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New Haven

The Soldiers and Sailors Monument

The Soldiers and Sailors Monument is a popular landmark in New Haven, Connecticut. It is conveniently located at 192 Mitchell Drive on the 366-foot (112 m) summit of East Rock, the popular outdoor recreation destination among residents and visitors of the city. Built in 1887 in honor of residents of New Haven who gave their lives in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and the Civil War, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument is indeed wonderful and a must attraction of New Haven. It is 112 feet high and so is a visible from miles such as from the surrounding urban metropolis and Long Island Sound.