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1st Company Governor's Horse Guards Marker image, Touch for more information
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
1st Company Governor's Horse Guards Marker
Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — 1st Company Governor's Horse Guards
1778   1978 1st Company Governor's Horse Guards Organized Militia – State of Connecticut 20 May, 1978 This memorial is dedicated to the Horse Guardsmen who have honorably served this illustrious cavalry unit since it's founding during . . . — Map (db m33060) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Avon
Avon This area, formerly Northington or the North Parish of Farmington, was settled in 1645non land that had belonged to the Tunxis Indians. It prospered as a farming community and, in 1830, after the construction and opening of the Farmington . . . — Map (db m33019) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Avon Veterans Monument
[ center panel ] Avon Remembers "No Greater Gift" Mexican War Sperry, Orrin Civil War Beman, Job • Booth, Austin C • Brewer, Gilbert F • Buckley, Frederick O • Calkins, Obed H • Clark, Henry W • Evans, Henry D • Evans, Newton J . . . — Map (db m33168) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Birthplace of Wilford Woodruff — 1 March 1807- 2 September 1898
Wilford Woodruff, fourth President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was born 1 March 1807 in a section of Farmington, Connecticut, known as Northington (now Avon). He and his parents, Aphek and Beulah Thompson Woodruff, lived in . . . — Map (db m92453) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Charter Oak descendant
State Tree of Connecticut White Oak Constitutional Convention July 1, 1965 John deKoven Alsop Delegate — Map (db m94515) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Constitution Oak
Constitution Oak 1902 Avon, Conn. Constitution Oak Centennial Celebration June 18, 2002 — Map (db m94497) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — The Farmington Canal in Avon
In 1829 the Farmington Canal opened in Avon and operated until 1847. The Markers, here and across the street, show where it crossed the Albany Turnpike, now Rt. 44. They are made of the same sandstone used in in the Farmington Canal construction. — Map (db m92442) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Berlin — Berlin
Berlin This land, granted to settlers in 1661 and 1668 by the General Court of Connecticut, was also purchased from the local Mattabesett Indian tribe. Founders of the community include Sergeant Richard Beckley, who came north on the trail from New . . . — Map (db m46041) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Berlin — Berlin Veterans Monument
1920 Erected By The Town Of Berlin In Honor Of Her Patriotic Men And Women Who Served Their Country In Time Of War For The Dead – A Tribute For The Living – A Memory For Posterity – An Emblem Of Loyalty To The . . . — Map (db m47327) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Berlin — First Civil War Monument
[ north side ] Erected to Commemorate the Death Of Those Who Perished in Suppressing The Southern Rebellion How sleep the brave who sink to rest. By all their country's wishes blest. 1863 Soldiers [ west side ] . . . — Map (db m46037) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield
Bloomfield In 1736 fifty-one inhabitants petitioned for parish privileges in what is now Bloomfield. They called the parish Wintonbury, using parts of the names of the three towns they came from Windsor, Farmingtonand Simsbury. It remained . . . — Map (db m97354) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield Civil War Memorial
The Town of Bloomfield dedicates this memorial to the 129 men who signed to serve in the Union Army during the Civil War 1861 – 1865 A grateful town thanks them Dedicated Memorial Day May 28, 2012 — Map (db m97274) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield Korean War Memorial
Korean War Memorial Dedicated to the Memory of those who served for America as part of a United Nations team to establish a foothold for democracy at the thirty-eighth (38th) parallel in Korea. Special attention is given to those . . . — Map (db m97272) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield Vietnam Veterans Monument
Vietnam Veterans Monument George C Kosovich Jr   11-1-65 Edward L Bieber   10-23-67 Robert S Bagnall   3-8-69 Barry Jackson   3-18-69 (back) Dedicated to The Men And Women of Bloomfield Who So Bravely Answered Their Country’s . . . — Map (db m97270) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield World War II Memorial
Dedicated To The 650 Men and Women Of Our Community Who Fought In World War II 1941 – 1945 To These, The Living and the Dead, The Citizens of Bloomfield Erected This Tablet In Grateful Remembrance In Loving Memory . . . — Map (db m97282) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Old Wintonbury Cemetery
( left gatepost plaque ) 1736     1933 Old Wintonbury Cemetery This gateway and fence were erected to the memory of the founders and descendants of ancient Wintonbury through the generosity of Mrs. Alice Bidwell Francis and Miss Caroline . . . — Map (db m99742) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Roll of Honor — Town of Bloomfield
Roll of Honor Town of Bloomfield 1914   World War   1919 *Harry Emanuel Johnson   *Patrick J. Lane   *Willard Delmont Mason Alfred Arndt • Philip A Auben • Raymond H Barnard • Arthur G Beebe • Rev Howard W Benedict • Harold F . . . — Map (db m97352) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Site of Bloomfield Methodist Church
On This Site Stood The Bloomfield Methodist Church From 1853 to 1961 Originally Built on Whirlwind Hill in 1832 Moved to This Site in 1853 — Map (db m97353) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — The Village Green
The Village Green Symbolizing the Beginnings and Center of Community Life The Bloomfield Village Green Has Existed Since the 1700’s Restored by Wintonbury Park Redevelopment Project Wintonbury Parish 1735 Town of Bloomfield 1835 . . . — Map (db m97283) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — 1985 Bicentennial Time Capsule
. . . — Map (db m33623) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Albert F. Rockwell
Albert F. Rockwell 1862 – 1925 Inventor, manufacturer, public- spirited citizen. He gave to the city this park and contributed liberally to its development. His initiave and counsel were of great value in the civic and . . . — Map (db m34281) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol
[ front ] Bristol Bristol was originally a part of Farmington. In 1663 an easterly portion called "Poland" was granted to Thomas Barnes and three others. The area which later became Bristol was allotted in 1721 to Farmington settlers. In . . . — Map (db m33237) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Civil War Memorial
[ east side ] Members of Bristol Co. K. 16. Reg. C.V. Capt. Newton S. Manross. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Ae. 37 Henry Aldrich. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Ae. 11 Frank E. Wilcox. Died in Hospital, Nov. 9, 1862. Ae. . . . — Map (db m33231) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Korean War Monument
Korean War 1950 – 1953 Served With Honor to those who died Honor And Eternal Rest to those still missing Remembrance And Hope to those who returned Gratitude And Peace [ plaque at the base ] James E. Baehr • . . . — Map (db m33463) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Persian Gulf War Monument
August 7, 1994 This plaque is in recognition of all the men and women from Bristol and Forestville who served their country with pride during the Persian Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm. — Map (db m33520) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Revolutionary War Plaque
In Memory Of The Revolutionary War Patriots Who Sacrificed Their Lives And Fortune For Their Country Placed By Katherine Gaylord Chapter Daughters Of The American Revolution 1964 — Map (db m33517) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument
