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Major GeneralClarence Ransom Edwards DSM1859 - 1931Beloved commander of the 26th Division who ledthe sons of New England to glorious victoryon the battlefields of France in the World War1917 - - - 1918Sponsored by the Connecticut DepartmentYankee …
In Memory Of The Men OfConnecticutWho Suffered InSouthern Military Prisons1861 - 1865
In Memory OfCol. Thomas KnowltonOf Ashford Conn.Who as a boy served in several campaigns in the French and Indian WarsShared in the siege and capture of Havana in 1762Was in immediate command of Connecticut troops at the Battle of Bunker HillWas w…
Theodore WirthSuperintendent Hartford Parks1896 - 1905Designer 1903Elizabeth Park Rose GardenTo whom this rose bed is dedicatedand for whom it will be maintainedas long as the park is here and peoplelove roses . . . foreverConrad L. Wirth ? ? 1992
Christ ChurchCathedralDiocese of ConnecticutEpiscopalFounded as Christ Church ? 1762Set Apart as Cathedral ? 1919Present Building ? 1828 The Rt. Rev. Ian T. DouglasBishop of ConnecticutThe Very Rev. Mark B. PendletonDean Canon Kevin JonesPrece…
World'sFirst Pay TelephoneInvented By William GrayAnd Developed By George A. LongWas Installed On This Corner In 1889
Thomas Hooker1586 - 1647A leader of the founders in this commonwealth. A preacher of persuasive power. A statesman who based all civil authority on the free consent of the people. This tablet is placed near the site of his burial by The Connecticu…
John Haynes1594 - 1654Of Copford Hall. Essex England. Third Governor of Massachusetts. A founder of this commonwealth & its first Governor. A lover of religious liberty. A man trusted and honored. Near this place he was buried & by this tablet Th…
[ east side ]DemingIn Memory OfCapt. Pownal DemingSon OfDavid Deming & Mehitable ChampionBorn Sept. 30, 1749Died April 9, 1795[ west side ]An earnest patriot, he enlistedin the Continental Army at theLexington Alarm, April 1775, andserved with dis…
Sacred to the Memory ofthe Three Hundred or moreAfrican AmericansFree People, Slaves, andfive Black GovernorsWho rest in UnmarkedGraves in Hartford'sAncient Burying Ground1640 - 1810[ back ]School children in Hartfordconducted the research andrais…