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Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Revolutionary War Battlefield and Burial Ground at Spanish Fort (1780-1781)
During the Revolutionary War, France, Spain, Britain, and the United States were interested in the fate of this region. In March 1780, Spanish forces captured Mobile. They established a palisaded fort with trenches (one mile north of here) to . . . — Map (db m61451) HM
Alabama (Chambers County), LaFayette — LaFayette CemeteryChambers County
LaFayette Cemetery, also known as Westview, began in 1934 with the death of Miss Sarah Gipson. Many early pioneers and veterans of East Alabama are buried here including Revolutionary War Patriot Capt. Alexander Dunn, Col. Charles McLemore, . . . — Map (db m83263) HM
Alabama (Clarke County), Grove Hill — Clarke County Soldiers Of The American Revolution
Lemuel Alston, William Armistead, Thomas Bradford, John Bradley, William Cochran, John Cox, John Creighton, Benjamin Darby, John Dean, Sr., Matthew Gayle, John Giles, William Goode, John Harvey, Aaron Lewis, Axom Lewis, Thomas Moody, Elijah Pugh, . . . — Map (db m47748) HM
Alabama (Clarke County), Grove Hill — Elijah & Issac Pugh
Side 1 Near this spot are the graves of American Revolution soldier Elijah Pugh and his son Issac, a War of 1812 veteran. Elijah, born in Guilford Co., N.C. in 1760, was 18 when he joined a patriot band led by Col. Elijah Clarke at the . . . — Map (db m83270) HM
Alabama (Colbert County), Tuscumbia — Tuscumbia's Oakwood Cemetery
This burial ground was designated on General John Coffee's 1817 survey and original map "Plan of a Town at the Coldwater Spring." The oldest tombstone carries the burial date 1821 and the cemetery contains graves of veterans from all wars beginning . . . — Map (db m28567) HM
Alabama (Conecuh County), Burnt Corn — James Salter
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Alabama (Greene County), Eutaw — Welcome to Eutaw, Alabama: The Gateway To The Black BeltCounty Seat of Greene County
In 1838, Greene County citizens voted to change the town seat from Erie to Eutaw. The City of Eutaw, Alabama was incorporated as a town by an act of the State Legislature on January 2, 1841. Greene County had been named for General Nathaniel Greene. . . . — Map (db m83752) HM
Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — Greensboro Presbyterian Church
Organized 1823 by Rev. James Hillhouse of South Carolina, with Patrick Norris and William Hillhouse, veterans of American Revolution, as founding elders. Original wooden structure replaced by brick building in 1841 under pastorate . . . — Map (db m33746) HM
Alabama (Henry County), Newville — Old Center Methodist Church/Old Center Cemetery
Old Center Methodist Church The church was organized in 1859. The first building was a log structure located just NW of the present building. In the 1870's it was part of the Newton Circuit and was served by a minister who lived in the . . . — Map (db m71831) HM
Alabama (Houston County), Rehobeth — Big Creek United Methodist Church / Joseph Watford Revolutionary War Veteran
(side 1) Big Creek United Methodist Church One of the oldest churches in southeast Alabama and reportedly the oldest church in Houston County. The first church structure was a log building constructed about 20 yards north of the . . . — Map (db m73356) HM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Birmingham — Lane Park
In 1822 William Pullen, Revolutionary War veteran, acquired this land from the Federal Government for farming. In 1889 his heirs sold the land to the City of Birmingham for use as the New Southside Cemetery which operated from 1889 to 1909 with . . . — Map (db m27096) HM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Clay — Wear Cemetery
Established about 1850, Wear Cemetery is located off Old Springville Road to the northeast at Countryside Circle. In the 1800's the Wear family was among the first settlers of the community later known as Clay. Twenty-three remaining graves were . . . — Map (db m25113) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Greenhill — Tabernacle ChurchLauderdale County
This is one of the earliest community burial grounds in Lauderdale County. The oldest dated gravestone is for Catherine Hill, first wife of Green Berry Hill, for whom the community is named. She died on June 8, 1825. George Kennedy deeded five acres . . . — Map (db m68061) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Rogersville — Samuel Burney: 1763-1849 Revolutionary War Veteran / Burneys Creek/First Creek Wheeler Lake
(side 1) Samuel Burney: 1763-1849 Revolutionary War Veteran Samuel Burney, Sr., was born on January 30, 1763, in Guilford Co., NC. He was among 17 known Revolutionary War veterans to settle in the area that became Lauderdale . . . — Map (db m84299) HM
Alabama (Lawrence County), Courtland — Courtland Cemetery-1819-
Side A One of Alabama's oldest and most picturesque town cemeteries, this site was set aside as a burying ground by the Courtland Land Company in its original survey made prior to the incorporation of the town in 1819. Many of the area's . . . — Map (db m84304) HM
Alabama (Limestone County), Salem — Abner Alloway Strange, Sr.1761-1835 — Veteran of the American Revolution
Approximately 200 yards east of this site are the unmarked graves of Abner Alloway Strange, Sr., and other family members. (The markers were moved to Salem Methodist Cemetery in 1977.) A Sergeant in the Virginia Militia, Strange was at Yorktown . . . — Map (db m32561) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Fisk — 2F3 — Tennessee / AlabamaLincoln County /
Tennessee. Lincoln County. Established 1809; named in honor of MAJOR GEN. BENJAMIN LINCOLN of the Revolutionary Army. After service at Saratoga, he was put in Chief Command in the Southern Colonies. Later, he was Secretary of War under the . . . — Map (db m30570) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Harris Hill Cemetery
Harris Hill Cemetery is located Sec. 17, T3, and R1E, on the south side of Highway 72 East at the intersection of Moores Mill Road and Highway 72 East in a large clump of trees on a small rise. This is the old home place and family graveyard of . . . — Map (db m43878) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Revolutionary War1775 - 1783
I am Ezekiel Reynolds, a citizen of Concord, Massachusetts Colony. My neighbors and I banded together to defend our families and farms and resist the taxation without representation in the British Parliament. We are called Minutemen for our speed in . . . — Map (db m71404) WM
Alabama (Madison County), New Hope — Whitaker CemeteryMadison County
John Whitaker, born 1761 in Pitt County, NC, was a Revolutionary War Soldier and established this cemetery. He and his second wife Winnie sold their land in Pitt County in 1801 and migrated to Rowan County where Winnie died, then to Mulberry, TN . . . — Map (db m71341) HM
Alabama (Marengo County), Jefferson — Jefferson Baptist Church
established as Mt. Pleasant Baptist by Elder James Yarbrough in 1820 with 27 charter members. By 1834 it had 150 members. Church among the oldest in Demopolis area. Buried in church cemetery are John Gilmore, Reuben Hildreth and . . . — Map (db m72974) HM
Alabama (Marshall County), Albertville — Liberty Tree Memorial
This American Liberty Elm was named after “The Liberty Tree: Our Country’s first Symbol of Freedom.” On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of . . . — Map (db m85848) HM WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Le Marquis de Lafayette visited Mobile
On this site stood the home of Mayor Samuel H. Garrow, where the Marquis de Lafayette was entertained on his visit to Mobile, April 7, 1825. Lafayette, French officer, statesman, and hero of the American Revolution, visited the United States as . . . — Map (db m86420) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Abram Mordecai / Mordecai's Cotton Gin
Side 1 Abram Mordecai 1755-1849 Born October 24, 1755 in Pennsylvania; settled 1783 in Georgia where he became a successful trader among the Cusseta Indians. First U.S. citizen to settle (1785) in what became Montgomery County. . . . — Map (db m71357) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Encanchata
Here at the Indian village of Encanchata, future site of Montgomery, Col. John Tate, last British agent to the Muscogee Nation, recruited and drilled Creek warriors in 1780 to relieve Tories in Augusta, Ga. being besieged by American patriots. — Map (db m71373) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Marquis de Lafayette
On this site stood, until December 1899, the house in which Marquis de Lafayette was given a public reception and ball, April 4, 1825, while on his last tour through the United States. This tablet is placed by the Society of the Sons of the . . . — Map (db m70727) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Naming the City of Montgomery / Brigadier General Richard Montgomery
Naming the City of Montgomery Montgomery named for Richard Montgomery, first American general killed in the Revolutionary War. In 1819, the Alabama Legislature combined New Philadelphia and East Alabama to form Montgomery. Walter B. . . . — Map (db m69297) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — 'Washington' Elm Tree
Washington took command of the American Army under grandparent of this elm Cambridge, Mass., July 3, 1775 ———— Raised and given by Maryland D.A.R. and Alice Paret Dorsey as part of 200th . . . — Map (db m94934) HM