[ upper plaque ] Philippine Islands Cuba Porto Rico U.S.A. Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 [ lower plaque ] To Perpetuate the memory of the Citizens of Bristol Who served in the War with Spain, Philippine . . . — Map (db m34283) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Veterans Monument
In Honor And Tribute Of All Veterans Past, Present And Future Let Us Visit Here For Gratitude And Remembrance — Map (db m33510) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Vietnam Conflict Monument
[ front ] In Memory Of Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice [ back ] Made The Supreme Sacrifice Pelletier, Lawrence Joseph • Wade, Melvin A. • Levesque, Roland Philip • Thibeault, Gilbert • Jacob, Robert Michael • Nestico, . . . — Map (db m33465) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol World War I Memorial
This memorial was erected to honor those soldiers from Bristol, Connecticut who lost their lives during World War I. A pin-oak tree has been planted along the Memorial Boulevard, which was donated to the City of Bristol by Albert F. Rockwell, in . . . — Map (db m33515) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol World War II - Korean War Monument
To Remember And To Honor Those From Bristol Who Served God And Their Country In World War II And Korea [ left plaque ] World War II Ardenski, Edwin W. • Aube, Harold N. • Bachman, William J. • Bacon, Ernest L. • Bartley, . . . — Map (db m33509) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol WW I Monument
[ west side ] The City of Bristol To Honor Its Residents Who Served in The World War, Here Records Their Names [ southwest side ] These Gave Their Lives John J. Bresnahan • Reginald L. Brown • Sebastiano . . . — Map (db m33460) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Civil War — Preserve the Memory
Bristol’s original Civil War monument was dedicated on January 20, 1866, and stands in the West Cemetery. The ravages of time are slowly destroying the soldier’s names that appear on its weathered brownstone. To insure they are not forgotten, this . . . — Map (db m44356) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Come Ye To The Waters
Come Ye To The Waters Site Of 1749 – Old Mill – 1921 In Memoriam Ephraim Downs And Franklin Downs — Map (db m33625) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Dedicated To All Veterans
Dedicated To All Veterans Who Devotedly Served Their Country Army • Navy Marine Corps • Air Force Coast Guard • Woman's Corps — Map (db m34242) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Dedicated to the Memory of Our Fallen Comrades
Dedicated to the Memory Of Our Fallen Comrades And Presented to the City of Bristol By Harold F. Emmett Post No. 994 Veterans of Foreign Wars Of The United States. July 17, 1926 — Map (db m88302) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Forever Honored Forever Mourned
Forever Honored Forever Mourned To The Men And Women Who Served In The Armed Forces This Plot is Maintained by the Memorial Day Association of BristolMap (db m33234) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — John Christopher Mack
1929 This Tablet is to Perpetuate the Memory Of John Christopher Mack A public spirited citizen who truly loved Bristol the place of his birth. His declining years were spent in California yet his interest in his native town never . . . — Map (db m34282) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Memorial Boulevard Commemoration
Memorial Boulevard Commemoration 1921 – 1996 WW I Supreme Sacrifice Recognition Anthony Benaliark • Leslie E. Billings • William R. Bolton • William Neumann • Eugene Ridolpi • Frederick D. Sheldon — Map (db m33462) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Nathan Hale
[ east side ] Nathan Hale 1755 – 1776 The Connecticut Patriot Whose Last Words Were I Only Regret That I Have But One Life To Lose For My Country [ south side ] Erected in Memory Of Henry G. Bartley . . . — Map (db m34243) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — New Cambridge (now Bristol)
New Cambridge (now Bristol) Was Settled 1727 – 8 Since Early Days The Federal Hill Green Has Been Used As A Training Ground For Soldiers And A Playground For Children This Boulder Was Placed By Katherine Gaylord Chapter . . . — Map (db m34240) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — The Hiker
The Hiker Spanish American War Soldier Given By The Vanesse Family In Memory Of Deceased World War II Veterans November 12, 1984 — Map (db m33511) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — The History of Memorial Boulevard
The History of Memorial Boulevard In 1919, after the "Great War", Bristol was growing and needed a new high school. Albert F. Rockwell took the initiative and made a remarkable offer to the city. He would give 12 acres in Dunbar Meadows (north of . . . — Map (db m33622) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — The Southern New England Ice House on Birge Pond
For many years an icehouse stood on the southern shore of Birge Pond at the site of the present-day parking lot. In the days before refrigeration, ice was an important commodity and Birge Pond was the largest supplier of ice to the City of . . . — Map (db m93046) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Veterans Memorial Park
Veterans Memorial Park In Memory Of Veterans Of All Wars — Map (db m33507) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Burlington — Burlington
[ front ] Burlington The original inhabitants of the part of Farmington known as West Woods were Tunxis Indians. Early settlement by white man was scattered. The first house of record, noted in an estate inventory of 1725, was that of . . . — Map (db m33174) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Burlington — Burlington Civil War – WW I Memorial
[ west side ] Civil War The Town Of Burlington Has Not Forgotten Her Beloved Brothers Who Offered Their Lives To Preserve The Union 1861 - 1865 Solomon A. Adkins • * Elijah W. Bacon • * Erastus S. Bacon • Samuel M. Bailey • Elias . . . — Map (db m33229) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Burlington — Burlington WW II – Korean War – Vietnam War Monument
[ east side ] Dedicated To The Veterans Of Burlington Who Served In The Armed Forces And Died For Our Freedom [ left plaque ] World War II Alderman, Ernest E. • Alderman, Leonard R. • Backes, Joseph W. 3rd • . . . — Map (db m33230) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Burlington — Dawson Dawson-Watson — Impressionism in Connecticut
The Artist A charismatic Englishman with the unlikely name of Dawson Dawson-Watson came to Hartford in 1893, fresh from Giverny and its aura of Claude Monet, and set to work introducing the radical French art called Impressionism. He taught . . . — Map (db m102122) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — Canton
Settlement of the area later called Canton, originally part of Simsbury, began in 1737 with the erection of the Richard Case II home on East Hill. The earliest homes were constructed along “Cherry’s” brook. The settlers’ name for the . . . — Map (db m87925) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — Canton Veterans Memorial
Canton Veterans Memorial In Grateful Memory Of The Men Who Died In The Service Of Their Country And In Recognition To All Men And Women Who Served That Freedom Might Live. This Monument Stands So That Future Generations Will Always . . . — Map (db m88300) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — Collinsville, Town of Canton — Canton Springs Road Vicinity
Driving along Maple Avenue, circa 1915 Some early transportation at the corner of Maple Avenue & River Road, circa 1910 CNE Station on Canton Springs Road with cemetery in the background, circa 1900 Patrons of Cherry Park, off Lovely . . . — Map (db m102376) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — Collinsville, Town of Canton —
Corner of Route 44 and Lovely Street.
