Norwalk Memorial Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3181
Date: 
1869
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "KEY.F" Inscription: reverse, at lower center of field: "I.F.WOODS MEM SERIES."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Washington facing right with legend: "NORWALK CONN. MEMORIAL./1869." Reverse is inscribed: "BOUGHT OF THE NORWAKE INDIANS/BY/ROGER LUDLOWE AND CAP. DANIEL PATRICK/1640./FOUNDED 1649./SETTLED BY ACT OF COURT 1650./BURNT BY BRITISH UNDER TRYON/1779./BOROUGH INCORPORATION/1836./D. & N.R.R. OPENED 1852./POPULATION 15,000."
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Creative: Tronvig Group