Alabama (Pickens County), Aliceville — In Memory of James McCrory
who departed this life November 24th 1840 Aged 82 years, 6 months and 9 days. The deceased was a soldier of the Revolution and was at The battles of Germantown, Brandywine and Guilford Court house, and was one of Washington’s . . . — Map (db m37522) HM
Alabama (Saint Clair County), Ashville — A County Older Than The State, St. Clair CountyCreated in 1818 in first session of Alabama Territorial Legislature
from lands ceded by Creek Indian Nation in Treaty of Ft. Jackson, 1814. Named for Gen. Arthur St. Clair, hero of Revolution, governor of Northwest Territory. First settlers from Tennessee, Georgia - veterans of Creek Indian War, 1813-14. . . . — Map (db m28143) HM
Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — Purple Heart

In 1782 General George Washington created a new military badge for Enlisted Men and Non-Commissioned Officers called the Badge of Military Merit. This was the forerunner of the Purple Heart that we know today. The award fell into disuse until . . . — Map (db m90776) HM WM

Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — Revolutionary War

The American Revolution was a conflict between England and thirteen of her colonies in North America. Following years of taxation, suppression, and subjugation by the British, fighting began at Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts in 1775. A . . . — Map (db m91470) HM

Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — United States Commanders in Chief

Our Constitution names the President of the United States the Commander in Chief of all the Armed Forces. Presidents who have served in our military are displayed on the following plaques. Each has served either on Active Duty, in the National . . . — Map (db m92382) HM WM

Arkansas (Benton County), Lowell — The Butterfield Stagecoach RoadEstablished 1858
This marker, set on the Butterfield Stagecoach Road, is placed near the spot where the trail crossed the east-west road between Huntsville and the Robinson settlement in western Benton County. John Robinson, a Revolutionary soldier, settled here . . . — Map (db m68781) HM
Arkansas (Jefferson County), Pine Bluff — Auguste La noir de Serville
To honor Auguste La noir de Serville Hero of the American Revolution French Marine served under Count de Grasse Wounded Yorktown, VA Oct. 14, 1781 Died Jefferson Co. Ark. Dec. 30, 1828 — Map (db m30579) HM
Arkansas (Saline County), Benton — Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers
In honor of two Revolutionary War soldiers who chose Saline County, Arkansas as their home. After enlisting in the spring of 1777, they served through the winter at Valley Forge and to the end of the war in 1783. ASHER BAGLEY, Private . . . — Map (db m96595) WM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Revolutionary War Soldier Memorial(1775-1783)
In Memory to those soldiers who fought for American Independence during the Revolutionary War. These Veterans of the American Revolution came to live and died in Northwest Arkansas Names in left column: Benton . . . — Map (db m21227) HM
California (Monterey County), Monterey — American Revolutionary War Historical Site1779-1783
The people of the Second Royal Spanish Presidio supported the American Colonies through their military preparedness and financial contributions following the Royal Spanish Decree of June 21, 1779. Their support directly aided the victory and . . . — Map (db m63505) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — Danbury
Marker Front: Eight families came from Norwalk in 1685 to settle this area which the Indians called Pahquioque. They built their first homes a half mile south of here and made this green their common. The General Court in October 1687 . . . — Map (db m22836) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — 19 — Danbury During the Revolutionary War– The Museum in the Streets – — Danbury, Connecticut
On April 26, 1777, 2,000 British soldiers, under the command of General Tryon, marched into Danbury. The town was a supply depot for military stores. A Corps of Artificers; skilled craftsmen, such as blacksmiths, were formed into special . . . — Map (db m72558) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — David Wooster Monument
[ North face ] David Wooster First Maj. Gen. of the Conn. Troops in the Army of the Revolution. Brig. Gen. of the United Colonies. Born at Stratford, Mar. 2, 1710-11. Wounded at Ridgefield, April 27, 1777, while defending . . . — Map (db m23074) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — Historic SiteDanbury’s First Episcopal Church
Historic Site Danbury’s First Episcopal Church occupied this site from 1763 until 1884. In 1777, British troops, led by General Tryon, took military stores from the church and burned them in the nearby street, but spared the edifice. Three . . . — Map (db m72562) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
[ Inscribed around the bronze base ] Dedicated to the Soldiers and Sailors of Danbury 1776 1861 1898 1917 Donald E. Curran SC Map (db m22785) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — Sybil Ludington
Sybil Ludington On April 26, 1777 this brave sixteen year-old girl rode through the enemy-infested countryside for thirty miles in Putnam County, New York, to warn the local militia that British troops were attacking and plundering Danbury, . . . — Map (db m25374) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — The Danbury Raid
The revolutionary village which centered about this green with its stores of supplies for the army was sacked and burned by a force of two thousand British April 26, 1777 Warned of the gathering militia the raiders departed next . . . — Map (db m23542) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, Rochambeau’s . . . — Map (db m72560) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), East Norwalk — The British Invasion
In early July 1779, British General William Tryon led 2,600 British and Hessian soldiers on raids down the Connecticut shoreline to punish residents for their “ungenerous and wanton insurrection” against the Crown. They destroyed homes, . . . — Map (db m53442) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Andrew Roland House
Built By Andrew Roland And His Wife Elizabeth Daughter of Governor Fitch 1760 Their Son Saw the British Land And Gave the Alarm — Map (db m65124) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Burr Homestead
Home Of Thaddeus And Eunice Dennie Burr Here Dorothy Quincy and John Hancock President Of The Continental Congress Were Married in 1775 Burned By British in 1779 Rebuilt in 1790 — Map (db m27371) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Dr. Hosea Hurlburt House
Home Of Dr. Hosea Hurlburt 1753 Surgeon in Connecticut Continental Line — Map (db m27565) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Fairfield Boulder
This boulder commemorates the settlement of Fairfield by Roger Ludlow in 1639 and the burning of the Town by the British July 8, 1779. From the founding of the Town the religious, military and civic life of the people has centered . . . — Map (db m27227) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Fairfield Revolutionary War Memorial
1775   1783 In everlasting memory of the Patriots and Soldiers of Fairfield who served in the War of the American Revolution ——— Erected by the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution A.D. . . . — Map (db m27171) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Isaac Tucker House
Built By Isaac Tucker -- 1766 – Left standing when the British burned Fairfield — Map (db m27158) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Men of Greenfield Hill
In Memory Of The Men Of Greenfield Hill Who Fought In The American Revolution John Alvord • Benjamin Banks 4th • Daniel Banks • David Banks • Ebenezer Banks Esq. • Ebenezer Banks • Elijah Banks • Eliphalet Banks • Gershom Banks • Gershom . . . — Map (db m27420) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Nathan Bulkley House
Built 1750 By Nathan Bulkley Pre-Revolutionary Spared By British When Town Was Burned — Map (db m27153) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Southport Wharves
From The Wharves Of Southport Went Out Men Who Fought Under John Paul Jones Isaac Hull And John Barry — Map (db m27147) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Up This Road
Up this road 2600 British Troops marched July 7th 1779 under command of General Tyron and burned Fairfield — Map (db m27155) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Greenwich — George Washington Paused Here
George Washington Paused here on the Post Road near this church, on October 16, 1789 and afterward wrote in his diary, "the superb landscape which is to be seen from the meeting house is a rich regalia". In Commemoration Of this . . . — Map (db m38428) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Greenwich — Putnam Cottage
Putnam Cottage From Here George. Putnam Escaped the British By His Famous Ride Down "Put's Hill" — Map (db m38606) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Greenwich — Putnam's Escape
This Marks The Spot Where On February 26, 1779 General Israel Putnam, Cut Off From His Soldiers And Pursued By British Cavalry, Galloped Down This Rocky Steep And Escaped, Daring To Lead Where Not One Of Many Hundred Foes Dared To . . . — Map (db m38607) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Monroe — The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82
