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1640 ? 1990 Cos CobThe name "Cos Cob Neck" was recorded in 1686. Six Cos Cob roads, including the present Orchard and Bible Streets, were laid out during 1689 northward from the Main Country Road (US 1) into "ye wilderness". A packet boat began t…
The Cos Cob Art ColonyDuring the early 1890s American impressionist artists John H. Twachtman and J. Alden Weir began teaching summer art classes here in Cos Cob to students of New York's Art Students League. Edward and Josephine Holley ran the Bu…
The Second Oldest Cemeteryin GreenwichLaid out by the Selectmen1723 - 24Historic SocietyTown of Greenwich 1982
The Old Burying GroundAt Byram ShoreIs Recognized ForIts Historic Importance ByThe Historical Society Of the Town of GreenwichandThe Byram Garden ClubMay 1999Greenwich Landmark
In Memoriam Dedicated To TheHonor And SacrificeOf The Men And WomenOf Byram Who ServedIn The Armed Forces InDefense Of Our Country Erected by the People of Byram 1953
Erected In Memory Of TheMen From The Ninth DistrictGreenwich, ConnecticutWho Served In The Armed Forces And Paid The Supreme Sacrifice For Their CountryAnthony J. Balco · Joseph T. Borowiec · Domenico S. Crucitti · Harold A. G…
This Marks The SpotWhere On February 26, 1779General Israel Putnam, Cut Off From His Soldiers AndPursued By British Cavalry, Galloped Down This Rocky SteepAnd Escaped, Daring To Lead Where NotOne Of Many Hundred Foes Dared To Follow.Erected By The…
Putnam CottageFrom Here George. PutnamEscaped the BritishBy His Famous RideDown "Put's Hill"
George Washington Paused here on the Post Road near this church, on October 16, 1789 and afterward wrote in his diary, "the superb landscape which is to be seen from the meeting house is a rich regalia". In Commemoration Of this historic incid…
[ south side ] In Honor ofThe Men and WomenOf GreenwichWho Served InThe World War [ east side ] In Memory OfThose Who DiedAnd an InspirationTo All Who Follow [ west side ] Second BattleOf The MarneNorth SeaSt. MihielYpres LysMeuse ArgonneVerdun