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

Ridgebury Congregational Church

 
 
Ridgebury Congregational Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 17, 2009
1. Ridgebury Congregational Church Marker
Inscription.
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 Route
1780 - 1782

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 41° 21.645′ N, 73° 31.489′ W. Marker is near Ridgefield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridgebury Road and George Washington Hwy., on the right when traveling south on Ridgebury Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgefield CT 06877, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ridgebury – George Washington Slept Here (a few steps from this marker); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gen. David Wooster (approx. 3.9 miles away); Place Where Wooster Fell (approx. 3.9 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 4 miles away);
Washington – Rochambeau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 17, 2009
2. Washington – Rochambeau Marker
Inventions & Innovations (approx. 4.3 miles away); Farming & Agriculture (approx. 4.3 miles away); Early Arrivals (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ridgefield.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Ridgebury Congregational Church Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 17, 2009
3. Ridgebury Congregational Church Markers
Markers are on either side of the front door of the church.
Ridgebury Congregational Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 17, 2009
4. Ridgebury Congregational Church
A previous church, located on the foundations of this building, was part of Rochambeau's 1781 encampment. Gen. George Washington is said to have spent the night in the church while the French were here.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,600 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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