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

Burning of Norwalk

 
 
Burning of Norwalk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
1. Burning of Norwalk Marker
Inscription.
From the summit
of this hill
Maj. Gen. William Tryon
witnessed
the Burning of Norwalk
by the British troops under his command
during the engagement of
July 11 & 12, 1779.
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Erected by Norwalk Chapter
Daughters of the American
Revolution
1904

 
Erected 1904 by Daughters of the American - Norwalk Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 6.974′ N, 73° 24.465′ W. Marker is in Norwalk, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on East Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Norwalk Inn & Conference Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 99 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Norwalk (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norwalk World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paulís Historic Graveyard (approx. ľ mile away); Parish of St. Paulís
Burning of Norwalk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
2. Burning of Norwalk Marker
The marker is located in front of the Norwalk Inn & Conference Center, seen in the background.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Paulís Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of the Rocks Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Norwalk Founded (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Norwalk.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Norwalk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
3. Norwalk Marker
At the time of the engagement, this site was the summit of Grumman's Hill. Subsequent road improvements has resulted in the hill being leveled.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 7 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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