Brooklyn

Brooklyn (HM1RCU)

Location: Brooklyn, CT 06234 Windham County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 47.275', W 71° 56.982'

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Formerly Mortlake, first settled 1703, made a town on 2nd Thursday of May, 1786. Home of General Israel Putnam prior to and after the Revolution.

Town landmarks include:
Meeting House on the Green, built 1771 by First Ecclesiastical Society of Brooklyn, became Connecticut's first Unitarian Church in 1816, with Samuel J. May as minister;
Old Trinity Church (Episcopal) on Church Street, erected by Godfrey Malbone 1771;
former Windham County Courthouse, built 1820, afterward Town Hall, site in 1833 of trial of Prudence Crandall of Canterbury for defying law restricting Negro education.

Brooklyn Fair is the Nation's oldest continuous agricultural fair, held annually
since 1852
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Details
HM NumberHM1RCU
Year Placed1971
Placed ByThe Brooklyn Historical Society Inc. and the Connecticut Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 31st, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 254891 N 4630435
Decimal Degrees41.78791667, -71.94970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 47.275', W 71° 56.982'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 47' 16.5" N, 71° 56' 58.92" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)860
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 Canterbury Rd, Brooklyn CT 06234, US
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