The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82 In the Vicinity French Troops Under Duc De Lauzon Enroute From Newport To Yorktown Encamped During June 29 Through July 1st 1781 Erected by The Sons of the American Revolution Gen. . . . — Map (db m26098) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Newtown — In Commemoration
1732 ---- 1932 In Commemoration Of The Two Hundredth Birthday Of George Washington ---- Rochambeau Established a Camp Here June 28 To July 1, 1781 ---- Soldiers Commanded By Lafayette Camped At This Spot Placed by Mary . . . — Map (db m26914) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Newtown — Rochambeau
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Connecticut (Fairfield County), Newtown — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteHousatonic Crossing
French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, Rochambeau’s . . . — Map (db m26915) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Norwalk — Battle of the Rocks Monument
On this historic ground the American Patriots bravely sustained the cause of Liberty against the British Invaders July 12, 1779 ---------- Erected by the D.A.R. of Norwalk 1894. — Map (db m53435) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Norwalk — Burning of Norwalk
From the summit of this hill Maj. Gen. William Tryon witnessed the Burning of Norwalk by the British troops under his command during the engagement of July 11 & 12, 1779. --------------- Erected by Norwalk Chapter Daughters of the American . . . — Map (db m53434) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Norwalk — Fitch’s Point
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Connecticut (Fairfield County), Norwalk — Flax Hill Monument
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Connecticut (Fairfield County), Norwalk — Liberty Tree Memorial
This American Liberty Elm was named after “The Liberty Tree: Our Country’s first Symbol of Freedom.” On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the . . . — Map (db m53918) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Norwalk — Parish of St. Paul’s
This Parish of St. Paul’s was founded in 1737 by a missionary priest sent to the colonies from London. The present church building is the fifth erected on this site. The second structure was destroyed by the British on July 11, 1779, when General . . . — Map (db m53460) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 3 — “Putnam’s Escape from Horseneck”
This bronze statue was sculpted by renowned local artist Anna Hyatt Huntington. She was 94 when she completed the statue for its 1969 dedication. The bronze depicts General Israel Putnam’s legendary ride down the stone steps in Greenwich (then . . . — Map (db m69914) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 12 — Bake Oven and Upper Level Structures — Putnam Memorial State Park
With the exception of the Bake Oven, which produced bread for camp, the identity and locations of numerous other buildings on the upper level is uncertain. We know that the Bake Oven was located in this ravine. It needed water from the stream . . . — Map (db m26903) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 11 — Barlow Circle — Putnam Memorial State Park
A resident of Redding, Joel Barlow graduated from Yale in 1778. An accomplished poet and writer, Barlow was thought to have visited the Redding army camps during the winter of 1778-89. He was a chaplain for three years in the Continental Army. — Map (db m26902) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 2 — Camp Guardhouse — Putnam Memorial State Park
Camp Guardhouse A log hut which was reconstructed about 1890 on the remains of a hut from 1778. The actual purpose of the original structure is in question, although local lore said it was the Guardhouse. The construction and size of the hut . . . — Map (db m26893) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 13 — Cemetery / Command Officer’s Quarters — Putnam Memorial State Park
The two mounds of stones inside the square formed by the granite posts, were thought to be the camp cemetery. Accordingly, a memorial marker was erected to mark the site in 1902. Archaeology work has proven this site to be that of a . . . — Map (db m26909) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — Charles Burr Todd — Putnam Memorial State Park
This Tablet is Placed by the Commissioners Of Israel Putnam Memorial Camp To Perpetuate the Memory Of Charles Burr Todd 1849 – 1928 Historian and Biographer A Native of Redding, Inspired By Love For His Town And State, He Was . . . — Map (db m26898) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 6 — Company Street (Fireback Row) — Putnam Memorial State Park
The enlisted men’s encampment consisted of 116 log huts set in a double row for almost a quarter mile down the company street. The only above ground remains of those huts today are the piles of collapsed stone chimneys. Each stone pile of . . . — Map (db m26896) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — Guard House
On this site stood the Guard House of 1778-9. A soldier was shot & killed by the sentry on duty when attempting to escape. — Map (db m12006) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — Israel Putnam
Donated A.D. 1969 by sculptress Anna Hyatt Huntington in her 93rd year in timeless memorial to Israel Putnam Senior Major General in the Continental Army who at Greenwich, Connecticut, in February of 1779, made good a dramatic mounted escape . . . — Map (db m11994) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 14 — Lake McDougall — Putnam Memorial State Park
The stone dam which makes this pond was installed at the time of the park’s creation. But the stream was in existence during the 1778-79 army encampment. It is one of two main streams, one at either end of the camp, which provided water for the . . . — Map (db m26910) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 5 — Memorial Monument — Putnam Memorial State Park
Memorial Monument Constructed in 1888, one year after the commissioning of the park, this monument honors the three different camps in Redding during the winter of 1778 – 79. This monument is the very first structure erected at the park. . . . — Map (db m26895) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 7 — Museum — Putnam Memorial State Park
This building contains exhibits and historical materials including artifacts unearthed at the campsite during archaeological excavations. The museum was built in 1921. The structure was a repository for the artifacts found in the park. This . . . — Map (db m26897) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 8 — Officers Quarters — Putnam Memorial State Park
The chimney remains mark the site of a company officer’s hut. The hut was a replica built in 1890 on the original site. The company-level officer’s huts were located behind the enlisted hut line. There are several other firebacks of these junior . . . — Map (db m26899) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 10 — Officers Quarters / Magazine — Putnam Memorial State Park
This structure was reconstructed in 1890 on the foundations of the original 1778 building. Long thought to be an officer’s barracks, recent information is now leading archaeologists to believe that it was actually the camp magazine which held the . . . — Map (db m26901) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 9 — Philips Cave — Putnam Memorial State Park
Local legend says a shallow cave in this rock outcrop was used by one Mr. Philips. Philips was a soldier who returned after the war to live in this cave. He led the life of a lonely hermit, including liberating an occasional chicken, or produce . . . — Map (db m26900) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 4 — Putnam Memorial State Park
Putnam Memorial State Park This park commemorates the three winter encampments in 1778 – 79 of Major General Isreal Putnam’s division of Continental Army troops during the Revolutionary War. The memorial park was created on the actual site . . . — Map (db m26890) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — Redding Citizens
In memory of the Redding citizens captured nearby April 26, 1777 & imprisoned in New York for ransom by British General William Tryon & his invading army. Russell Bartlett • Stephen Betts + • Daniel Chapman * • Thomas Couch • David Fairchild • . . . — Map (db m69916) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — Unknown Heroes
In memory of the Unknown Heroes buried here. — Map (db m11999) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 1 — Visitor Center (1893 Pavilion) — Putnam Memorial State Park
Visitor Center (1893 Pavilion) This building was originally built in 1893 as the park pavilion. It was used as a shelter for park visitors during inclement weather, for dances and picnics. The upstairs was used as the original park museum. . . . — Map (db m26891) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — Winter Quarters of Putnam’s Division
Front of Monument: Erected to commemorate the Winter Quarters of Putnam’s Division of the Continental Army. Nov. 7th 1778. May 25th 1779. Right of Monument: Putnam McDougal Poor Parsons Huntington Back of Monument: The men of ‘76 . . . — Map (db m11997) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — 9 — Ballard ParkRidgefield, Connecticut — The Museum in the Streets
Philip Burr Bradley was one of the earliest owners of the property. Bradley, a cousin of Aaron Burr, was placed in command of the Fifth CT Regt. in the Revolutionary War, and commanded a battalion at the Battle of Ridgefield. He also served in . . . — Map (db m24808) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Battle of RidgefieldApril 27, 1777
