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1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments

 
 
1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
1. 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to
Major General Nathanael Greene
Brigadier General James Mirchell Varnum
Colonel Christopher Greene
Colonel Israel Angell
and to other officers and men
of 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments
encamped at Valley Forge in 1777-1778.

- Let Our Name Stand Fair -

 
Erected by Washington County Pomona Grange No. 3 † †Rhode Island.
 
Location. 40° 6.257′ N, 75° 26.555′ W. Marker is in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Valley Forge Park Road (Pennsylvania Route 23), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the tour road in Valley Forge National Historical Park, between stops 9 and 10. Marker is in this post office area: King of Prussia PA 19406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Varnumís Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Varnumís Quarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Grand Parade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Friedrich Wilhelm Baron von Steuben (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waterman's Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Training for Victory
Marker in Valley Forge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
2. Marker in Valley Forge
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Loyal Patriots of Valley Forge (approx. ľ mile away); National Patriots Bell Tower (approx. ľ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in King of Prussia.
 
Also see . . .  Valley Forge National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Valley Forge Park Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
3. Marker on Valley Forge Park Road
The 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments Marker is located near two reconstructed soldier huts.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 596 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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