Marker Number: 21
Name and date established: Canaan 1964
Description: First known as "Broad Street," this early venture in town planning was laid out in 1778. About a mile in length and beautifully situated, starting about two miles in on next northerly road, the plan provided for an orderly arrangement of attractive homesteads.
Location: Located at the corner of Canaan Street and Route 4 in Canaan Village. The Canaan Historic District was listed on the National Register in 1973.