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Fairfield, Connecticut Historical Markers

 
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
Andrew Roland House
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Andrew Roland House
Built By Andrew Roland And His Wife Elizabeth Daughter of Governor Fitch 1760 Their Son Saw the British Land And Gave the Alarm — Map (db m65124) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Andrew Ward Memorial
In memory of Andrew Ward Born in England 1597 One of the founders of Wethersfield and Stamford ——— An honored citizen of Fairfield Conn. where he died in 1659 ——— Member of a Commission . . . — Map (db m27172) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Burr Homestead
Home Of Thaddeus And Eunice Dennie Burr Here Dorothy Quincy and John Hancock President Of The Continental Congress Were Married in 1775 Burned By British in 1779 Rebuilt in 1790 — Map (db m27371) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — David Ogden House
. . . — Map (db m27419) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Dr. Hosea Hurlburt House
Home Of Dr. Hosea Hurlburt 1753 Surgeon in Connecticut Continental Line — Map (db m27565) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Fairfield
Marker front: In 1639 Roger Ludlow and five companions, after serving in the Pequot War, purchased from the Indians a rich and abundant expanse of land which they called by the Indian name "Uncowaye." Shortly thereafter the name "Fairfield" . . . — Map (db m27176) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Fairfield Boulder
This boulder commemorates the settlement of Fairfield by Roger Ludlow in 1639 and the burning of the Town by the British July 8, 1779. From the founding of the Town the religious, military and civic life of the people has centered . . . — Map (db m27227) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Fairfield Honor Roll
Fairfield Honor Roll In Honor of the Men and Women who Have Served In World War I World War II Korea Vietnam Persian Gulf [ far left panel ] Korea [ 559 names listed] [ left panel ] World War I [ . . . — Map (db m27370) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Fairfield Revolutionary War Memorial
1775 1783 In everlasting memory of the Patriots and Soldiers of Fairfield who served in the War of the American Revolution ——— Erected by the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution A.D. . . . — Map (db m27171) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Fairfield Sons Memorial
In Grateful Loving Memory Of All Fairfield Sons Who Have Laid Down Their Lives For Our Country World War I World War II Korea Vietnam Dedicated Nov. 11, 1988 Southport, Conn. — Map (db m27151) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Fairfield Vietnam War Memorial
This Memorial is hereby dedicated to the men and women who honorably served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during the Vietnam War December 22, 1961 – May 7, 1975 May their sacrifices for human rights never be . . . — Map (db m27229) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — George Hull Home Lot
Site Of Original Home Lot Of George Hull 1590 – 1659 Farmer, Trader Judge, Surveyor And Legislator — Map (db m27373) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Isaac Tucker House
Built By Isaac Tucker -- 1766 – Left standing when the British burned Fairfield — Map (db m27158) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — John J. Sullivan (1906 – 1997)
This building is renamed and dedicated in honor and memory of Fairfield's first Selectman John J. Sullivan (1906 – 1997) Who spent 24 years (1959 – 1983) as town leader. Our town was his life. He lived his . . . — Map (db m27225) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Jonathan Sturges Cottage
Jonathan Sturges Cottage Built 1840 Has Been Designated A National Historic Landmark This Building Possesses National Significance In Commemorating the History of The United States of America 1994 National Park . . . — Map (db m27375) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Men of Greenfield Hill
In Memory Of The Men Of Greenfield Hill Who Fought In The American Revolution John Alvord Benjamin Banks 4th Daniel Banks David Banks Ebenezer Banks Esq. Ebenezer Banks Elijah Banks Eliphalet Banks Gershom Banks Gershom . . . — Map (db m27420) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Moorlands c. 1836
Former site of the Buckley Tavern, c.1750 — Map (db m27157) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Nathan Bulkley House
Built 1750 By Nathan Bulkley Pre-Revolutionary Spared By British When Town Was Burned — Map (db m27153) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Pequot Swamp Fountain
. . . — Map (db m27377) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Reverend John Jones Memorial
In memory of Revd John Jones AB MA The Revd John Jones was born in Southampton England in 1595 and was a graduate of Queens College Cambridge A Puritan divine of the Church of England he was the first pastor of the . . . — Map (db m27174) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Roger Ludlow
. . . — Map (db m27141) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Site of "Verna"
Site of "Verna" Home of Timothy Dwight Chaplain in Continental Army Pastor of Greenfield Founder of Academy Poet of "Greenfield Hill" President of Yale 1795 - 1815 — Map (db m27421) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Site of Old Tavern of Greenfield
Site of Old Tavern Of Greenfield 1792 – 1812 At the Sign of The Black Horse Here Rufus Putnam, Tallyrand, Don Juadenes, Rufus King, Joel Barlow and Tapping Reeve Were Guests — Map (db m27563) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Site of Trinity Church
Site Of Trinity Church 1790 – 1844 Rev. Philo Shelton Rector For Forty Years First To Be Ordained By First American Bishop Samuel Seabury — Map (db m27376) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Southport Wharves
From The Wharves Of Southport Went Out Men Who Fought Under John Paul Jones Isaac Hull And John Barry — Map (db m27147) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Thomas Sherwood Memorial
In memory of Thomas Sherwood 1586 – 1655 Puritan – Pioneer – Ancestor A founder of New England A first settler of Fairfield Deputy to the General Court Committeeman Soldier of the Pequot War and his wives . . . — Map (db m27173) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Up This Road
Up this road 2600 British Troops marched July 7th 1779 under command of General Tyron and burned Fairfield — Map (db m27155) HM

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