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East Greenwich in Kent County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Kentish Guards Drill Field

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, August 2012
1. Kentish Guards Drill Field Marker
Inscription. 1774-1974 Kentish Guards Drill Field To those Kentish Guardsmen who in 1774 utilized this field to prepare themselves for the conflict that assured our independence. This tablet was dedicated on the 200th Anniversary of the Kentish Guards October 19, 1974
 
Location. 41° 39.656′ N, 71° 27.153′ W. Marker is in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from Church Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in the east end of the field under the large flagpole. Marker is in this post office area: East Greenwich RI 02818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General James Mitchell Varnum Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); June 12, 1775 (about 700 feet away); The Marlborough Street Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Nathanael Greene Homestead Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Nathanael Greene Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Nathanael Greene (approx. 5.3 miles away); The General Nathanael Greene Homestead (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in East Greenwich.
 
Also see . . .  Kentish Guard. (Submitted on August 10, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
Kentish Guards Drill Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons
2. Kentish Guards Drill Field Marker

 
Categories. Colonial EraFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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