CORNELIUS SCRANTON BUSHNELL MEMORIAL – NEW HAVEN CT.

Oct. 26, 2014:

Cornelius Scranton Bushnell Memorial

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CORNELIUS SCRANTON BUSHNELL MEMORIAL – Located off Chapel St. near Ella Grasso Blvd.

CORNELIUS SCRANTON BUSHNELL MEMORIAL

THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED IN HONOR OF:

CORNELIUS SCRANTON BUSHNELL 

A CITIZEN OF NEW HAVEN TO WHOSE FAITH, PERSISTENCE AND PATRIOTISM.

THE COUNTRY IS INDEBTED FOR THE

CONSTRUCTION OF THE MONITOR

FROM PLANS MADE BY JOHN ERICSSON

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The Monitor at Novelty Iron Works, N.Y. (Courtesy New York Historical Society)

Want more History?

CORNELIUS SCRANTON BUSHNELL:  http://www.madisoncthistorical.org/visit_us/cornelius_bushnell_biography.html

JOHN ERICSSON: http://monitor.noaa.gov/150th/ericsson.html

Great blog on the history of The Monitor:  http://bet-you-didnt-know.blogspot.com/2012/11/what-happened-to-em-virginia-and-monitor.html

The Mariner’s Museum and Park:  http://www.monitorcenter.org/

Find a Grave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=94041294

© 2015 Jeanne Bryan Insalaco

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