Route 44 began as the Indian’s Northwest Path. It became the Hartford to Albany Road during the French and Indian War in order to move troops and equipment. In 1984, it became the Albany Turnpike, a toll road. 1776 House was an old home . . . — Map (db m102423) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — In Memory of Phoebe Humphrey
On this site, in 1778, Phoebe Humphrey protected her home from Hessian soldiers who were part of Burgoyne’s captured army headed for Boston. Because of her bravery, she became the namesake of the Collinsville Chapter of the National Society of . . . — Map (db m94480) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Canton Soldiers Memorial
In honor of the men of this town who have served our country in her various wars for freedom and in grateful recognition of their heroism and the sacrifice they made This tablet is erected by the Canton Soldiers Memorial . . . — Map (db m103786) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Charter Oak Offspring
Offspring of Connecticut Original Charter Oak Troop 77 Collinsville Boy Scouts of America April 25, 1964 — Map (db m92430) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Collinsville- Railroad from both sides
From the book “Connecticut Railroads” by Turner & Jacobs. Train time at Collinsville, Connecticut on the Central New England Railway. Because the main-line track was on the outskirts of town, trains actually backed into the station. This . . . — Map (db m93067) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Collinsville, Town of Canton — Central New England Railroad
Central New England Railroad had several names but started in 1871 and ended in 1927. It ran from Hartford, Connecticut to Millerton, New York. The train came into this High Street Junction (on Dyer Avenue) from Simsbury. The passenger station was . . . — Map (db m92461) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Collinsville, Town of Canton — Viewing Site on the River
Canoe Club, circa 1910- The club house was near the present-day nursery. Note: The house in back was lost in the flood of 1955 Ice on the river, Circa 1900 View of the river from the tracks, Circa 1910 Station, circa 1911, . . . — Map (db m92462) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Collinsville’s Powerhouse Station No. 3
This powerhouse was built in 1935 to house a low-head, Francis-type turbine and a General Electric remote controlled generator. The turbine and generator were purchased by The Collins Company from a municipality in Lenoir, North Carolina and . . . — Map (db m92548) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — Constitution Oak
Commemorating Connecticut’s 1902 Constitutional Convention Presented to Collins Co. President E.H. Sears Canton Delegate — Map (db m92431) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Collinsville — The Collins Company Plow Building
This building was built in 1865. Here, plows were assembled, painted, labeled and stored. By 1870, the Collins Company was producing 100 plows a day. The introduction of the tractor and gasoline powered farm equipment eventually made hand . . . — Map (db m93373) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Granby — East Granby
East Granby This area, first settled in 1664, was one of four Congregational parishes in Simsbury. The Turkey Hills Ecclesiastical Society in 1786 became a section of Granby, and in 1858 was incorporated as the Town of East Granby. An unusual . . . — Map (db m97408) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Granby — East Granby Roll of Honor — World War II
East   Granby Roll of Honor   World War II Aldrich, Howard E. • Alexander, George • Archambault, Lloyd L. • Barnes, George F. • Bartkus, Edward A. • Bartkus, Ernest F. • *Bartkus, Ferdinand • *Bates, William e. Jr. • Bazyk, David F. • . . . — Map (db m97410) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Granby — East Granby World War Roll of Honor
1917   East Granby   1919 Roll of Honor     World War Christian H. Ahrens • George H. Ahrens • Rena Ahrens • Stanley Bazyk • Charles W. Bishop • Eugene Bolden • Stanley Boultrish • Steve Brozatsky • Harry Whitehead Case • Coulter M. Cook • . . . — Map (db m97411) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Granby — Planted in Memory
Planted in Memory of George W. Pepe and William E. West Killed in the Vietnam Conflict East Granby Jaycees and Jaycee Wives May 1973 — Map (db m97448) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — East Hartford
East Hartford This part of the lands once inhabited by the Podunk Indians saw its first permanent colonists in 1655, when Thomas Hooker and his followers came from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to found Hartford. The east side of the Connecticut River . . . — Map (db m74248) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — East Hartford Civil War Monument
( north side ) Alvin Flint, Co. B. 21. Reg. C.V. Died Jan. 10, 1863. Aged 53. Alvin Flint, Jr. Co. D. 11. Reg. C.V. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Aged 17. George B. Flint, Co. B. 21. Reg. C.V. Died at Falmouth, Va. Jan. 14, 1863. . . . — Map (db m74953) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — East Hartford World War I Monument
1917 ― 1918 In Honor Of The Men And Women Of East Hartford Who Answered Their Country’s Call To Service In The World War To The Dead A Tribute To The Living A Memory To Posterity A Token Of Loyalty To The Flag Of . . . — Map (db m74740) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — East Hartford World War II Monument
Dedicated To The Memory Of Our Youth Who Gave Their Lives In World War II *  *   * “Let none forget they gave their all And faltered not when came the call” ( memorial stone behind the monument ) Dedicated to . . . — Map (db m74245) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — Historic Center Cemetery
Historic Center Cemetery Authorized 1709 “Center Cemetery is one of Connecticut’s most interesting and important 18th century burial grounds, and is one of the most striking examples extant of the mixing of Connecticut River Valley . . . — Map (db m74928) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — The Huguenot House
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Connecticut (Hartford County), Elmwood — Berry-Rosenblatt US Army Reserve Center
Dedicated in honored memory of Pfc Harold J Barry, Jr Died of Wounds Suffered in Philippine Islands 20 March 1945 1st LT Charles A Rosenblatt Died of Wounds Suffered in Germany 25 November 1944 — Map (db m66285) HM WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Elmwood — Burgoyne Elms
A group of elm trees formerly stood in a small triangle in the intersection of Quaker Lane South and New Britain Avenue, the old south road to Farmington. Ebenezer Faxon and other residents in southern West Hartford planted the elm saplings to . . . — Map (db m66286) HM WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Elmwood — Burgoyne Rest — Dedicated June 1, 1961
Through the dedicated efforts of the Elmwood Business Associates and the West Hartford Lions Club, this park was established where the great stand of elms, from which Elmwood took its name, once grew. They were planted to commemorate the victory of . . . — Map (db m66287) HM WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — "American Board"
