Cromwell Historical

Cromwell Historical (HM1VMP)

Location: Cromwell, CT 06416 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 35.891', W 72° 39.11'

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This area was settled in 1650 as a rural-farming community known as Middletown Upper Houses. It was incorporated and named Cromwell in 1851. The 18th century saw a thriving riverport. followed by brownstone quarrying and several factories including J. & E. Stevens Company, noted for mechanical iron banks and toys. The A. N. Pierson, Inc. greenhouses rank among the world's largest, and as a rose grower Cromwell was given the title "Rose Town". The Old Burying Ground, granted in 1713, is the resting place of veterans of the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and the Civil War.
Erected by the Town of Cromwell
the Cromwell Historical Society
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
Year Placed1975
Placed ByThe Town of Cromwell, the Cromwell Historical Society, the Connecticut Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 695694 N 4607827
Decimal Degrees41.59818333, -72.65183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 35.891', W 72° 39.11'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 35' 53.46" N, 72° 39' 6.6" W
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Area Code(s)860
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41 West St, Cromwell CT 06416, US
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