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Stephen A. Douglas1813 - 1861The "Little Giant" From IllinoisAnd A Presidential CandidateCampaigned On This SiteJuly 6, 1860
HartfordHartford was named in 1637 after the English town of Hertford. The Indian name was Suckiaug. The first colonial settlement, called House of Good Hope, was made by the Dutch in 1633. The Reverend Thomas Hooker arrived overland from Newtown …
On this site, from 1869 until 1963, stood the Hartford Public High School, the second oldest secondary school in the United States. Founded in 1638 as a Latin Grammar School. It became, in 1847, the Hartford Public English and Classical High Schoo…
1st Conn. Heavy ArtilleryOriginally 4th Conn. InfantryMustered in May 22, 1861Mustered out Sept. 25 1865Total enrollment officers and men3802 Erected by the survivors and friends of the regiment and the veteran and active companies Hartford Cit…
To commemorate the valor and patriotism of the Hartford men who served their country in the war with Spain 1898
To the Marquis De La Fayette,born September 6, 1757,died May 20, 1834. A true friend of Liberty, who served asa Major General in the Continental Army with"all possible zeal, without any special payor allowances" until the American colonistssecu…