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Woodstock, Connecticut Historical Markers

 
North Woodstock Village Corners Marker Back image, Touch for more information
September 14, 2018
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Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — North Woodstock Village CornersWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
The intersection of two turnpikes brought about the growth of this settlement known for many years as Village Corners. The Norwich and Woodstock Turnpike began in 1801 to carry traffic northward to the Massachusetts line. About 1827 . . . — Map (db m123732) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Plaine HillWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
Front John Eliot and Daniel Gookin visited “Wabquisset” in 1674 to preach to upward of one hundred and fifty Indians. Soon after, King Philip''s war broke out and by August 1675, Captain Nathaniel Thomas of Providence . . . — Map (db m123515) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Pulpit Rock RoadWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
Just south of here, Pulpit Rock Road joins Old Hall Road briefly and then turns west as a mostly unpaved road. Not far beyond the turn stands Pulpit Rock. This part of the road formed a small segment of the Connecticut path, which was part of . . . — Map (db m123727) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Quasset School
1748 – 1943 Moved to present site 1954 Built 1854 America’s oldest schoolhouse in regular use “Sacred to the beginning of America Education” — Map (db m123514) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Red-White SchoolWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
In 1690, Woodstock appointed its first school master and built a school in 1704. The first school to serve this, The "West Parish" was constructed in 1734. Tradition says that a red school house formerly stood on this site. About 1873 . . . — Map (db m122557) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — South WoodstockWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
Front The industry of northeastern Connecticut had its earliest beginnings in this area, Soon after arriving in 1686 the early settlers built a sawmill on a small brook running into the “Great Lake.” Later several . . . — Map (db m123797) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — The Woodstock AcademyWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
Front In 1801, The town of Woodstock gave land "on the common north of The Meeting House” for the first simple Academy building, founded by The Reverend Eliphalet Lyman, John McClellan, and others of the first ecclesiastical . . . — Map (db m123798) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Town of Woodstock War Memorial I
(front) In honor of those who served their Country in its struggles for liberty, justice and humanity 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 1812 War of 1812 1814 1846 War with Mexico 1848 1861 Civil War 1865 1898 Spanish America . . . — Map (db m123854) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Town of Woodstock War Memorials
. . . — Map (db m123877) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Woodstock
Front Near this place, in 1636, Thomas Hooker and his party may have passed by way of the Connecticut Path, going to settle what is now Hartford. In 1674 John Eliot, Apostle to the Indians, Pastor of the First Church in Roxbury, . . . — Map (db m123401) HM

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