying the soldier’s names that appear on its weathered brownstone. To insure they are not forgotten, this . . . — Map (db m44356) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Come Ye To The Waters
Come Ye To The Waters Site Of 1749 – Old Mill – 1921 In Memoriam Ephraim Downs And Franklin Downs — Map (db m33625) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Dedicated To All Veterans
Dedicated To All Veterans Who Devotedly Served Their Country Army • Navy Marine Corps • Air Force Coast Guard • Woman's Corps — Map (db m34242) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Dedicated to the Memory of Our Fallen Comrades
Dedicated to the Memory Of Our Fallen Comrades And Presented to the City of Bristol By Harold F. Emmett Post No. 994 Veterans of Foreign Wars Of The United States. July 17, 1926 — Map (db m88302) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Forever Honored Forever Mourned
Forever Honored Forever Mourned To The Men And Women Who Served In The Armed Forces This Plot is Maintained by the Memorial Day Association of BristolMap (db m33234) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — John Christopher Mack
1929 This Tablet is to Perpetuate the Memory Of John Christopher Mack A public spirited citizen who truly loved Bristol the place of his birth. His declining years were spent in California yet his interest in his native town never . . . — Map (db m34282) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Memorial Boulevard Commemoration
Memorial Boulevard Commemoration 1921 – 1996 WW I Supreme Sacrifice Recognition Anthony Benaliark • Leslie E. Billings • William R. Bolton • William Neumann • Eugene Ridolpi • Frederick D. Sheldon — Map (db m33462) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Nathan Hale
[ east side ] Nathan Hale 1755 – 1776 The Connecticut Patriot Whose Last Words Were I Only Regret That I Have But One Life To Lose For My Country [ south side ] Erected in Memory Of Henry G. Bartley . . . — Map (db m34243) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — New Cambridge (now Bristol)
New Cambridge (now Bristol) Was Settled 1727 – 8 Since Early Days The Federal Hill Green Has Been Used As A Training Ground For Soldiers And A Playground For Children This Boulder Was Placed By Katherine Gaylord Chapter . . . — Map (db m34240) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — The Hiker
The Hiker Spanish American War Soldier Given By The Vanesse Family In Memory Of Deceased World War II Veterans November 12, 1984 — Map (db m33511) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — The History of Memorial Boulevard
The History of Memorial Boulevard In 1919, after the "Great War", Bristol was growing and needed a new high school. Albert F. Rockwell took the initiative and made a remarkable offer to the city. He would give 12 acres in Dunbar Meadows (north of . . . — Map (db m33622) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — The Southern New England Ice House on Birge Pond
For many years an icehouse stood on the southern shore of Birge Pond at the site of the present-day parking lot. In the days before refrigeration, ice was an important commodity and Birge Pond was the largest supplier of ice to the City of . . . — Map (db m93046) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Veterans Memorial Park
Veterans Memorial Park In Memory Of Veterans Of All Wars — Map (db m33507) HM

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