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By Michael Herrick, March 3, 2017
26th Regiment Connecticut Volunteeers Monument
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — 26th Regiment Connecticut Volunteeers
( inscribed around the obelisk ) June 14, 1863 · Port Hudson · May 27, 1863 ( south side ) Erected To the Memory of the 26th Regiment Conn. Volunteeer Infantry 26th Regt. Conn. Vols. ( north side ) Total Membership 825 . . . — Map (db m101860) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Angelo Sanquedolce Memorial Plaza
The Angelo Sanquedolce Memorial Plaza Dedicated May 14, 1999 The Heritage Riverfront Park Plaza is hereby named and dedicated in honor of Angelo J. Sanquedolce, Comptroller of the City of Norwich from 1968 to 1998, for thirty years of exemplary . . . — Map (db m101880) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Benedict Arnold
          Benedict Arnold was born here in January 1741. He and a younger sister, Hannah, were the only survivors of eleven children. The original family home no longer exists.           As a young man of 14, he served an apprenticeship as a . . . — Map (db m83323) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Central Baptist Church
Central Baptist Church Central Baptist Church was founded in 1840 and under the zeal and energy of Rev. Miner G. Clarke grew rapidly to over 400 members. The church's first organist, Ithamar Conkey, composed the music to "In The Cross of Christ I . . . — Map (db m101881) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Cristoforo Colombo Monument
( south side ) Cristoforo Colombo 1492 – 1992 Onorate I Vostri Genitori ( Behold Your Parents ) ( north side ) Presented to the City of Norwich by the Italian – American Citizens on the 500th . . . — Map (db m101856) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard
David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard dedicated on the 19th day of October in the year 2013 and to honor the 150th anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham lincoln on January 1, 1863 Whereas, on the twenty-second day of . . . — Map (db m101879) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Dr. Charles H. Osgood Fountain
Dr. Charles H. Osgood Fountain Dr. Osgood was one of the original founding fathers of the Norwich Free Academy in 1854. The fountain was on his estate at the corner of Washington and Broad Streets. In 1957, Milton Green purchased and . . . — Map (db m101943) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — East District School
East District School Once upon a time in Norwich... In 1789, when Norwich was the second largest city in the State, Thomas Leffingwell IV sold to the inhabitants of the East School District for 6 pounds, land “for the purpose of said . . . — Map (db m101941) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Everlasting Vigilance
Everlasting Vigilance Spec Jacob D. Martir US Army Operation Iraqi Freedom 18 August 2004 1st Lt Keith N. Heidman US Army Operation Iraqi Freedom 28 May 2007 — Map (db m101801) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Hopkins & Allen Gun Factory
Once upon a time in Norwich… Hopkins & Allen Gun Factory was the city’s largest employer. During the Civil War, Norwich provided more arms for the Union forces than any other city. As the nation’s largest armory, Hopkins & Allen was just one . . . — Map (db m101882) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — In Memory of Captain Samuel Chester Reid
In Memory of Captain Samuel Chester Reid 1783 — 1861 Born at Norwich, Conn. Aug. 25, 1783. During the War of 1812 commander of the American privateer General Armstrong. Captain Reid planned the United States Flag which was . . . — Map (db m101775) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — John F. Slater
Nov. 4 A.D. 1886 This Building Dedicated to the Education of the Young And Commemorative of John F. Slater Is Erected by His Son William A. Slater And by Him Presented to the Norwich Free Academy In Grateful Recognition Of . . . — Map (db m101954) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Lathrop Manor
Lathrop Manor John Olmstead, Norwich's first physician, settled here in 1661 and later sold his house to Samuel Lathrop. After the original house burned in 1745, it was rebuilt by Samuel's son, Dr. Daniel Lathrop. Near the family home, Dr. Lathrop . . . — Map (db m101913) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Leffingwell Inn
Leffingwell Inn In 1675, Steven Backus built a simple two-room, side-chimney house. Over two centuries, it would be modified many times. Thomas Leffingwell, a founder of Norwich and friend of the Great Sachem, Uncas, bought the house in 1700 and . . . — Map (db m101942) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Lowthorpe Meadows
Lowthorpe Meadows Of this 18-acre meadow, the manor portion was deeded to a trust in 1907 by Emily Serena Gilman and Louisa Gilman Lane “in consideration of their love and goodwill to the inhabitants of Norwich, and in memory of their . . . — Map (db m101911) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich POW MIA Monument
POW★MIA You Are Not Forgotten — Map (db m101799) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich Soldier’s Monument
( south east plaque ) 2nd Regt. Infantry: Enlisted Man: Joseph Stokes. 3rd Regt. Infantry: Enlisted Man: David C. Case. 5th Regt. Infantry: Enlisted Man: Alexander S. Avery. 6th Regt. Infantry: Enlisted Men: Charles Meissor. Frank . . . — Map (db m101792) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich Veterans Memorial
In Solemn Remembrance Of Those Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice In All Wars, Actions And Conflicts. — Map (db m101793) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich Vietnam War Memorial
Norwich Vietnam War Memorial In Honor Of The Brave Servicemen Who Gave Their Lives In Vietnam Cooley, Robert Karl May 31, 1970 Donohue, Francis Charles March 1, 1967 Donovan, Thomas Edward March 23, 1968 Greene, James Leonard, Jr. . . . — Map (db m101800) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich World War I Monument
1917     1918 Dedicated To The Men And Women Of Norwich Who Served Their Country In The World War ( 697 names are listed on the south side. The following have stars indicating they made the supreme sacrifice. ) Allen Horace H . . . — Map (db m101794) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwich World War II & Korean War Monument
( east side ) 1941     1945 To Commemorate Those Who Served In World War II And To Those Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice In Order That Our Nation May Continue To The Glory Of God And To Continue In His Principles Amongst Men . . . — Map (db m101795) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Norwichtown Green
English settlers in southeastern Connecticut aided the Mohegan Tribe many times during the 17th century Pequot and Narragansett Wars. In 1645 Thomas Leffingwell and others helped lift a Narragansett siege of the Mohegans Fort Shantok on the Thames . . . — Map (db m101909) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Slater Museum
Slater Museum Samuel Slater, possessing considerable knowledge of textile production and machinery emigrated from England in 1789. He was attracted to the United States because of the bounty offered here for skilled textile workers. British law . . . — Map (db m101858) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — The Freedom Tree
The Freedom Tree With The Vision of Universal Freedom For All Mankind This Tree Is Dedicated To Col. Paul G. Underwood And All Prisoners Of War And Missing In Action 1973 — Map (db m101803) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — The Green
The Green In 1659 the Mohegan chief Uncas sold to settlers led by Major John Mason and the Reverend James Fitch “nine miles square”, part of which became Norwich. Acording to Francis M. Caulkins’s history of Norwich, “At the end . . . — Map (db m101910) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — The Shattuck Building
The Shattuck Building Dedicated To The Devoted Support Of The Humanities As Was Constantly Exhibited By George E. Shattuck During His Tenure As Principal 1940 – 1965 — Map (db m101945) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m101859) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Veterans Dedication Stone
This Tract Of Land Is Dedicated To Veterans Of All Conflicts And Wars By The Veterans Council Of The Norwich Area By City Council Resolution Sept. 1968 — Map (db m101802) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — William Ashby McCloy
William Ashby McCloy (1913-2000) Aspirations, 1976 Core-ten steel 174 inches high Commissioned with funds from The Connecticut Commission on the Arts William Ashby McCloy was born in Baltimore and studied at Phillips . . . — Map (db m101953) HM

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