Here Was Founded the "American Board" 1810 Oldest U. S. Society For Foreign Missions — Map (db m33014) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions
American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions Here, on September 5, 1810, in the parsonage of the Reverend Noah Porter, minister of the Congregational Church of Farmington, Connecticut, the American Board Of Commissioners for . . . — Map (db m33015) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Canal Aqueduct
Canal Aqueduct The Farmington Canal Crossed the River By This Bridge 1828 - 1847 — Map (db m33016) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Canal Junction
The Unionville Feeder Canal joined the Farmington Canal here, providing the water from Granby to New Haven. You are standing on the “Long Level”, 26 miles without a lock. 1828-1847. — Map (db m92153) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington
[ front ] Farmington On January 16, 1640 the Connecticut General Court empowered a committee to "view those parts by Vnxus Sepus wch may be suitable" for settlement. Soon afterward a small group of families traveled nine miles westward . . . — Map (db m33066) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington
Farmington Laid Out 1640 As Tunxis Plantation A Trading Center Of Frontier Area — Map (db m34239) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington and the Freedom Trail
Known in the 1800’s as “the hub” of Connecticut’s Underground Railroad, Farmington was home to an active group of prominent and outspoken abolitionists, several of whom were involved in state, national and international anti-slavery . . . — Map (db m95984) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Farmington Veterans Memorial
Duty • Honor • Country [ column 1 ] U.S. Army • Suppression of Pequots (1637) • King Philip's War (1675 – 76) • Jobanna Smith • French & Indian Skirmishes (1711 – 12) • Defense Of Litchfield (1724) • Louisburg Expedition . . . — Map (db m33068) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Lest We Forget
Lest We Forget In honor and grateful remembrance of our French Allies in the Revolution, whose army, under the command of General Count de Rochambeau, marched past this spot enroute from Newport and Providence, R.I., to join General Washington on . . . — Map (db m33769) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Lt. Vincent H. Core Memorial Site
Site of U.S. Army Air Corps P47 Thunderbolt plane crash in which the pilot Second Lieutenant Vincent Hugh Core died on April 11, 1945 — Map (db m91860) HM WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Pitkin's Basin
On this site in 1828 was located "Pitkin's Basin" for the Farmington Canal Company. On November 10, 1828 the packet boat "James Hillhouse" was launched here on its first voyage to New Haven from port of Farmington. The gray building . . . — Map (db m106441) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Rochambeau Route 1781-82
. . . — Map (db m33012) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — The Farmington Aqueduct
The Farmington Canal crossed various topographic features- rivers, hills, roads and woodlands. Boats traveling the length of the canal passed through 28 locks that compensated for changes in elevation. Perhaps the most impressive engineering . . . — Map (db m111590) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — The Farmington Canal
The Farmington Canal The 56-mile Farmington Canal was Connecticut's super-highway of the 1830s and 1840s. Begun in 1825, the canal was the largest engineering project ever attempted in New England. Inspired by the commercial success of the . . . — Map (db m33017) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — The Legend of Will Warren’s Den
In the middle 1800s, it is believed, the cave was the home of Farmington’s mystery man, Will Warren. He was a poor farmhand with no property of his own. He refused to attend the village church on Sundays and spent his free time with the few Native . . . — Map (db m92260) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Unionville Feeder Canal
The Unionville Feeder Canal crossed here, providing most of the water for the Farmington Canal, from Granby, CT to New Haven, CT 1828-1847. — Map (db m92155) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park
Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park ---------- Dedicated to two valiant men who gave their lives saving others during the raging flood of August 1955 ---------- Charles J. Yodkins, Sr A Farmington Police Officer ---------- Joseph J. Morin, . . . — Map (db m33063) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — First Meeting House
The First Meeting House Stood Near This Spot In 1692 Timothy Stevens Pastor Connecticut Tercentenary 1635     1935 — Map (db m98861) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Glastonbury
Glastonbury Formerly part of Wethersfield, the town was named for Glastonbury in England. Its thirty four original farms, running from the River three miles east “into the wilderness,” were the first officially surveyed by Connecticut . . . — Map (db m98863) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Glastonbury Korean War Memorial
Korean War Peter P. Monaco, Jr. USMC And Honoring Those Who Served The United States and United Nations, 1950 - 1953 — Map (db m98830) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Glastonbury Revolutionary War Monument
1775 – 1783 Dedicated to The Men and Women Who Aided In The Fight for Freedom And Independence During The American Revolution — Map (db m98831) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Glastonbury Soldiers Monument
Erected in Memory of Capt. Frederick M. Barber And the Soldiers of Glastonbury Who Gave Their Lives for Their Country. By Mercy Turner Barber. 1918 1861 Civil War 1865 More enduring than this monument will be the memory of their . . . — Map (db m98832) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Glastonbury Vietnam Conflict Memorial
. . . — Map (db m98836) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Glastonbury War II Memorial
1941      1945 World War II A Tribute to the Men and Women Who Served Their Country. In Honor of These Who Gave Their Lives. Andrews, Harry E. · Bemer, Steven J. · Boeris, John N. · Carl, Goodrich F. · Chamberlin, Theodore L. · Connell, . . . — Map (db m98803) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Glastonbury War II Monument
In Honor of Those Who Served Their Country In The Second World War and In Memory Of Charles Galli Who Was Killed In Action Herbert Amond · Richard A. Bantle · Everett E. Bantly · Allen F. Behnke · Robert G. Brash · Charles W. Chase, Jr. · . . . — Map (db m98862) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Glastonbury World War I Monument
1917          1919 In Honor of Those of the Town of Glastonbury Who Answered Their Country’s Call To Serve Humanity Aborn, Merritt W. · Adams, Charles W. · Ahern, Matthew A. · Antos, Charles F. · Backus, Joseph H. · Barber, George H., M.D. · . . . — Map (db m98802) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — John Lee Levitow
