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Dave Pelland on September 20th, 2011

Burlington honors its war veterans and heroes with several monuments on the green at the intersection of Spielman Highway (Route 4) and George Washington Turnpike. At the western end of the green, a memorial honors Burlington’s Civil War and World War I veterans. On the western side of the monument, a bronze plaque includes a […]

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Dave Pelland on September 15th, 2011

Waterford honors veterans of the nation’s wars with a collection of monuments in two local parks. Three monuments are featured in a small green in War Memorial Park on Rope Ferry Road (Route 156), near the intersection with Great Neck Road (Route 213). A bronze plaque on a 1975 monument honors local residents who served […]

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Dave Pelland on September 11th, 2011

Middletown was one of several Connecticut communities that honored the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks Sunday by dedicating a portion of a steel beam recovered from one of the World Trade Center towers. The beam was placed on display outside South Fire District headquarters on Randolph Road (Route 155). Ceremonies commemorating the attacks […]

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Dave Pelland on September 8th, 2011

Dartmouth College traces its roots to an 18th Century school for Native Americans in a section of Lebanon that later became the town of Columbia. Moor’s Charity School was founded in 1754 by Congregational minister Eleazar Wheelock to provide a Christian education to Native Americans and to English students who would serve Native American tribes […]

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Dave Pelland on September 6th, 2011

Columbia honors its war veterans and other public servants with memorials in its historic town center. Columbia’s veterans are honored with memorials in front of its Yeoman’s Hall municipal building on Jonathan Trumbull Highway (Route 87), near the intersection with Middletown Road (Route 66). The largest memorial is a Honor Roll monument, dedicated in 1956, […]

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