The Third and Chief Engagement Occurred on This Ridge — Map (db m23395) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Battle of Ridgefield Dead
In defense of American Independence at the Battle of Ridgefield April 27, 1777 died Eight Patriots who were laid in this ground companioned by Sixteen British Soldiers Living, their enemies, Dying their guests, in honor of service and sacrifice this . . . — Map (db m23396) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — 22 — Benedict Arnold's Betrayal and Lieutenant Joshua KingRidgefield, Connecticut — The Museum in the Streets
On September 23, 1780, on his way through American lines to New York City, Major John Andre of the British Army was captured, taken prisoner and brought to American headquarters in South Salem, N.Y. Andre had plotted with General Benedict . . . — Map (db m32002) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Gen. David Wooster
On this spot fell Gen. David Wooster Mortally Wounded April 27,1777, at the Battle of Ridgefield — Map (db m23397) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Keeler Tavern
The Keeler Tavern served as headquarters for the Patriots during the Battle of Ridgefield, April 27, 1777. It is now owned by the Keeler Tavern Preservation Society and maintained as an historical building. — Map (db m23410) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Place Where Wooster Fell
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Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — 28 — Ridgebury – George Washington Slept HereRidgefield, Connecticut — The Museum in the Streets
Ridgebury, "The New Patent," was one of the last land purchases made by the Proprietors. Tradition says that the First Congregational Church in Ridgebury had its beginnings in the "New Patent Meeting House" as early as 1738. In 1768 the . . . — Map (db m32052) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Ridgebury Congregational Church
Gathered       Built 1760            1851 This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior < Second Plaque: > Connecticut Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary . . . — Map (db m23423) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Ridgefield Veterans Monument
[ west side ] To the Memory of The Citizens of Ridgefield Who Served Their Country In the Wars of the Republic 1775 – 1918 Erected by the People of Ridgefield MCMXXIV [ east side ] War of the . . . — Map (db m31972) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — The Battle of RidgefieldApril 27, 1777
The chief engagement of Connecticut’s only inland battle during the War for Independence was fought approximately 100 yards from this site. Several hundred hastily-mustered militia joined a handful of Continental troops under Generals Benedict . . . — Map (db m23400) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — 8 — The Battle of Ridgefield, April 27, 1777Ridgefield, Connecticut — The Museum in the Streets
British General Tryon’s Raid on Danbury occurred on April 26, 1777. The beginning of the 1777 campaign was the first British invasion and the only pitched battle in Connecticut. Following the burning of Danbury the British troops marched through . . . — Map (db m23412) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — 7 — The Elms Inn and Stebbins HomesteadRidgefield, Connecticut — The Museum in the Streets
In 1799, Thomas Rockwell opened a small carpentry shop which later became part of the Elms Inn. It was also a shoemaker’s shop and later, a tin shop operated by Francis Rockwell. Francis was also a vintner whose vineyard was across the street . . . — Map (db m23435) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — The Gilbert HouseCirca 1790
Built by Benjamin Stebbins for his daughter Sarah and her husband Amos Baker, a Revolutionary War Hero, the first surgeon in Ridgefield and the originator of the famous Baker Apple. — Map (db m23602) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — The Original Episcopal Church
Here stood the original Episcopal Church erected in 1740 partly burned by British soldiers during the battle of Ridgefield April 27, 1777 — Map (db m31964) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteRidgefield
French General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, Rochambeau’s . . . — Map (db m23416) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Fort Stamford
To mark the site near by of Fort Stamford Built and garrisoned for the defense of the people in these parts in the War for American Independence Erected by Stamford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Sept. 14, A.D. 1926 < Lower . . . — Map (db m53431) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Fort Stamford1781 - 1783
1776           1976       In August, 1781 Gov. Jonathan Trumbull and the Council of Safety ordered construction of fortifications near Stamford to prevent a surprise attack from the enemy. Designed by Col. Rufus Putnam, and erected and garrisoned by . . . — Map (db m53433) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Liberty Tree Memorial
This American Liberty Elm was named after “The Liberty Tree: Our Country’s first Symbol of Freedom.” On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the . . . — Map (db m53765) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Stamford Veterans Monument
[ inscription around the top ] In Everlasting Memory of Stamford's Patriots 1641 – 1918 [ battle names inscribed in the panel between the fluted columns ] 1689 – 1763 Port Royal • Schenectady • Haverhill • . . . — Map (db m38430) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stratford — Old Congregational Burying Ground
[Left Plaque] In honor of the men and women who planted in the wilderness the early homes of Stratford, who fought bravely and suffered patiently in the War of the American Revolution, and who left to their descendents a . . . — Map (db m26099) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stratford — Stratford American Revolutionary War Memorial
American Revolutionary War 1775 –– 1783 Dedicated to the brave Patriots from Stratford who participated in the struggle to achieve our Independence Killed in battle Zachariah Blakeman William Thompson David Wooster . . . — Map (db m25773) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Trumbull — Trumbull
The northwest farmers of Stratford formed the Village of Unity in October, 1725. They united in 1744 with the Long Hill parish of the Stratfield section of Stratford to become the Society of North Stratford. The Society controlled its own religious . . . — Map (db m88049) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Westport — Battle of Westport Commemoration
To commemorate the battle fought on and near this point between the British forces and the American Patriots, April 28, 1777. Ordnance presented by U.S. Government and erected July 4, 1901 Map (db m22556) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Westport — Compo Beach — Qui Transtulit Sustinet
One Mile South At Compo Beach 2000 British Troops Landed April 25, 1777 For Raid on Danbury — Map (db m21244) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Westport — Disbrow TavernJennings Trail
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Connecticut (Fairfield County), Westport — First Engagement
Here occurred the first engagement between the Continentals and the British Troops when they invaded Connecticut, April - 25 - 1777 — Map (db m21360) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Westport — MinutemanJennings Trail
To Commemorate the heroism of the Patriots who defended their country when the British invaded this State April 25- 1777. General David Wooster Colonel Abraham Gould and more than one hundred Continentals fell in the engagements . . . — Map (db m21538) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Wilton — Captain Clapp Raymond
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Connecticut (Fairfield County), Wilton — Major Samuel Comstock
In Memory Of Major Samuel Comstock 1739 --- 1824 A Private In The French and Indian War A Captain In The Revolutionary War July 1776 --- June 1783 Serving At White Plains Germantown Fort Mifflin Valley Forge Monmouth Yorktown . . . — Map (db m30471) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Wilton — Wilton Veterans Memorial
Wilton Veterans Memorial Honoring Those who served Revolutionary War   1775 – 1784 War of 1812   1812 – 1814 Mexican War   1846 – 1848 Civil War   1861 1865 Spanish – American War   1989 – 1902 . . . — Map (db m32254) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Revolutionary War Plaque
In Memory Of The Revolutionary War Patriots Who Sacrificed Their Lives And Fortune For Their Country Placed By Katherine Gaylord Chapter Daughters Of The American Revolution 1964 — Map (db m33517) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Nathan Hale
[ east side ] Nathan Hale 1755 – 1776 The Connecticut Patriot Whose Last Words Were I Only Regret That I Have But One Life To Lose For My Country [ south side ] Erected in Memory Of Henry G. Bartley . . . — Map (db m34243) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Canton — In Memory of Phoebe Humphrey
On this site, in 1778, Phoebe Humphrey protected her home from Hessian soldiers who were part of Burgoyne’s captured army headed for Boston. Because of her bravery, she became the namesake of the Collinsville Chapter of the National Society of . . . — Map (db m94480) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Elmwood — Burgoyne Elms
