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Charles E. Rowell Marker image, Touch for more information
By Michael Herrick, November 30, 2010
Charles E. Rowell Marker
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Charles E. Rowell
This Memorial Is Erected to The Memory Of Charles E. Rowell Mayor of Stamford Jan. 1, 1911 to Dec. 31, 1913 Born May 2, 1849 Died March 29, 1914 A skilfull physician, a loyal friend, an efficient public officer, he served the . . . — Map (db m38854) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus Discoverer of America Presented By Stamford Chapter Unico National Dedicated October 12, 1960 [ back ] Stamford Chapter Unico National "A Service Club" Unity Neighborliness Integrity Charity . . . — Map (db m38853) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
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Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Edward A. Connell Heritage Park
Edward A. Connell Heritage Park This park dedicated May 19, 1984 As a Tribute to His Service As Supertindent of Parks From 1952 to 1974 Writer, Orator, Philosopher, Statesman Teacher and Friend He Brought Beauty to Stamford's Parks . . . — Map (db m38855) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — First Congregational Church
1776   1976 First Congregational Church A crude, square, wooden structure surrounded by a stockade was erected near this site in 1641-2. It was the first meeting house of the Church of Christ. Later the First Congregational Church. Four members . . . — Map (db m38752) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Fort Stamford
To mark the site near by of Fort Stamford Built and garrisoned for the defense of the people in these parts in the War for American Independence Erected by Stamford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Sept. 14, A.D. 1926 < Lower . . . — Map (db m53431) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Fort Stamford1781 - 1783
1776           1976       In August, 1781 Gov. Jonathan Trumbull and the Council of Safety ordered construction of fortifications near Stamford to prevent a surprise attack from the enemy. Designed by Col. Rufus Putnam, and erected and garrisoned by . . . — Map (db m53433) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Freedom Shrine
Freedom Shrine Created by the National Exchange Club to strengthen citizen appreciation of our American heritage Presented by the Exchange Club of Stamford Dedicated June 14, 1979 [ Reproductions of historic American documents are . . . — Map (db m38610) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Liberty Tree Memorial
This American Liberty Elm was named after “The Liberty Tree: Our Country’s first Symbol of Freedom.” On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the . . . — Map (db m53765) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Michael F. Lione Memorial Park
Michael F. Lione Memorial Park Large, soft-brown eyes, reverently expressing the simple faith of a little boy; determined countenance and rugged body that bespoke the athlete who never quit; tenderness and compassion without softness and . . . — Map (db m38769) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — St. John's Episcopal Church
1776   1976 St. John's Episcopal Church In 1774, St John's, the first Episcopal Church in this area, was built here on land granted by the town. Struck by lightning that same year, the original building was repaired and endured for a hundred . . . — Map (db m38767) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Stamford Iraq War Memorial
In memory of our U.S. heroes who have sacrificed their lives by fighting for freedom in the War in Iraq. May they rest in peace. Dedicated by The Happy Club of Stamford 2007 — Map (db m53766) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Stamford Old Town Hall
Old Town Hall Old Town Hall opened in 1906 and served as the seat of Stamford's government until 1963, when the Mayor's office and elected boards moved to the Municipal Office Building on Atlantic Street. Old Town Hall continued to house other . . . — Map (db m38765) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Stamford Veterans Memorial
[ central pedestal ] Lest We Forget Within this pedestal is placed a time capsule recording for all time those residents of Stamford who responded to the call, some giving their lives while serving in our past wars. In future . . . — Map (db m38754) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Stamford Veterans Monument
[ inscription around the top ] In Everlasting Memory of Stamford's Patriots 1641 – 1918 [ battle names inscribed in the panel between the fluted columns ] 1689 – 1763 Port Royal • Schenectady • Haverhill • . . . — Map (db m38430) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Stamford World War I Memorial
The Citizens of Stamford Erect This Memorial In Memory Of Those Who Served and Died For Their Country 1916 - 1918 — Map (db m38429) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — The Settlement of Stamford in 1641
This tablet has been placed by Stamford Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution to commemorate The Settlement of Stamford in 1641 During that year, twenty nine men and their families came from Wethersfield to this place. . . . — Map (db m38609) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — The Stamford Lincoln
The Stamford Lincoln Dedicated July 11, 1995 to Honor Frank D. Rich, Sr. (1894 – 1990) Citizen Patriot Veteran City Builder ---------- Si monumentum requiris circumspice If you would see his monument look around . . . — Map (db m38608) HM

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