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Dave Pelland on September 10th, 2010

Wolcott honors veterans of the American Revolution, War of 1812 and the Civil War with a granite monument in a small park in the center of town. The Kenea Soldier’s Monument, dedicated in 1916, features an infantry soldier standing atop a relatively simple granite monument. A dedication on the monument’s north face reads, “Presented to […]

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Dave Pelland on August 9th, 2010

Stonington honors the successful defense of the town against British warships during the War of 1812 with a granite monument. The 1830 obelisk, topped with a naval shell, stands in the borough of Stonington’s Cannon Square.  An inscription on the monument’s north face reads, “These two guns of 18 pounds caliber were heroically used to […]

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