In Honor Of John Lee Levitow Glastonbury, Connecticut Sergeant, United States Air Force 3rd Special Operations Squadron presented Congressional Medal of Honor by President Richard M. Nixon May 14, 1970 For conspicuous gallantry . . . — Map (db m98833) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Kimberly Tract
Kimberly Tract This land is part of the original grant east of the great river made to John Robbins of Wethersfield in 1640. The original lot of 132 acres – 22 rods wide – extended three miles from the river into the hills. With Eleazar . . . — Map (db m98902) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Rev. Timothy Stevens Parsonage
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Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — Site of Second Meeting House
Site of Second Meeting House First Church of Christ Congregational 1735 – 1837 News of the battles of Lexington and Concord reached here while Rev. John Eells was preaching and was announced from the pulpit April 28, 1775 . . . — Map (db m98901) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Granby — Granby
Granby Settled as the Salmon Brook section of Simsbury early in the 18th century, and established as a separate ecclesiastical society in 1736, Granby became a separate town in 1786. From the beginning, farming was the main endeavor of the . . . — Map (db m97450) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Granby — Granby Civil War Monument
(South side) (Upper) Col. Richard E. Holcomb June 14, 1863 Surg. W. Horatio Goddard Aug. 18, 1963 8, Regt. Conn. Vols. Inf. Henry Saunders May 17, 1862 Lafayette Tillotson Sept. 17, 1862 10, Regt. Conn. Vols. Inf. Cyrus . . . — Map (db m56064) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Granby — Granby Veterans Wall
We Are Not Forgotten Granby Veterans Wall French and Indian War Dibble, Bentmen • Holcomb, Nathaniel • Stratton, Serajah Revolutionary War Adams, Ahel • Adams, Ephraim • Adams, Levi • Adams, Timothy • Alderman, Gad • Alford, . . . — Map (db m97451) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Granby — Lost Acres Fire Dept.
Horace B. Clark, Fire Commissioner the City Hartford was the man responsible for the development of the Lost Acres Fire Department. Mr. Clark had a large estate “Lost Acres” in North Granby from which the name of the present fire . . . — Map (db m97449) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Granby — Site of Original First Congregational Church Meetinghouse
Site of Original First Congregational Church Meetinghouse 1740-1775 Congregation founded 1739 — Map (db m56099) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Granby — Veteran's Monument
North Side For God and Country Post 182 1985 West Side World War II 1941-1946 Gladwin E Allshouse • Russell F. Cable • Richard J. Creighton, Jr. • Edward P Dombkowski • Ernest D. Evleth • Clifford C. Ferriss, Jr. • John C. Kupruck • . . . — Map (db m56097) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Granby — World War I Memorial
1917 1918 In Honor of the Men of Granby who served in The World War Andrews, Evelyn S. • Appredries, Charles • Armitage, Harold Raymond • Avery, Paul L. • Boyko, Peter • Bradley, Barnard • Brigham, Storrs T. • Brooks, George • Broughton, Roscoe . . . — Map (db m56098) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery
1st Conn. Heavy Artillery Originally 4th Conn. Infantry Mustered in May 22, 1861 Mustered out Sept. 25 1865 Total enrollment officers and men 3802 Erected by the survivors and friends of the regiment and the veteran and active companies . . . — Map (db m28358) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Abel Buel
Abel Buel 1742 – 1825 Engraver, Counterfeiter Coined the 1786 Fugio Cent And the Connecticut Cooper, Had a shop on this site — Map (db m52555) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Adriaen Block
Adriaen Block A short distance from where you are standing, in 1614 Adriaen Block, captain of the ship Restless sails up a river from the Atlantic Ocean which native peoples of the region have named "Quinnehtukqut", meaning the Great . . . — Map (db m53151) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Adventurers
In Memory of the Courageous Adventurers Who Inspired and Directed by Thomas Hooker Journeyed Through the Wilderness from Newtown Cambridge) In the Massachusetts Bay to Suckiaug (Hartford) – October 1635 Mathew Allyn • John Barnard . . . — Map (db m52432) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Alexis de Tocqueville
Alexis de Tocqueville The 25 year-old French aristocrat and author of Democracy in America visited this area during his 1831 – 1832 tour of America Tocqueville C-SPAN placed by C-SPAN and the cable television industry . . . — Map (db m52694) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — American School for the Deaf
On Tuesday, April 15, 1817, in a building located on this site, the Connecticut Asylum for the Education of Deaf and Dumb Persons officially opened. The school was the first in America to teach deaf children and had a class of seven syudents. The . . . — Map (db m52437) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Andersonville Boy
In Memory Of The Men Of Connecticut Who Suffered In Southern Military Prisons 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m52190) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Bell of the U.S.S. Hartford
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Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Capt. Pownal Deming
[ east side ] Deming In Memory Of Capt. Pownal Deming Son Of David Deming & Mehitable Champion Born Sept. 30, 1749 Died April 9, 1795 [ west side ] An earnest patriot, he enlisted in the Continental Army at the . . . — Map (db m44066) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Captain Joseph Wadsworth
Captain Joseph Wadsworth Where You Are Standing On October 31, 1687 Came Sir Edmund Andros to the meeting house built on this site, sent by the British Crown to revoke Connecticut's Charter and establish the Dominion of New England. . . . — Map (db m53150) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Center Church
Center Church Organized 1632 Founded Hartford in 1636 First Minister Thomas Hooker Served 1633-1647 — Map (db m52439) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Chapman-Taft House
97 Elm Street Chapman-Taft House Erected by Charles & Sarah Chapman in 1861. Bought in 1873 by Dr. Cincinnatus A. Taft leading Hartford physician & Mark Twain's family doctor. Members of the Taft family resided here for nearly forty . . . — Map (db m52258) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Charter Oak Monument
Near This Spot Stood The Charter Oak Memorable in the History of the Colony of Connecticut As The Hiding Place Of The Charter October 31, 1687 The Tree Fell August 21, 1856 [ back ] 1905 This Monument Erected by . . . — Map (db m52339) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Christ Church Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral Diocese of Connecticut Episcopal Founded as Christ Church   1762 Set Apart as Cathedral   1919 Present Building   1828 The Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas Bishop of Connecticut The Very Rev. Mark B. Pendleton . . . — Map (db m44074) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Col. Thomas Knowlton
