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

Shaw Mansion

 
 
Shaw Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
1. Shaw Mansion Marker
Inscription.
Built 1756 by
Captain Nathaniel Shaw, Senior

Continental, Colonial and State
Naval Office
of
Nathaniel Shaw, Junior
New London, Connecticut
During the War of the
American Revolution.
He was appointed
Naval Agent
by the
Continental Congress, April 23, 1776
Colony of Connecticut, July 10, 1776
State of Connecticut, October 21, 1778
and served until his death, April 15, 1782

Among guests were
General George Washington, Apr. 9 & 10, 1776
Marquis de Lafayette, August 22, 1824
Governor Jonathan Trumbull
(Brother Jonathan)
Major General Nathanael Greene
Commodore Esek Hopkins
Captain Nathan Hale

Purchased by the
New London County Historical Society
for its permanent home in 1907

 
Location. 41° 21.077′ N, 72° 5.891′ W. Marker is in New London, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is at the intersection of Blinman Street and Bank Street, on the right when traveling west on Blinman Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New London CT 06320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Shaw Mansion (a few steps from this marker); New London Whalemen
Shaw Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
2. Shaw Mansion Marker
The marker is seen here to the right of the front door of the mansion.
(within shouting distance of this marker); First Step to Freedom (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Do you want to be slave or free?" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colombo (approx. 0.2 miles away); 15 Bank Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); 16 Bank Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Submarine Industry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New London.
 
Also see . . .  New London County Historical Society. (Submitted on October 11, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Shaw Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
3. Shaw Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 17 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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