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Dave Pelland on December 12th, 2011

The fountain on the West Broad Street green in Stratford honors state legislator and attorney Stiles Judson. The fountain, at the west end of the green, features a bronze bust of Judson on its east face above an inscription reading, “Gift to his native town.” The monument’s west face bears a dedication reading, “Stratford honors […]

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Dave Pelland on October 26th, 2009

A 35-foot monument topped by a standard-bearer stands at the highest point of Stratford’s Academy Hill. The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, dedicated in 1889,  is unique in Connecticut because it was cast from zinc, a material that was marketed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as “white bronze.” A dedication on the front (west) […]

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Dave Pelland on May 20th, 2009

A war memorial featuring a female allegorical figure representing patriotism and peace stands on a green near the corners of West Broad and Main Street in Stratford. The monument, at the east end of the West Broad Street Green, was dedicated in 1931 as a memorial to peace intended to honor the local men and […]

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