A group of elm trees formerly stood in a small triangle in the intersection of Quaker Lane South and New Britain Avenue, the old south road to Farmington. Ebenezer Faxon and other residents in southern West Hartford planted the elm saplings to . . . — Map (db m66286) HM WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Elmwood — Burgoyne RestDedicated June 1, 1961
Through the dedicated efforts of the Elmwood Business Associates and the West Hartford Lions Club, this park was established where the great stand of elms, from which Elmwood took its name, once grew. They were planted to commemorate the victory of . . . — Map (db m66287) HM WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Lest We Forget
Lest We Forget In honor and grateful remembrance of our French Allies in the Revolution, whose army, under the command of General Count de Rochambeau, marched past this spot enroute from Newport and Providence, R.I., to join General Washington on . . . — Map (db m33769) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Rochambeau Route 1781-82
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Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Capt. Pownal Deming
[ east side ] Deming In Memory Of Capt. Pownal Deming Son Of David Deming & Mehitable Champion Born Sept. 30, 1749 Died April 9, 1795 [ west side ] An earnest patriot, he enlisted in the Continental Army at the . . . — Map (db m44066) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Col. Thomas Knowlton
In Memory Of Col. Thomas Knowlton Of Ashford Conn. Who as a boy served in several campaigns in the French and Indian Wars Shared in the siege and capture of Havana in 1762 Was in immediate command of Connecticut troops at the Battle of . . . — Map (db m52189) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — General Casimir Pulaski
Pulaski "I came here, where freedom is being defended, to serve it, and to live or die for it . . ." General Casimir Pulaski was born in Poland in 1748. He led the unsuccessful revolt of Polish Patriots against Russia. Upon arrival in America . . . — Map (db m52343) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — George Washington
Where You Are Standing On September 20, 1780 Waits General George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the American Armies During the American Colonies' Revolution Against Great Britain. He has come with Governor Trumbull and . . . — Map (db m52783) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth
Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth SAR Branch Connecticut Erected MCMXIII Here stood the home of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth Commissary General of the American forces in the War for Independence and a trusted friend of George Washington and "Brother Jonathan . . . — Map (db m52427) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Jonathan Trumbull
Jonathan Trumbull Where You Are Standing From 1768 to 1784 Jonathan Trumbull guides the people of Connecticut to independence as the colony's Royal Governor. Governor Trumbull is the only colonial governor to stand with the patriots . . . — Map (db m52782) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Maj. Thomas Y. Seymour
Maj. Thomas Y. SeymourThis plaque and the renaming of this bridge honor the Revolutionary War hero and distinguished citizen of Connecticut, Thomas Y. Seymour. Seymour, who later rose to the rank of Major in the Continental Army, was born June 19, . . . — Map (db m52560) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Marquis De La Fayette
To the Marquis De La Fayette, born September 6, 1757, died May 20, 1834. A true friend of Liberty, who served as a Major General in the Continental Army with “all possible zeal, without any special pay or allowances” until . . . — Map (db m3888) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Marquis de La Fayette
Marquis de La Fayette Where You Are Standing On September, 1824 Arrives the Marquis de La Fayette in Daniel Wadsworth's carriage drawn by four white horses. Hartford's citizens shout hurrahs, wave banners and throw garlands of flowers at the . . . — Map (db m43767) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — The First Meeting of Washington and Rochambeau
This tablet commemorates the historic first meeting of General George Washington and General Comte de Rochambeau, commander-in-chief of the French army in America, which took place September 20, 1780. On that occasion and in a subsequent meeting . . . — Map (db m52914) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Hartford French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans . . . — Map (db m43739) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Marion — Rochambeau
Rochambeau Lieut. General Commanding The Auxiliary French Armies Under Washington July 10, 1780     Jan 11, 1783 Rochambeau's letter to Congress "We are your brothers. We shall conduct ourselves as such with you. We shall fight . . . — Map (db m33706) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Brig. Gen. Casimir Pulaski
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Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Brig. Gen. John Patterson House
About Thirty Feet from this Spot Stood the House in Which Brig. Gen. John Patterson Was Born in 1743 - 4 Member of two Provincial Congresses from Lenox Mass. Leader in the War of Independence Distinguished Jurist and Member of . . . — Map (db m41611) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Tadeusz Kosciuszko
Born 1746   Died 1817 Brigadier General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Born in Poland 1746. Fought in Revolutionary War 'Engineers' at Saratoga, New York, Charleston, Yorktown, erected fortifications at West Point Colonel and Adjutant to George . . . — Map (db m41633) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Plantsville — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Southington French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and vaval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering . . . — Map (db m33770) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Simsbury — Simsbury Revolutionary War Memorial
1775 – 1783 We, the people of the Town of Simsbury, do hereby recognize the many hardships and countless sacrifices made by those brave American Revolutionary Soldiers; especially those from Simsbury, who died for our freedom from England. We . . . — Map (db m88058) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Southington — Near This Spot
Near This Spot Stood The First Meeting House of This Town From 1726 – 1757 This Stone Is Also A Memorial To Our Revolutionary Soldiers Erected By Hanna Woodruff Chapter D. A. R. — Map (db m34236) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Southington — Southington Veterans Memorial
[ south side ] This Tablet Is Dedicated To Those Brave Men From The Town Of Southington Who Served The United States In The Revolutionary War, The War Of 1812, The Mexican War And The Spanish War Revolutionary War 1775 – . . . — Map (db m33755) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), West Hartford — Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford The Connecticut Veterans Memorial was commisioned by the Town Council of West Hartford in June 2001. This memorial honors West Hartford men and women who gave their lives during war. The black granite . . . — Map (db m53159) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Wethersfield — Home of Silas Deane
Home of Silas Deane American Diplomat In the Revolution Built 1766 — Map (db m46104) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Wethersfield — Society of the Cincinnati
This Plaque is Dedicated by The Society of the Cincinnati to General George Washington Wo Was Its First President. Samuel Blatchley Webb Who Grew Up In This Home The Comte De Rochambeau Who Visited Here and The Marquis De . . . — Map (db m46146) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Wethersfield — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Wethersfield French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the . . . — Map (db m46299) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Wethersfield — Webb House
Webb House Here Washington and Rochambeau Planned The Campaign Ending At Yorktown, 1781 — Map (db m46106) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Barkhamsted — Barkhamsted Soldiers Memorial
[ north side ] 1776 The Tribute Of The People Of Barkhamsted To The Memory Of Her Sons And Daughters Who Fought To Establish Defend And Preserve The Nation --- Erected 1897 [ lower plaque ] World War . . . — Map (db m29847) WM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Bethlehem — Bethlehem Revolutionary War Memorial
In memory of the citizens of Bethlehem who fought for the defense of our rights and the independence of our country 1776 – 1781 Andrew Martin, Capt. • Enos Hawlley, Lieut. • Nat’h Chapman, Ens • Alex’ Kasson, Clerk • John Steel, . . . — Map (db m26561) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), East Canaan — East Canaan Veterans Monument
[ north side ] This Memorial Was Erected By The Citizens & Friends of East Canaan Conn 1928 [ west side ] In Memory Of Those Who Answered Their Country's Call 1917 – 1918 [ east side ] In . . . — Map (db m41853) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Goshen — Goshen French and Indian War & Revolutionary War Memorial
