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Connecticut Gate

 
 
Connecticut Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
1. Connecticut Gate Marker
Inscription.
June 17, 1775

He who brought us over still sustains us.

Connecticut American Revolution Bicentennial Commission

South Marker:
General Israel Putnam of Connecticut helped decide to fortify the Charleston peninsula and with Captain Thomas Knowlton commanded Connecticutís forces. Captain Knowltonís company held the rail fence and helped to cover the colonial retreat from the redoubt.
 
Erected by Connecticut American Revolution Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 42° 22.565′ N, 71° 3.608′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Monument Square and Chestnut St. on Monument Square. Click for map. Marker is located at the eastern entrance to the Bunker Hill unit of Boston National Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South-East Corner of the Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); Bunker Hill Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); This Column Stands on Union! (within shouting distance of this marker); The Decisive Day has come on which the fate of America depends...
Connecticut Gate Southern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
2. Connecticut Gate Southern Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); You are now my enemy and I am yours... (within shouting distance of this marker); Breedís Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); North-East Corner of the Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); Massachusetts Gate (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
More about this marker. The seal of the State of Connecticut appears on the north marker.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Tour the markers in the vicinity of Bunker Hill.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Bunker Hill. Account of the battle from Charlestown Online.net. (Submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Bunker Hill 1775. A British perspective of the battle from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Bunker Hill Monument. National Park Service website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

4. The Battle of The Battle of Bunker Hill (Breedís Hill)
Marker in Boston Nat'l Hist Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
3. Marker in Boston Nat'l Hist Park
. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at the Connecticut Gate image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
4. Marker at the Connecticut Gate
Bunker Hill Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
5. Bunker Hill Monument
This 221 foot obelisk, dedicated in 1843, commemorates the June 17, 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 817 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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