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New Haven, MO not CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 36.897 W 091° 12.786
15S E 655571 N 4275562
Quick Description: Small town with a LOT of history.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 1/13/2014 8:05:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMJXPZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:

County of town: Franklin County
Location of town: MO 100 west of Washington MO and east of Hermann, MO
Population: 2,008 at the 2010 census

Marker Erected by: The City of New Haven: Joy K. Schaffner, Mayor; Kermit Ploeger, Clerk; Levee Board and Alderman.
County of Marker: Franklin County.
Date Marker Erected: 1956.
Location of Marker: Main St., Miller's Landing, @ Levee.

Marker Text:

1856 --- NEW HAVEN --- 1956
Early prominent Missouri River port, New Haven was settled about 1805 and was named Miller's Landing for pioneer Philip Miller, The Pacific R.R. (Mo. Pac.) reached here in 1855 and the town was laid out and renamed the next year.

John Colter, member of Lewis and Clark Expedition explorer of Yellowstone Park, settled a few miles east in 1810.

The New Haven Flood control levee here was completed by the U.S. Corps of Engineers in April, 1955.

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