Roxbury

Roxbury (HMBML)

Location: Roxbury, CT 06783 Litchfield County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 33.605', W 73° 18.616'

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1713 - First structure by white settlers built near Shepaug River.

1732 - 33 - First meeting house erected. Old Roxbury Road.

1743 - Roxbury parish established by Connecticut General Assembly.

Birthplace of three cousins of Revolutionary war fame:
? ? ? Captain Remember Baker 1737-1775
Colonel Ethan Allen 1738 - 1789
General Seth Warner 1743 - 1784

1796 - Town of Roxbury incorporated, separating from Woodbury. General Ephraim Hinman of the Connecticut Militia, a Legislator, spearheaded this achievement.

Mid-18800's - Mostly a farming town, but with ten sawmills and five hat-making shops.

Mine Hill famous for various mineral ores, mainly iron. Garnet, now the State Mineral, was mined and granite quarried for buildings throughout New England and in New York City and transported by Shepaug Railroad.

Erected by the Town of Roxbury the Roxbury American Revolution Bicentennial Committee and the Connecticut Historical Commission 1977
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HM NumberHMBML
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Year Placed1977
Placed ByTown of Roxbury, Roxbury American Revolution Bicentennial Committee, Connecticut Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 10:38pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 640901 N 4602313
Decimal Degrees41.56008333, -73.31026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 33.605', W 73° 18.616'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 33' 36.30" N, 73° 18' 36.96" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27 North St, Roxbury CT 06783, US
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