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beautiful tribute to our soldiers

Lovely tribute to our soldiers. Clean area, safe, and great for the history buff in the family... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
gaitkeeperstables
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West Cornwall, Connecticut
Testament to the History of Winsted

This monument is not just a memorial to the Military but to the days when Winsted was a thriving... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2017
M00kieMama
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Huntington, New York
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Aug 10, 2018
“beautiful tribute to our soldiers”
Apr 18, 2017
“Testament to the History of Winsted”
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The picturesque Winchester Soldiers' Monument is considered unique among Connecticut's Civil War memorials. The 63" Gothic Revival tower with its bronze soldier vigilantly watching for invaders,also includes within its walls, the names of more than...more
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Crown Street, Winsted, CT 06098
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Lovely tribute to our soldiers. Clean area, safe, and great for the history buff in the family. Great for families.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gaitkeeperstables
Reviewed April 18, 2017

This monument is not just a memorial to the Military but to the days when Winsted was a thriving and economically comfortable city,. There really isn;t much to see in the town besides this and the American Museum of Torts. Residents are trying to make...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank M00kieMama
Virginia S, Commission chairman at Soldiers' Monument and Memorial Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2017

Yes. Our monument is a wonderful testament to the history of the town. But I would also encourage you to visit the wonderful Winchester Historical Society-they are open on Saturday and Sunday (check for hours) , as well as Whiting Mills, an artist colony situated...More

Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely spot for a picnic or simply to pay respects to the people who served our country during the Civil War. Pretty location

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LaraKaz
Virginia S, Chairman at Soldiers' Monument and Memorial Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. If you think it is lovely now, wait until this summer when our garden is in full bloom!

Reviewed January 14, 2017

You may visit this park-like setting any time of year and admire it. However the best times to visit are when the all volunteer committee that acts as caretaker opens the interior to the public. Much Civil War history may be seen inside, as well...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

This monument is located in a small park on top of a hill. It is open erratically so check ahead by calling the town clerk's office. It has been renovated. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Diane M
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Has been open every Sunday in August, besides usual holidays, upcoming Labor Day weekend. His story and on site with displays and will have live music of the era August 28. An small serene park to enjoy all the time.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank LisaT882
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