Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb (HMI1W)

Location: Fairfield, CT 06825 Fairfield County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 10.315', W 73° 13.482'

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Charles S. Stratton

This monument is a memorial to Charles S. Stratton, a native of Bridgeport, who gained worldwide fame as Tom Thumb in the exhibitions of P.T. Barnum. The lifesize statue was erected before Tom Thumb's death on July 15, 1883. In 1959 vandals smashed the statue. It was restored by the Barnum Festival Society and Mountain Grove Cemetery Association with funds raised by public subscription.
Nov. 19, 1961

[ inscription on the south face ]
Stratton
Sherwood E. Stratton
Died Dec. 29, 1855,
Aged 44 Years.
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Cynthia Stratton
His Wife
Died March 26, 1864,
Aged 74 Years. 3 M's
Charles S. Stratton
Died July 15, 1883
Aged 45 Y's. 6 M's. 11 D's
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HM NumberHMI1W
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Year Placed1961
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 8:08pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 648920 N 4559360
Decimal Degrees41.17191667, -73.22470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 10.315', W 73° 13.482'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 10' 18.90" N, 73° 13' 28.92" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 170 Shepard St, Fairfield CT 06825, US
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