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Dave Pelland on June 22nd, 2011

Westport honors the veterans of the 20th Century Wars with a collection of monuments on a downtown green. Veteran’s Memorial Green, between Main Street and Myrtle Avenue, includes monuments honoring the service of local residents in the two World wars, Korea and Vietnam. The World War I monument features a bronze Doughboy atop a granite […]

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Dave Pelland on October 10th, 2009

Congratulations to volunteers from the  Connecticut Nursery & Landscape Association, Westport’s Park & Recreation and several local businesses for their efforts to clean the town’s Pasacreta Park, which honors a police captain who died from cancer in 1976. Over the past 30 years, the site had largely become overgrown, but it was cleaned and re-landscaped this […]

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Dave Pelland on April 22nd, 2009

Several monuments on and near Westport’s Compo Beach mark the starting and ending point of the invasion of Danbury by British forces who landed there on April 25, 1777.  The British brought about 2,000 troops to Westport, who planned to destroy war supplies being stored about 20 miles north in Danbury. The British spent the […]

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Dave Pelland on April 6th, 2009

The state of Connecticut’s monument honoring residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, sits in a well-landscaped section of Sherwood Island State Park in Westport.  The state’s 9/11 Living Memorial features a dark granite monument inscribed with a dedication on its northeast face reading “The citizens of Connecticut dedicate this […]

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