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Litchfield, Connecticut Historical Markers

 
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By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
Tapping Reeve House and Law School
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Earliest American Law School
Earliest American Law School 1775 – 1833 Tapping Reeve And James Gould — Map (db m28522) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Homesite Of Lyman Beecher
Homesite Of Lyman Beecher Birthplace Of Henry Ward Beecher Harriet Beecher Stowe — Map (db m29093) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Litchfield
[ front ] Litchfield The "Greenwoods" or "Western Lands" of Connecticut were explored in 1715 by John Marsh of Hartford, purchased for fifteen pounds from the Potatuck Indians, who called the area "Bantam", and first settled in 1720. In . . . — Map (db m28521) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Litchfield
Litchfield Settled 1720 Oliver Wolcott Home Reeve’s Law School On South St. — Map (db m58643) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Litchfield Historic District
Litchfield Historic District Has Been Designated A Registered National Historic Landmark Under the Provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This Site Possesses Exceptional Value In Commemorating or Illustrating The . . . — Map (db m28573) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Litchfield Korean War Monument
In Honor Of Those From Litchfield Who Served In Korean War 1950 – 1955 Raymond H. Adkins • Kenneth A. Ainger • Raymond Ainger, Jr. • Donald S. Allvin • Joseph S. Altieri • Richard W. Archer • Truman R. Archer • Wayne R. Archer • Irving W. . . . — Map (db m28425) WM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Litchfield Soldiers Memorial
[ south side ] Pro Patria [ east side ] Roll Of Honor Died Norman L. Barber, Co. A 8. C.V. I. Harwinton, Ct. Oct 12, 1863 Hatteras Inlet Jan. 30, 1862 Francis E. Barber, Co. E. 8. C.V. I. New Berne George W. . . . — Map (db m28426) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Litchfield Vietnam War Monument
In Honor Of Those From Litchfield Who Served In Vietnam War 1964 – 1975 George J. Acerbi • Lawrence Adkins • Ross B. Adkins • Elizabeth H. Allcroft • Jack R. Anglevich • Will E. Anglevich • Truman R. Archer • David L. Arnold • George C. . . . — Map (db m28574) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Litchfield World War I Monument
In Honor Of The Men Of Litchfield Who Rendered Service In The World War 1917 – 1919 Duval Allen • Paul Allen, Jr. • Leslie F. Andrews • Stanley Axelby • William Axelby • Charles I. Bachman • George H. Baldwin • Robert L. Baldwin • . . . — Map (db m28424) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Litchfield World War II Monument
In Honor Of Those From Litchfield Who Served In World War II 1941 – 1947 [ 480 names are listed, front and back. The stars next to the following names indicate they gave their lives. ] Baldi, Albert M. • Banker, Douglas • Bigenwalt, . . . — Map (db m28853) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Mustered Out
Mustered Out 35 grave stones of Civil War soldiers surround the monument. 4 large cannon balls mark the corners of the plot.Map (db m31160) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home
Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home Presented By Helen J. Fitzgerald to the Litchfield Historical Society In Loving Memory Of Her Husband Harold Fitzgerald 1878 - 1948 — Map (db m28400) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Site of Church of Lyman Beecher
Here Stood The Church In Which Lyman Beecher Preached 1810 – 1826 One Half Mile North Stood The Home Where Were Born Harriet Beecher Stowe – 1811 Henry Ward Beecher – 1813 Erected By The Litchfield County University . . . — Map (db m28520) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Site of Pierce Academy
Site of Pierce Academy In 1792 Sarah Pierce Opened First Academy For Girls in America — Map (db m29128) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Site of Recruiting Tent
Site Of Recruiting Tent For 19th Conn Vol. Infy August 1862 — Map (db m28430) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Litchfield — Wadhams Brothers Memorial
[ west side ] Wadhams The battle is fought, the victory won. Rest, Soldiers, Rest. [ north side ] Edward Wadhams 1st Sergt. Co. E. 8. Regt. C.V. Killed near Fort Darling Va. May 16, 1864 Aged 27 [ . . . — Map (db m31161) HM

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