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

Battle of the Rocks Monument

 
 
Battle of the Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
1. Battle of the Rocks Marker
Inscription.
On this historic ground
the American Patriots
bravely sustained the cause of
Liberty
against the British Invaders
July 12, 1779
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Erected by the D.A.R. of Norwalk
1894.

 
Erected 1894 by Daughters of the American Revolution of Norwalk.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 7.53′ N, 73° 24.63′ W. Marker is in Norwalk, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of France Street and Adams Avenue, on the left when traveling north on France Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norwalk CT 06851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Paulís Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Parish of St. Paulís (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paulís Historic Graveyard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Norwalk World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Norwalk (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burning of Norwalk (approx. 0.7 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Norwalk Founded (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Norwalk.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Monument in Norwalk image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
2. Monument in Norwalk
Battle of the Rocks Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
3. Battle of the Rocks Monument
The Rocks image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
4. The Rocks
This site was the location of the July 12, 1779 Battle of the Rocks. The monument is found behind the bushes in the middle of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 931 times since then and 13 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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