"It was a primitive-looking silver watch, made in France in 1760, that belonged to Roger Sherman -- was in his fob when he stood with Jefferson, &c., before Hancock, reporting 'The Declaration of Independence.'"
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ALL OF ONE FAMILY. Three Prominent Men Descended From Roger Sherman.
"William M. Evarts, the polished, urbane, witty New Yorker; George Frisbie Hoar, the sharp, petulant, bright, nagging New Englander; John Sherman, the unostentatious, but persistent Westerner. But behind all these mannerisms we see the [Roger] Sherman imprint upon the mind of each. If one of them becomes President, it will be all in the family."
[The Shermans] Have Ruled America, by Dr. B. J. Cigrand
"The Sherman people have been earnest supporters of the Union: from the famous Roger down we find them loyally upholding the principles of their distinguished forefathers. In the village boards, the aldermanic councils, the list of mayors, the roll of Governors, the roster of Generals, and roll-call of House and Senate, the name Sherman is ever present."
New Haven Green and Grove Street Cemetery, by Ellen Strong Bartlett
"View of the New Haven Green from southeast corner of Temple and Chapel Streets. Shows the three churches and State House with Yale Chapel in background. Figures and cows on Green in foreground. Title, 'NEW HAVEN, CONN./COMPRISING A VIEW OF THE EPISCOPAL AND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES, STATE HOUSE AND YALE COLLEGE/New York-Drawn, Engraved and Published by… Continue reading New Haven Green and Grove Street Cemetery, by Ellen Strong Bartlett
New Haven’s Monument Day
"A color lithograph print depicting the winding Farnam Drive that ascends East Rock and the new monument that it leads to. The promotional print is designed as a calendar, and charts the year 1888." -Image courtesy of the New Haven Museum, Documentary Objects Collection, "Farnam Drive and East Rock Monument," Lithograph by J. D. Dewell… Continue reading New Haven’s Monument Day