[ front ] Dedicated To Our Comrades Of Goshen Who Established And Maintained Freedom For Our Country French And Indian War 1754 - 1763 Dibble, Joel • Doud, John • Gaylord, Timothy • Humphrey, Ashbel • Humphrey, Manna • Humphrey, . . . — Map (db m30231) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford
Front This beautiful valley known to the Potatuck Indians as Weantinock, was purchased from them in 1703 by a company of individuals chiefly from Milford, Connecticut, hence the name New Milford. Its earliest white inhabitant, Zachariah . . . — Map (db m22750) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), North Canaan — North Canaan Veterans Monument
[ east side ] This Tablet Is Reverently Inscribed to the Memory Of Those Who Went From That Part Of The Town of Canaan Which Later Became North Canaan, And Who, With Valor and Patriotism, Defended the Flag of Our Country In . . . — Map (db m42098) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — Col. Seth Warner Monument
North Face:Col. Seth Warner of the Army of the Revolution Born in Roxbury, CT May 17, 1743 A resident of Bennington, VT from 1765 to 1784 Died in his native parish Dec 25, 1784 West Face:Captor of Crown Point Commander of the Green . . . — Map (db m20320) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Roxbury — Roxbury Veterans Monument
The Town of Roxbury Honors Her Sons & Daughters Who Served During Times of War World War I John Francis Acton • Percy Peck Beardsley • John Milo Bolt • John Grimes Butler • Robert Callahan • Harold Collins • John H. Collins • Richard W. . . . — Map (db m43513) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Sharon — Sharon Veterans Monument
Revolutionary War Abel David • Abel Sluman • Abel William • Ackley Ariel • Ackley David • Ackley Jude • Ackley Thomas Jr • Ady Thomas • Allen Amos • Allen Ichabod • Ames Samuel • Andrews Abraham • Avery Daniel • Avery William • Bailey Joseph • . . . — Map (db m58331) WM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Thomaston — Thomaston Revolutionary Soldiers
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Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Torrington Veterans Memorial
This Memorial Records The Devotion Of The Sons And Daughters Of Torrington Who In The Hour Of Need Gave Their Services To Their Country Putting Honor And Duty Above Safety They Sought Not Glory But The Good Of Their Country And . . . — Map (db m30459) WM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Watertown — Michael DaytonCaptain of Connecticut
Revolutionary War Soldier Michael Dayton Captain of Connecticut Born June 4, 1722 Died Sept. 22, 1776 Placed by Sarah Whitman Trumbull Chapter NSDAR   May 1996 — Map (db m31164) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Watertown — Soldiers of 1776 Memorial
[ marker on the left column ] Soldiers of 1776 Ensign Theophilus Baldwin Col. Aner Bradley Benaja Bryan David Buckingham Thomas Cole Younglove Cutler Samuel Dayton Dr. John Elton Jonathan Garnsey Capt. Joseph Garnsey . . . — Map (db m26473) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Winsted — Winchester Revolutionary War Memorial
In Grateful Remembrance Of the Soldiers of the American Revolution Who Are Buried In The Town Of Winchester Stephen Wade • Ozias Bronson • Wail Loomis • John Dare • Richard Coit • Moses Hatch • Roswell Grant • Oliver Coe • Solomon Wheadon • . . . — Map (db m29901) HM
Connecticut (Middlesex County), Essex — Warship Oliver Cromwell
Here Was Built The Oliver Cromwell Connecticut Warship In the Revolution 1776 — Map (db m65667) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — American Liberty Elm
American Liberty Elm Dedicated by the Derby Historical Society July 10, 2002 on the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of General David Humphreys 1752 – 1818 Sponsored by The City of Ansonia — Map (db m25567) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Birthplace of David Humphreys
Birthplace of David Humphreys 1752 – 1818, Soldier, Poet, Diplomat, Industrial Pioneer — Map (db m25563) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Pork Hollow
Pork Hollow. Near this spot where hidden military stores belonging to the army of the Revolution during Tryon’s raid through Connecticut. — Map (db m29526) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Cheshire Revolutionary War Monument
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Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza
Honoring Our Veterans 1754 French and Indian War 1763 Reuben Hitchcock • Edward Parker • Ephraim Parker 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 Asa Bellamy • Justus Bellamy • Reuben Bellamy • Silas Bellamy • Asa Bronson • Elisha Cowles • Amos Parker . . . — Map (db m22406) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — East Haven Veterans Memorial
This Tribute To The Worth of Her Sons Who Have By Land and Sea Offered Their Lives In Defense of Their Country Is Erected by The Citizens of East Haven Dedicated 1911 Rededicated 1990 By East Haven Historical Society and Economic . . . — Map (db m35557) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), East Haven — Marquis de Lafayette Encampment
Marquis de Lafayette 1757   1834 General in the Continental Army Camped Here With 2800 Troops Enroute to Rhode Island July 26 and 27, 1778 dedicated here by CT Society Sons of the American Revolution General David Humphries Branch . . . — Map (db m35581) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford Revolutionary War Memorial
In Memory Of All The Revolutionary Soldiers Of Guilford, Connecticut. Placed By Agnes Dickinson Lee Chapter Daughters Of The American Revolution 1940 — Map (db m57224) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Patriots of Madison1776-1783
Erected in memory of all patriots of Madison (then east Guilford) who served in the War of Independence that this nation might be free. — Map (db m66460) HM WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Count Casimir Pulaski
[Plaque on the south side]: Count Casimir Pulaski “Father of the American Cavalry” Born in Poland 1747; came to America 1777, entering as a volunteer; distinguished himself at Battle of Brandywine, promoted to the Rank . . . — Map (db m26589) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — The Patriots
The Patriots whose names this tablet bears and whose remains rest in this burial ground assisted in establishing American independence by their wervice in the War of the American Revolution Archelaus Allen • Stephen Atwater • James . . . — Map (db m26588) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Middlebury — Middlebury Veterans Memorial
Middlebury Honors Those Who Have Served In The Wars Of Their Country French – Indian War Abner Munson Revolutionary War David Abbott, Benjamin Bemont, Aaron Benedict, Enos Benham, Samuel Benham, Edward Blackman, Michael Bowers, . . . — Map (db m29503) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Middlebury — Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82
In this vicinity French Troops under Rochambeau enroute to Yorktown encamped during June 1781 Erected by the state and Mattatuck Branch, Sons Amer. Rev. Cooperating — Map (db m19690) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — A Connecticut Minuteman’s Homestead
A Connecticut Minuteman’s Homestead At 139 North Street lived Revolutionary War “Minuteman” John Downs (1745 – 1819). A “minuteman” was a patriot who, with the local militia, would respond quickly to an alarm. With . . . — Map (db m56917) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Liberty Rock
History of Liberty Rock Liberty Rock as we call it today was one known as “Hog Rock”. With a little imagination, the rock appears to be in the shape of a hog. Somewhere in the rock can be found the imprint of a hog’s foot. The . . . — Map (db m26308) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Prisoners of the American Revolution
Across this harbor, on January 1, 1777, a British ship flying a flag of truce, put ashore 200 American Revolutionary War prisoners, all desperately ill with smallpox. The people of Milford made accomodations to shelter them, using the town hall as . . . — Map (db m80398) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Beacon Hill
On this spot a signal beacon was established in 1775 and about this hill American patriots bravely resisted a large force of invading British troops July 5, 1779 To honor the deeds of the Fathers Rising above the location of this sign . . . — Map (db m35735) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Black Rock Fort
Black Rock Fort Here on July 5, 1779, eighteen men under Lieutenant Daniel Bishop stood in defense of New Haven against a British fleet commanded by Commodore Sir George Collier and land forces commanded by Major General William Tryon. When . . . — Map (db m35730) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Defenders' Monument
Here July 5, 1779 citizens of New Haven with cannon prevented an invading British Army from crossing West River and thereby saved the town from destruction — Map (db m17289) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — deLauzun Encampment
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Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Fort Nathan HaleBlack Rock Fort
Fort Nathan Hale Black Rock Fort Entered the National Register of Historic Places October 28, 1970 — Map (db m35726) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Fort Wooster ParkThe Quinnipiac Tribe
