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Coventry in Kent County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Waterman Tavern
National Register of Historic Places - 1974
 
Waterman Tavern Headquarters for French Troops Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Lydia Rapoza, February 7, 2011
1. Waterman Tavern Headquarters for French Troops Marker
 
Inscription.
Used as Headquarters for the French
Troops on their march to and from
Yorktown 1781-1782
Maj Nathanael Greene
General Lafayette
General Rochambeau

RI Commemorative Committee for
Maj Gen Nathanael Greene
Coventry Bi-Centennial Committee

 
Erected by RI Commemorative Committee for Maj Gen Nathanael Greene & Coventry Bi-Centennial Committee.
 
Location. 41° 43.167′ N, 71° 39.617′ W. Marker is in Coventry, Rhode Island, in Kent County. Marker is on Maple Valley Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coventry RI 02816, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Medal of Honor-Honor Roll (approx. 13.5 miles away); Lonely Lookout Memorial (approx. 13.6 miles away); We Aim-To Deliver (approx. 13.6 miles away); U.S. Navy Armed Guard Memorial (approx. 13.6 miles away); Armed Services Memorial (approx. 13.7 miles away); 43d Infantry Division Memorial (approx. 13.7 miles away); Jewish War Veterans (approx. 13.7 miles away); On This Location 5 August 1943 Three Servicemen Perished (approx. 13.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Waterman Tavern, Coventry Rhode Island - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 16, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Coventry, Rhode Island - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 16, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by Lydia Rapoza of Coventry, Rhode Island. This page has been viewed 1,046 times since then. Last updated on January 16, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photo   1. submitted on August 22, 2011, by Lydia Rapoza of Coventry, Rhode Island. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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