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Dave Pelland on October 25th, 2010

New Hartford honors its Civil War veterans with a 24-foot-tall monument in the southwest corner of Village Cemetery.

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Dave Pelland on October 20th, 2010

Winchester honors veterans of the Civil War, World War I and other conflicts with several monuments in Forest View Cemetery. The Non-Repatriated Soldiers’ Monument, in the Winsted section of Winchester, was dedicated in 1900 to honor local Civil War heroes buried on distant battlefields. The dark granite monument, topped with a polished sphere, stands at the […]

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Dave Pelland on October 18th, 2010

The 1904 Soldiers’ Monument in the Winsted section of Winchester stands at the south end of East End Park, near the green’s intersection with Main Street (Route 44) The 27-foot monument features an infantryman standing atop a large granite shaft. A dedication on the monument’s front (south) face reads, “For the dead, a tribute. For […]

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Dave Pelland on October 15th, 2010

Barkhamsted’s Soldier’s Monument, located near the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road (Route 318) and Beach Rock Road, was first dedicated in 1897 to honor veterans of the American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican War and the Civil War.

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Dave Pelland on October 13th, 2010

Veterans of the Civil War and later conflicts are honored with monuments on the green in Norfolk. The 1868 Soldiers’ Monument, one of the earliest tributes to Civil War veterans in Connecticut, is a tall granite obelisk similar to monuments in Plymouth, North Branford and other monuments dedicated in the late 1860s. The Norfolk monument […]

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Dave Pelland on October 11th, 2010

Norfolk honors its World War I veterans and heroes with a triangular monument featuring a replica of the Liberty Bell. The monument, dedicated on Armistice Day in 1921, stands on Memorial Green at the intersection of North Street (Route 272) and Greenwoods Road (Route 44). The monument features three archways rising from a triangular base […]

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Dave Pelland on October 8th, 2010

Trumbull honors its war veterans as well as the colonial governor for which it is named with monuments in front of Town Hall. A granite monument on the eastern side of the green in front of Town Hall honors Trumbull’s veterans. A dedication on the front (northwest) face reads, “Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice […]

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