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Town of Coventry - Coventry, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 46.781 W 072° 18.673
18T E 723454 N 4628809
Quick Description: The coat of arms of the Town of Coventry is similar to it's larger and more famous counterpart in the United Kingdom.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 12/23/2012 10:36:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMFZFF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 2

Long Description:
Coventry, CT is a small town in Tolland County in east central Connecticut located on Lake Wangumbaug. It describes itself as the gateway to northeastern Connecticut. It was incorporated in 1712, has an area of about 37 square miles and a population of 12,500.

The coat of arms has a shield divided vertically. the left side is red and contains three vertical arrows, aligned horizontally. The right side is green and contains three horseshoes aligned vertically. the shield is flanked on the left by an American eagle with winds partially outstreached. To the right is a white eagle. Above the crest is an elephant and castle. Below in a green pasture surrounding Lake Wangumbaug and a ribbon is the Latin motto Altiora In Votis (Seek Higher Things).
Bearer of Coat of Arms: Town

Full name of the bearer: Town of Coventry

Where is Coat of Arms installed (short description) ?:
On the pediment above the Town Hall.

Material / Design: Wood

Coventry Town Hall 1712 Main Street Coventry, CT 06238

Web page about the bearer of Coat of Arms (if exists): [Web Link]

Blazon (heraldic description): Not listed

Web page about the structure where is Coat of Arms installed (if exists): Not listed

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