Fort Wooster Park Sacred grounds of the Quinnipiac Indians and one of the earliest reservations in the New World Battle site of the American patriots against the British forces during the invasion of New Haven on July 5, 1779 Location of a . . . — Map (db m35538) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — In Honor of Captain Nathan Hale
In Honor Of Captain Nathan Hale 1755 – 1776 Patriot – Soldier – Martyr I Only Regret That I Have But One Life To Lose For My Country — Map (db m35727) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Nathan Hale
[ front ] Nathan Hale 1755 – 1776 Class of 1773 [ back ] A Gift to Yale College By Graduates and Friends Anno Domini MCMXIV [ inscribed around the bronze base of the statue ] I Only Regret That I . . . — Map (db m34840) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Near This Spot
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Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Patriots of New Haven Memorial
This Memorial Commemorates The Determined Resistance Near This Spot Of The Patriots of New Haven Against The British Invasion Under Maj. Gen. Tryon of New York July 5, 1779 — Map (db m35734) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Society of The Cincinnati Memorial
Erected By The Society of The Cincinnati In the State of Connecticut In Memory Of Captain Judah Alden • Captain Samuel Allyn • Captain Simeon Allyn • Ensign Daniel Avery • Lieutenant Eienezer Avery • Captain Elijah Avery • Captain Esisa Avery . . . — Map (db m35729) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Soldiers and Sailors Monument
[ inscription on the west face of the base ] Gettysburg • Port Hudson • Fort Fisher • 1861-1865 [ inscription on the east face of the base ] Bunker Hill • Bennington • Saratoga • 1775-1783 [ inscription on the south . . . — Map (db m34723) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Northford — Northford Veterans Monument
Erected In 1920 By The Society Of Northford In Honor Of Her Sons Who Answered Their Country's Call 1776 Revolutionary War 1783 Ambrose Baldwin • John Baldwin • Phineas Baldwin • Samuel Bartholomew • Dan Bartholomew • Jacob Bunnell • Nathaniel . . . — Map (db m35654) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Orange — Orange Veterans Monument
Amerigion Legion   Post 127 In Memory Of The Veterans Of The War of Independence War of 1812 Civil War Spanish American War World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War — Map (db m27723) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Prospect — Prospect Soldiers' Monument
[ West plaque ] Prospect 1906 To the Loyal Sons Of Prospect Who Served in the Wars Of Our Country “The noblest motive Is the public good.” [ South plaque ] Our World War Veterans Beers, Harry J. Berglund, Reuben . . . — Map (db m22519) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Seymour — Seymour Revolutionary War Memorial
1775 1783 Revolutionary War Baldwin, James • Baldwin, Jesse • Bassett, Abraham • Butler, Ezra • Canfield, Abiel • Canfield, Daniel • Chapman, Reuban • Foot, Ezra • Gillette, Jeremah • Holbrook, Abel • Holbrook, Daniel Col. • Holbrook, Daniel . . . — Map (db m27416) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Southbury — Rochambeau Route 1781-82
In 1781 and 1782 Jean Baptiste Count de Rochambeau and his French Troops marched by here enroute to and from Yorktown, Va. — Map (db m6429) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Southbury — Where Rochambeau Crossed the Housatonic River1781   *   1954
Near this point Le Comte de Rochambeau crossed the Housatonic River leading the French Army enroute to victory at Yorktown. — Map (db m6432) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Wallingford — Wallingford Revolutionary War Memorial
Dedicated to the Men Who Served The Town of Wallingford In The American Revolution — Map (db m30092) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Waterbury — Memorial To Two French Soldiers
1781   1914 This memorial was erected by Patriotic Citizens and Statesmen to commemorate two French Soldiers of Rochambeau's Army who volun- teered to fight for American Indepen- dence under Washington, enroute from Newport to . . . — Map (db m36024) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Waterbury — Revolutionary War Tercentennial Memorial
A Tercentennial Memorial to all American Revolutionary War soldiers buried in this cemetery — Map (db m23601) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Waterbury — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Waterbury, Middlebury, Southbury French General Jean Baptiste Donation de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 . . . — Map (db m36023) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — Adjutant William Campbell
Adjutant William Campbell Fell During The British Invasion Of New Haven July 5, 1779 Blessed Are The Merciful — Map (db m28283) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — Bradley Point Park
Bradley Point Park On July 5, 1779, British invasion forces under the command of Brigadier General Garth landed on this spot. Dedicated – July 5, 1984 City of West Haven Lawrence C. Minichino Mayor Plaque Donated By The Eve . . . — Map (db m27868) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — British Landing Site
At this historic spot, on July 5, 1779 during the American Revolution Brigadier General Garth, with his First Division landed with 1000 British soldiers and marched up Savin Avenue to the Green. Harriet C. North City Historian Donated by Lions . . . — Map (db m27955) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — West Haven Revolutionary War Memorial
In Memory Of These Men Of West Haven Who As Soldiers, Sailors And Patriots Served The Cause In The American Revolution 1775 – 1783 Silas Benham • David Clinton • David Johnson • Agrippa Smith • Alling Smith • Chauncey Smith • Thaddeus . . . — Map (db m27971) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Wolcott — Kenea Soldiers Monument
Presented to The Town of Wolcott by Leverett Dwight Kenea In Memory of the Soldiers Who Fought In The War of the Revolution The War of 1812 and The Civil War A.D. 1916 — Map (db m22369) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Col. William Ledyard
On this spot Col. William Ledyard fell by his own sword in the hands of a British officer to whom he had surrendered in the massacre of Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781. — Map (db m18048) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Covered Way
A pathway between the fort and the lower battery where soldiers using it were under cover from enemy gunfire. — Map (db m19053) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Death of Major William Montgomery
The death of Major William Montgomery while leading the British attack on the Fort at this point. Sept. 6th 1781 — Map (db m18049) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Defenders of Fort Griswold • Sept • 6th 1781 •
British Officer - “Who commands this fort ” Colonel Ledyard – “I did sir, but you do now ” Killed – Lieut. Col. William Ledyard, Commanding Capt. Elijah Avery • Capt. Elisha Avery • Lieut. . . . — Map (db m19584) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Groton
As part of New London Plantation, Groton was settled in 1646 by John Winthrop, the younger, and a band of Puritans from Massachusetts. The town separated from New London in 1705, and was named for the Winthrop manor in England. One of the last . . . — Map (db m66439) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Groton Battle Monument
The monument was erected under the patronage of the State of Connecticut, A. D. 1830, and in the 55th year of the Independence of the U. S. A. in memory of the brave Patriots, who fell in the Massacre at Fort Griswold, near this spot, on the 6th of . . . — Map (db m18050) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Patriot Prisoners
In honor of the 38 Patriots who were carried as prisoners in boats to New York from this shore after the Battle of Groton Heights September 6, 1781 — Map (db m18053) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House
Shelterwas afforded our wounded and dying soldiers within this house after the massacre at Ft. Griswold Sept. 6, 1781 Moved in 1971 to Ft. Griswold State Battlefield Park — Map (db m19050) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — The Battle of Groton HeightsStabilization and Preservation of Fort Griswold — Phase 1
On the morning of September 6, 1781, a British fleet under the command of former American general Benedict Arnold appeared at the mouth of the Thames River. Arnold’s mission was to destroy American privateers in New London and to capture military . . . — Map (db m19038) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — The Construction of Fort GriswoldStabilization and Preservation of Fort Griswold — Phase 1
In November 1775, Colonel Jedeiah Elderkin was directed by the Governor and the Council of Safety “to view the circumstances of the harbor at New London and neighboring places, and consider of the most proper place and manner of fortifying the . . . — Map (db m19041) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Ye Ebenezer Avery House
Shelter was afforded our wounded & dying soldiers within this house, after the massacre at Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781. — Map (db m19046) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — American Revolution
