Hartford, Connecticut: Jack, First Presidential Pardon Turkey

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Riverside Park

Leibert Rd, Hartford, CT
I-91 exit 33. Turn east onto Jennings Rd, then quickly turn right onto Leibert Rd. When the road veers right to pass back under the freeway, turn left to enter Riverside Park. Drive to the end, park in the lot, and continue by walking south along the riverfront trail. You'll quickly come upon the turkey statue, on the left.
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Jack, First Presidential Pardon Turkey
Jack was destined for the President's Christmas dinner table when Abe Lincoln took pity on the bird and spared its life. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [05/17/2015]

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Jack, First Presidential Pardon Turkey

The statue is about a quarter of a mile down the Riverside path. The view overlooks the river.

[Susan, 01/17/2016]


Jack, First Presidential Pardon Turkey

The First Presidential Pardon Turkey is a short walk down the sculpture river walk. Locals say the area can be sketchy, so visit in the daylight.

[Meghan, 08/28/2015]
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