West Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
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
Plaque Donated By
The Eve Lear Chapter
Daughters of the American
Erected 1984 by City of West Haven, Eve Lear Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 41° 15.149′ N, 72° 57.444′ W. Marker is in West Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from Captain Thomas Blvd. 0.1 miles south of Dyke Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located in Bradley Point Park. Marker is in this post office area: West Haven CT 06516, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William A. Soderman (here, next to this marker); The Korean War (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Walk Of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); West Haven Vietnam Veterans Memorial British Landing Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Avenue Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); SOS - Save Our Shore (approx. half a mile away); The Lone Sailor (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Haven.
Also see . . . Battle of New Haven. (Submitted on February 23, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,105 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.