In Memory Of Col. Thomas Knowlton Of Ashford Conn. Who as a boy served in several campaigns in the French and Indian Wars Shared in the siege and capture of Havana in 1762 Was in immediate command of Connecticut troops at the Battle of . . . — Map (db m52189) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Columbus
Columbus Presented To The City Of Hartford By Its Italian-American Citizens Dedicated October 12, 1926 — Map (db m52341) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Confucius
ConfuciusConfucius (551 B.C. to 479 B.C.), with the given name Qiu and stylized name Zhongni, was a native of Lu State (now Qufu city of Shandong Province) in the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. He was a great thinker, educator and . . . — Map (db m52259) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — First Company Governor's Foot Guard
[ south plaque ] 1771   Memorial   1912 To The Deceased Members Of The First Company Governor's Foot Guard Hartford Connecticut Erected By The Veteran Corps Dedicated June 1912 [ north plaque] 1771 Captain Samuel . . . — Map (db m43772) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Front Street
Along this avenue, once called Front Street, thousands of immigrants came after leaving their war-ravaged, poverty-stricken countries in search of freedom and a better life. They helped to build the City of Hartford, the roads on which their . . . — Map (db m52563) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — General Casimir Pulaski
Pulaski "I came here, where freedom is being defended, to serve it, and to live or die for it . . ." General Casimir Pulaski was born in Poland in 1748. He led the unsuccessful revolt of Polish Patriots against Russia. Upon arrival in America . . . — Map (db m52343) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — George Washington
Where You Are Standing On September 20, 1780 Waits General George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the American Armies During the American Colonies' Revolution Against Great Britain. He has come with Governor Trumbull and . . . — Map (db m52783) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — George Wyllys
[ south side ] George Wyllys Born 1590 in Fenny Compton Co Warwick England Came to Hartford 1638 Deputy Governor of Connecticut 1641 And Governor 1642. Died March 9, 1645 Bridget Young his wife died at Fenny Compton March 1629 . . . — Map (db m43771) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Governor's Foot Guard — One Hundred Seventy-Fifth Anniversary
To Commemorate The One Hundred Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Celebration of the Founding in 1771 Of the First Company Governor's Foot Guard. General Jonathan M. Wainwright, Hero of Corregidor and Guest of Honor at this celebration was . . . — Map (db m52913) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Governor's Foot Guard — Two Hundreth Anniversary
To commemorate the Two Hundreth Anniversary Celebration Of the First Company Governor's Foot Guard, founded in 1771. The oldest military unit in continuous service in the United States. Participating were the Centennial Legion of . . . — Map (db m52916) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Griffin A. Stedman
Griffin A. Stedman Typical Volunteer Soldier Of the Civil War Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier General Born at Hartford Conn., January 6, 1838 Killed at Petersburg, Va. August 5, 1864 [ south side ] This Monument . . . — Map (db m52319) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Harriet Beecher Stowe Daughter of The Reverend Lyman and Roxanna Foot Beecher Born Litchfield Connecticut 14 June 1811 Married at Cincinnati Ohio 6 January 1836 To Calvin Ellis Stowe Wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin" at Brunswick Maine in 1851 . . . — Map (db m53155) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Hartford
Hartford Hartford was named in 1637 after the English town of Hertford. The Indian name was Suckiaug. The first colonial settlement, called House of Good Hope, was made by the Dutch in 1633. The Reverend Thomas Hooker arrived overland from Newtown . . . — Map (db m43708) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Hartford Municipal Building
This Property Has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m52430) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Hartford Vietnam War Memorial
Vietnam 1959 – 1975 In Loving memory Of Those Loyal Men and women Of Hartford Who Served Their Country David P Speath • Thomas M Neal • Allan P Firmneck • Roberto Ramos • Anthony J Spirito Jr • Angel L Diaz • Jimmy L . . . — Map (db m74021) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth
Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth SAR Branch Connecticut Erected MCMXIII Here stood the home of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth Commissary General of the American forces in the War for Independence and a trusted friend of George Washington and "Brother Jonathan . . . — Map (db m52427) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Horace Wells
. . . — Map (db m43741) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — In Memory of the First Settlers of Hartford
In Memory of the First Settlers of Hartford Jeremy Adams • Matthew Allyn • Francis Andrews • William Andrews • John Arnold • Andrew Bacon • John Barnard • Thomas Barnes • Robert Bartlett • John Baysey • Thomas Beale • Nathaniel Bearding • Mary . . . — Map (db m83119) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — John Haynes
John Haynes 1594 – 1654 Of Copford Hall. Essex England. Third Governor of Massachusetts. A founder of this commonwealth & its first Governor. A lover of religious liberty. A man trusted and honored. Near this place he was buried & by . . . — Map (db m44068) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Jonathan Trumbull
Jonathan Trumbull Where You Are Standing From 1768 to 1784 Jonathan Trumbull guides the people of Connecticut to independence as the colony's Royal Governor. Governor Trumbull is the only colonial governor to stand with the patriots . . . — Map (db m52782) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Joseph Roswell Hawley
. . . — Map (db m52193) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Korczak Ziolkowski — 1908-1982
Born in Boston, Korczak Ziolkowski was a completely self taught American original of Polish descent. Early in his career, he moved to West Hartford, to establish his studio and begin life as a professional artist. He began to sell commissioned . . . — Map (db m60005) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Last Horse Drawn Trolley In Hartford
Last Horse Drawn Trolley In Hartford Completed Its Run, And Went Out Of Service On This Corner On May 12, 1895 At 8:48 A.M. — Map (db m43740) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Latin School — Free School — Hartford Grammar School
On this site, from 1869 until 1963, stood the Hartford Public High School, the second oldest secondary school in the United States. Founded in 1638 as a Latin Grammar School. It became, in 1847, the Hartford Public English and Classical High School. . . . — Map (db m28374) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Lincoln Meets Stowe