The first shots of the American Revolution were fired in Massachusetts in April of 1775, more than a year before the thirteen colonies declared their independence. Connecticut needed fortifications to defend the colony from British attack, and in . . . — Map (db m48280) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Jonathan Brooks Tomb   1786
In memory of Jonathan Brooks 1768 – 1848 A boy patriot of the American Revolution — Map (db m54084) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Nathan Hale
Born in Coventry Connecticut June 6, 1755 A schoolmaster in New London, A captain in the Continental Army who “resign’d his life a sacrifice to his country’s Liberty at New York Sept. 22d 1776” “I only regret that I have but one . . . — Map (db m48203) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Nathan HaleSchoolteacher & Spy from Connecticut
A Yale graduate, Hale began teaching here in the Union School House in 1774. He taught all ages and levels of boys at the same time. A progressive teacher for his day, Hale openly rewarded success in the classroom. He also believed in teaching . . . — Map (db m48320) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Revolutionary New LondonThe Fight for Liberty
When the “Lexington Alarm” was sounded in April 1775, three militia companies from New London and surrounding towns responded immediately. Within a month, six new regiments were formed with two New London companies participating in the . . . — Map (db m48318) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Revolutionary War PrivateeringLed to Benedict Arnold’s Attack
When the colonies chose revolution, the Continental Congress appointed Nathaniel Shaw to be in charge of Connecticut’s Navy. That navy consisted largely of privateers, privately-owned armed vessels, licensed to attack British shipping. Privateers . . . — Map (db m48319) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Shaw MansionHempstead Historic Neighborhood
Nathaniel Shaw came to New London around 1730 to take advantage of the town’s increasing maritime opportunities. He and his son, Nathaniel Jr. became successful merchants. In 1756 the older Shaw began building this mansion. Despite the abundance . . . — Map (db m48192) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Shaw Mansion
Built 1756 by Captain Nathaniel Shaw, Senior •       •       • Continental, Colonial and State Naval Office of Nathaniel Shaw, Junior New London, Connecticut During the War of the American Revolution. He was appointed Naval Agent by the Continental . . . — Map (db m48205) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Benedict Arnold
          Benedict Arnold was born here in January 1741. He and a younger sister, Hannah, were the only survivors of eleven children. The original family home no longer exists.           As a young man of 14, he served an apprenticeship as a . . . — Map (db m83323) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — John W. Richmond
East Face When Rhode Island by her legislation frm 1844 to 1850, Repudiated her Revolutionary Debt. Dr. Richmond removed from that State to this Borough and selected this as his Family Burial Place unwilling that the remains of himself . . . — Map (db m30982) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Captain Nathan Hale Monument
Captain Nathan Hale 1776 Born at Coventry June 6, 1755 I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country Died at New York Sep 22, 1776 — Map (db m12219) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Brooklyn — Israel Putnam
In the field behind this stone after the close of the French and Indian Wars, returning from many expeditions to Ticonderoga, Fort Edward, Quebec, Montreal, Havana, Detroit, and New Orleans, lived Col. Israel Putnam. Here with his wife . . . — Map (db m93633) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Battles and Engagements of the Delaware Regiment
Battles around New York City and Environs, 1776-1779 1. Long Island, August 27, 1776 2. Throg's Neck, October 12-18, 1776 3. Mamaroneck Raid, October 22, 1776 4. White Plains, October 28, 1776 5. Retreat across New Jersey, . . . — Map (db m39713) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — KC-53 — Byfield
Near this site stood the boyhood home of Caesar Rodney, signer of the Declaration of Independence, Brigadier General of the State's militia (1775-1778), and President (Governor) of Delaware (1778-1781). Byfield was originally settled in the early . . . — Map (db m75835) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Colonel John Haslet
Presbyterian minister, later practiced medicine, Member of Colonial Assembly, Member of Council of Safety, 1775. Commanded First Delaware Militia Regiment. This regiment, reviewed in Dover, later joined Washington’s army and fought in Battles of . . . — Map (db m4716) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Dover Light InfantryKent County, Delaware Militia — 1776-1777
The Light Infantry Company of Dover, a part of the 1st Battalion of Kent County, mustered in on 2 April 1776. Each militia volunteer was uniformly armed, equipped, and wore a standard military coat of green faced with red lapels, cuffs, and . . . — Map (db m39576) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Home of John Dickinson
"The Penman of the Revolution." Member of Delaware colonial and state assemblies. Member of Continental Congress, Annapolis Convention, and Philadelphia Federal Constitutional Convention. Signer for Delaware of Articles of Confederation and Federal . . . — Map (db m39583) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Liberty Bell ReproductionDedicated to You, a Free Citizen in a Free Land
Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land, this reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of Delaware by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder, Secretary of the Treasury.

As the inspirational symbol of the United . . . — Map (db m42759) HM

Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning
Born in 1740 in Dover, Kent Co., DE Died Feb, 15, 1791 in Dover, Kent Co., DE Justice of the Peace Member of Joint Committee of Accounts, Committee of Correspondence, Council of Safety, and General Assembly. — Map (db m42754) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The Bayonets of the Revolution
The Delaware Regiment fought in nearly every campaign of the American Revolution.

For a small state, Delaware's soldiers played a large role in the Revolution. Answering Congress' call, Delaware raised a regiment of 500-600 men by the summer . . . — Map (db m39712) HM

Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The Delaware Continentals
Liberty and Independence — Map (db m42671) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The Delaware Line
To commemorate and also preserve to posterity the undying fame of the patriotism and valor of the officers and soldiers of the Delaware Line who, in May 1780 were reviewed on this green for the last time immediately prior to marching on their . . . — Map (db m3684) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The Delaware Regiment
On December 9, 1775, the Continental Congress resolved that a body of troops be raised in Delaware "for the defense of American liberty." Commanded by Colonel John Haslet, the Delaware Regiment consisted of more than 500 battle-ready troops when . . . — Map (db m67456) HM WM
Delaware (Kent County), Felton — Captain Jonathan Caldwell
This farm, formerly known as Burberry's Berry, was home of Captain Jonathan Caldwell of Colonel Haslet's Regiment in Revolution. Tradition says Delaware soldiers received name "Blue Hen's Chickens" from Caldwell's men having with tem game chickens, . . . — Map (db m39608) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Hartly — KC-97 — Cheney Clow's Rebellion
During the American Revolution many Delawareans remained loyal to the British Crown. In 1778 a group of Loyalists under the leadership of local resident Cheney Clow constructed a fort near this location. Concerned that they would march on Dover, a . . . — Map (db m39715) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Magnolia — KC-91 — Warner Mifflin1745 - 1798
A native of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Mifflin came to Delaware as a young man. Born into a slaveholding Quaker family, he manumitted his own slaves in 1774-75 and later became one of America's foremost abolitionists of the 18th century. As an elder . . . — Map (db m39456) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Smyrna — KC-60 — Home of Allen McLane
For many years this home was the property of Colonel Allen McLane, statesman and hero of the American Revolution.

Born in Philadelphia August 8, 1746, McLane had moved to Delaware by 1769. His military career began when he was . . . — Map (db m39028) HM

Delaware (New Castle County), Christiana — NC-52 — Samuel Patterson
Operated flour mill one-fourth mile south. Was captain in French and Indian War. In American Revolution was member of Boston Relief Committee, colonel of Delaware battalion of famous "Flying Camp," Brigadier General of Delaware militia and first . . . — Map (db m67210) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Hockessin — NC-198 — Hockessin Friends Meetinghouse
The Hockessin Friends Meeting has operated with an active membership and regular services, known as Meetings for Worship, since its founding. The Meeting is part of the larger Philadelphia Yearly Meeting faith community.

The expansion of the . . . — Map (db m92144) HM


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