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Westport in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Compo Beach

 

—Qui Transtulit Sustinet —

 
Compo Beach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2009
1. Compo Beach Marker
Inscription.
One Mile South At
Compo Beach
2000 British Troops
Landed April 25, 1777
For Raid on Danbury

 
Location. 41° 8.424′ N, 73° 21.197′ W. Marker is in Westport, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of South Compo Road (Connecticut Route 136) and Post Road East (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling north on South Compo Road. Click for map. This historical marker is located on a Compos Road traffic island, on the south side of its intersection with Post Road. Marker is in this post office area: Westport CT 06880, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Engagement (a few steps from this marker); Godillot Carriage House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jesup-Godillot House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Disbrow Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jesup Green (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Post Road Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Wheeler House (approx. half a mile away); Westport World War I Monument (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Westport.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Revolutionary
 
Compo Beach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2009
2. Compo Beach Marker
View of historical marker at intersection of Compo Road (State Route 136) and Post Road (U.S. Route 1)
Compo Beach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2009
3. Compo Beach Marker
Another view of the traffic island where the historical marker is located.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,246 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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