Lincoln Meets Stowe Bruno Lucchesi, 2006 "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free – honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve." This sculpture commemorates the 1862 meeting of Abraham Lincoln and Hartford . . . — Map (db m52619) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Maj. Thomas Y. Seymour
Maj. Thomas Y. SeymourThis plaque and the renaming of this bridge honor the Revolutionary War hero and distinguished citizen of Connecticut, Thomas Y. Seymour. Seymour, who later rose to the rank of Major in the Continental Army, was born June 19, . . . — Map (db m52560) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards DSM
Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards DSM 1859 – 1931 Beloved commander of the 26th Division who led the sons of New England to glorious victory on the battlefields of France in the World War 1917 - - - 1918 Sponsored by the . . . — Map (db m52191) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Mark Twain
Mark Twain Samuel Clemens 1835 - 1910 [ north side ] One of the nation's most celebrated authors Mark Twain lived here in Hartford during the peak of his writing career from 1871 until 1891 Of Hartford, Twain wrote "Of all the . . . — Map (db m52434) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Marquis De La Fayette
To the Marquis De La Fayette, born September 6, 1757, died May 20, 1834. A true friend of Liberty, who served as a Major General in the Continental Army with “all possible zeal, without any special pay or allowances” until . . . — Map (db m3888) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Marquis de La Fayette
Marquis de La Fayette Where You Are Standing On September, 1824 Arrives the Marquis de La Fayette in Daniel Wadsworth's carriage drawn by four white horses. Hartford's citizens shout hurrahs, wave banners and throw garlands of flowers at the . . . — Map (db m43767) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Old North Cemetery
"A place of our common grief, our common hopes and our common faith; a place wherein we may see and feel our sympathy one with another." Frederick Law Olmstead Landscape Architect Old North Cemetery Hartford's principal municipal burying . . . — Map (db m53154) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Old State House — Connecticut
Old State House 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 and illustrating the history of . . . — Map (db m52699) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Orville Hitchcock Platt
Orville Hitchcock Platt Senator of the United States MDCCCLXXIX - MCMV — Map (db m52194) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Prudence Crandall
Prudence Crandall Where You Are Standing on May 24, 1833 The Connecticut General Assembly passes the Black Law expressly forbidding Prudence Crandall from recruiting African-American women for her school in Canterbury. Prudence refuses to obey . . . — Map (db m43765) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Recapture of the Connecticut River
Recapture of the Connecticut River 1981 – 1999 Dedicated September 3, 1999 On the occasion of the opening of Riverfront Plaza and Terraces Founders Bridge Promenade and State Street Landing [ left plaque ] A Historic . . . — Map (db m52601) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Rev. Samuel Stone — 1602 – 1663
Rev. Samuel Stone 1602 – 1663 First Church Teacher and 2nd Pastor Co-Founded Hartford with Thomas Hooker Born in Hertford England — Map (db m43742) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Sacred to the Memory — African Americans
Sacred to the Memory of the Three Hundred or more African Americans Free People, Slaves, and five Black Governors Who rest in Unmarked Graves in Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground 1640 - 1810 [ back ] School children in . . . — Map (db m43803) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Samuel Colt
Samuel Colt 1814 – 1862 On the grounds which his taste beautified by the home he loved this memorial stands to speak of his genius his enterprise and his success and of his great and loyal heart [ back ] His wife . . . — Map (db m52335) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Scion of the Charter Oak
Scion of the Charter Oak Planted 19 October 1871 by First Company Governor's Foot Guard White Oak (Quercus atba L) In the earliest days the great oak served both as a council tree and agricultural guide for Native Americans. The annual spring . . . — Map (db m64924) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
[ tablet on the east tower ] In Honor Of The Men Of Hartford Who Served And In Memory Of Those Who Fell On Land And Sea In The War For The Union Their Grateful Townsmen Have Raised This Memorial [ tablet on the west . . . — Map (db m52254) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Spanish War Veterans Memorial
To commemorate the valor and patriotism of the Hartford men who served their country in the war with Spain 1898 — Map (db m28288) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Stephen A. Douglas
Stephen A. Douglas 1813 – 1861 The "Little Giant" From Illinois And A Presidential Candidate Campaigned On This Site July 6, 1860 — Map (db m43738) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — The First Meeting of Washington and Rochambeau
This tablet commemorates the historic first meeting of General George Washington and General Comte de Rochambeau, commander-in-chief of the French army in America, which took place September 20, 1780. On that occasion and in a subsequent meeting . . . — Map (db m52914) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — The Founders Bridge
. . . — Map (db m52620) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
In 1636 The Church in Newtown, Massachusetts Thomas Hooker, Minister was transplanted to this locality, called Meeting House Yard, Old State House Square City Hall Square. Near this site on May 31, 1638. Thomas Hooker preached his . . . — Map (db m52695) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — The Safe Arrival
In June 1636, about one hundred members of Thomas Hooker's congregation arrived safely in this vicinity. With one hundred and sixty cattle, they had followed old Indian trails from the Massachusetts Bay Colony to the Connecticut River to build a . . . — Map (db m52557) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — The Tower Clock
The Tower Clock Was Given in Memory Of Horace John Wickham 1836 – 1914 By His Son Clarence Horace Wickham 1919 Perpetual care and replacement provided for by endowment — Map (db m52696) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Theodore Wirth
Theodore Wirth Superintendent Hartford Parks 1896 - 1905 Designer 1903 Elizabeth Park Rose Garden To whom this rose bed is dedicated and for whom it will be maintained as long as the park is here and people love roses . . . forever . . . — Map (db m44111) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — This Approach — To Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground
This Approach to Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground, which was set apart in 1640 and contains the graves of Thomas Hooker and the other founders of Hartford, was completed in 1952 by the generosity of Edward M. Day and other . . . — Map (db m43743) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Thomas Hooker
