Founders Rock

Founders Rock (HM1RWP)

Location: Middletown, CT 06457 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 33.988', W 72° 39.085'

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Inscription
north side
In 1639
Mattabeseck
Is First Mentioned in the Records
In 1650
The First English Settlement
Was Made Near This Spot
1n 1653
The General Court Changed the Name to
Middletown
In 1672 and 1673
The Title to the Lands Was
Confirmed by Grant from the Indians
In Honor of the Brave and God-Fearing Men
Who Founded This Town
Their Descendants and Successors
Have Flagged This Stone
On the 250th Anniversary
Of The Settlement
October 1900


First Settlers 1650 - 1654

Thomas Allen · Nathaniel Bacon · William Blomfield · William Cornwell · John Hall · John Hall Jr · Richard Hall · Samuel Hall · Giles Hamlin · Daniel Harris · William Harris · George Hubbard · John Kirby · John Martin · Thomas Miller · John Savage · William Smith · Samuel Stoclillng · Samuel Stow · Matthias Treat · Robert Webster · Thomas Whitmore · Nathaniel White
Indian Grantors 1672 - 1673

Sepunnamoe · Mamechize · Wesumpsha · Spunnoe · Taccumhuit · Massekump · Pewampsskin · Joan Alias Wecpesick · Wamphanch · Sachamas · Paskunna · Robin · Rachiask

west side
In Honor of the Courageous and
Unselfish Women who Settled this Town
Their Descendants and Successors
Dedicate this Monument on the 350th
Anniversary of the Settlement

Mistress Allen · Ann Miller Bacon · Sarah Blomfield · Mary Cornwell · Ann Wilcox Hall · Mary Hall · Elizabeth Cook Hall · Hester Crow Hamlin · Mary Weld Harris · Edith Domey Harris · Elizabeth Watts Hubbard · Elizabeth Kirby · Mistress Martin · Isabel Miller · Elizabeth Dubbin Savage · Elizabeth Stanley Smith · Bethia Hopkins Stocking · Hope Fletcher Stow · Mary Smith Treat · Susanna Treat Webster · Sarah Hall Wetmore · Elizabeth White
plaque at base
In Memoriam
We Honor Our
Immigrant Ancestor
William Cornwell
1609 - 1678
Founder
Middletown CT
Stanley H Cornwall
Bristol RI
Gale T Cornwell
Redwood NY
Plaque Dedicated
Memorial Day
30 May 1997
Details
HM NumberHM1RWP
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 25th, 2016 at 9:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 695825 N 4604307
Decimal Degrees41.56646667, -72.65141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 33.988', W 72° 39.085'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 33' 59.28" N, 72° 39' 5.1" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)203, 860
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 39-55 CT-17, Middletown CT 06457, US
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