Greenwich, Connecticut: Washington Loved the View Here

Eager to link itself to America's first President, Greenwich put up this plaque on the 143rd anniversary of the day George W. stopped and admired the scenery.

Address:
139 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, CT
Directions:
Outside the right-side front door of the Second Congregational Church, which is at the intersection of US-1/E. Putnam Ave. and Maple Ave.
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Washington Loved The View Here

A patina-covered plaque from 1932 is attached to the exterior of the Second Congregational Church in Greenwich. It bears George Washingtons likeness in bas-relief, and notes that he paused on the nearby Post Road on October 16, 1789. The plaque touts his subsequent diary entry, in which the POTUS wrote, "The superb landscape which is to be seen from the meeting house is a rich regalia."

[Kurt Deion / kurtshistoricsites.com, 12/25/2021]
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