Thomas Hooker 1586 – 1647 A leader of the founders in this commonwealth. A preacher of persuasive power. A statesman who based all civil authority on the free consent of the people. This tablet is placed near the site of his burial by The . . . — Map (db m44070) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Thomas Hooker
Thomas Hooker 1586 – 1647 Founder of Hartford Pastor – Statesman [ east side ] Leading his people through the wilderness, he founded Hartford in June 1636. On this site he preached the sermon which inspired the . . . — Map (db m52917) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Thomas McManus
1834   Thomas McManus   1914 Born in Hartford he lived his life here and died rich in the esteem of his fellows Major of the 25th Infantry Connecticut Volunteers 1862 – 1863 he was a brave soldier beloved by his men Upon this field . . . — Map (db m52317) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Trinity College — 1823-1923 — Pro Ecclesia Et Patria
Upon the brow of this hill stood The First Building of Trinity College Which was founded here as Washington College A.D. 1823 The name of the college was changed to Trinity college A.D 1845 it was moved to its present site A.D. 1875 when this . . . — Map (db m60004) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Union
Union Peter Chinni, 2005 "We shall not only have saved the Union; but we shall have so saved it, as to make and to keep it, forever worthy of the saving." Lincoln was committed to the ideals of the country's founding fathers, especially the . . . — Map (db m52621) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Hartford French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans . . . — Map (db m43739) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — William H. Mortensen
William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza July 15, 1903 – October 6, 1990 This plaza is dedicated in honor of William "Bill" Mortensen – whose life is an inspiration to a new generation of Hartford residents. Born in Hartford, Bill . . . — Map (db m52618) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Welcome to William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, the centerpiece of the Riverfront park system, spans I-91 to connect downtown Hartford with the Connecticut River. From the plaza, visitors can cross the river on the . . . — Map (db m52617) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — William H. Putnam
In recognition of the lasting contribution toward a better life for the People of Connecticut – especially for those of greater Hartford by William H. Putnam With Ability – Courage – Devotion and vision he served his . . . — Map (db m52784) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — World's First Pay Telephone
World's First Pay Telephone Invented By William Gray And Developed By George A. Long Was Installed On This Corner In 1889 — Map (db m44072) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartland — Hartland
[ front ] Proprietors from Hartford, those whose names appeared on the tax lists of 1720, were originally given the western land grants called Hart(ford)land, now known as the Town of Hartland. The first permanent settler in this area was . . . — Map (db m29853) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Former Site of Oddfellows Building
Former Site Of Oddfellows Building Home of King David Lodge No. 32 Independent Order of Oddfellows 1913     1982 — Map (db m98746) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Hilliard Mills
Hilliard Mills One of the early woolen mills in the country was established here by Aaron Buckland in 1794. In 1832 he sold it to Samuel Pitkin who made Elisha Hilliard a partner in 1832, later in 1871 Hilliard became sole owner. Blankets were made . . . — Map (db m98747) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Manchester
Manchester Originally the Five Miles bought by Hartford from the Indians, 1682. First settlement, about 1673. Chartered by General Assembly as Orford Parish, 1772. Incorporated as tow pi Manchester 1823. An early center of small industry, its . . . — Map (db m98739) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Manchester Iraq Afghanistan Veterans Monument
Iraq Afghanistan To Those Who Served Veterans Council Veterans Day Nov. 11, 2005 (back) Dedicated To Our Gallant Armed Forces — Map (db m98792) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Manchester Korean Conflict Memorial
Korean Conflict 1950     1953 Ernest W. Steinberg Howard C. Flavell Jr. William F. Boldug Howard M. Higley Not Forgotten (back) 1986 Erected by The People of Manchester Korean Memorial Committee The Veterans . . . — Map (db m98805) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Manchester Soldiers Monument
In Memory Of The Soldiers of Manchester Who Died in The War of The Rebellion 1861 &Mdash; 1865 Dedicated September 7, 1877 — Map (db m98738) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Manchester Spanish American War Monument
Ward Cheney Camp No 13 U.S.W.V. A Memorial to the Boys of Manchester Conn. Who Volunteered and Served Their Country in the Spanish American War — Map (db m98737) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Manchester Veterans Monument
. . . — Map (db m98791) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Manchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial David M. Quey     U.S.A. John G. Curtin     U.S.A. Robert J. White     U.S.M.C. Robert A. Rhuda     U.S.M.N. Keith A. Miller     U.S.M.C. Robert K. Mattson     U.S.M.C. Donald A. Kirkham     U.S.N. Albert G. . . . — Map (db m98745) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Manchester World War II Memorial
In Tribute To The Men Of Manchester Who Gave Their Lives In World War II Erected by the American Legion 1948 (back) P.F.C. Walter J. Adamy · Lt. William Anderson · P.F.C. William T. Anderson · Pvt. Ernest E. Bartley · S. 1/C . . . — Map (db m98748) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Manchester — Revolutionary War Soldiers of Orford Parish
In Memory of the Revolutionary Soldiers Of Orford Parish — Map (db m98733) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Marion — Rochambeau
Rochambeau Lieut. General Commanding The Auxiliary French Armies Under Washington July 10, 1780     Jan 11, 1783 Rochambeau's letter to Congress "We are your brothers. We shall conduct ourselves as such with you. We shall fight . . . — Map (db m33706) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Marlborough — Marlborough
Marlborough The colonial General Assembly in 1747 designated this area an ecclesiastical society and named it Marlborough. In 1803 the Connecticut General Assembly incorporated Marlborough as a "distinct town” deriving its lands from . . . — Map (db m98957) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Marlborough — Marlborough Veterans Memorial
( left plaque ) This memorial is dedicated to the memory of all those who served our country from the Town of Marlborough during the French and Indian wars, the War of Independence, the War of 1812, the Civil War, the Spanish-American . . . — Map (db m98956) WM

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