THE CONNECTICUT SOCIETY OF THE
SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Founded April 2, 1889, our purpose is to keep alive the memory of
men and women who fought or gave service for Independence in the American Revolutionary War.

 

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Sites Located in Hartford

Statue of David Wooster

Description: Born in Stratford, Connecticut, David Wooster graduated from the Yale University in 1738. In 1741, he became a lieutenant of the militia and commanded the armed sloop "Defense". He served in the Louisburg expedition, a siege to capture the... Read more about Statue of David Wooster

Statue of David Humphreys

Description:Humphreys was from Derby, Connecticut. He was known as a diplomat, soldier, and poet. He enlisted the first colored troops in the service of the United States, the Second Company of the Fourth Regiment, formed in 1781. A close friend... Read more about Statue of David Humphreys

The Ancient Burying Ground

Description: The Ancient Burying Ground is the oldest historic site in Hartford, and the only one surviving from the 1600s. From 1640, four years after the arrival of the first English settlers, down until the early 1800s, it was Hartford's... Read more about The Ancient Burying Ground