Living Well in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Soldier’s Monument and Memorial Park

Completed in 1890, Soldiers’ Monument was erected as a memorial to the men of the surrounding communities who served in the Civil War. The monument is on a crest of Camp Hill on Crown Street overlooking Winsted’s downtown Main Street.  During World War II, the monument served as a watchtower for aerial activity to provide early warning protection for our state and nation.  Today, the Monument and Memorial grounds continue to serve as a reminder of the sacrifices made by all citizens for freedom and provide a location for reflection and rest.

Crown St, Winsted

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