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You are at stop # on the American Revolution, Hartford tour

East Facade of the Connecticut State Capitol: The Revolutionary War and the Founding of the Republic

The east facade depicts individuals associated with the Revolutionary War and the founding of the Republic. The sculpture on this façade was created first because this side of the building was the first to be completed. When looking at the Statues, from left to right, Thomas Hooker (1586- 1617), Roger Sherman (1721- 1793), Jonathan Trumbull (1710- 1785), John Davenport (1597- 1669). Below the four statues are six medallion heads, representing: (from left to right) John Barlow (1776- 1812), George Berkley (1685- 1753), Horace Bushnell (1802- 1876), Noah Webster (1758- 1843), John Trumbull (1756- 1843), Jonathan Edwards (1703- 1758). Below the medallion heads are three tympana (left to right): Hooker’s March to Hartford, The Charter Oak, Davenport Preaching in New Haven.

Left to right, full-length statues:
Thomas Hooker (1586-1647), by Charles Henry Niehaus, 1889
Roger Sherman (1721-1793), by Chauncey Ives, 1878
Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785), by Chauncey Ives, 1878
John Davenport (1597-1669), by Charles Henry Niehaus, 1889

six medallion heads, (from left to right)
John Barlow (1776-1812), by Charles Henry Niehaus, 1885
George Berkeley (1685-1753), by Charles Henry Niehaus, 1885
Horace Bushnell (1802-1876), by Carl Conrads, 1895
Noah Webster (1758-1843), by Carl Conrads, 1895
John Trumbull (1756-1843), by Charles Henry Niehaus, 1895
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). by Charles Henry Niehaus, 1895

three tympana (left to right):
Hooker’s March to Hartford, by Charles Henry Niehaus, 1895
The Charter Oak, by Charles D. Salewski, 1876
Davenport Preaching in New Haven, by Charles Henry Niehaus, 1895