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Westerly in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Samuel Ward Birthplace Site

 
 
Samuel Ward Birthplace Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 27, 2013
1. Samuel Ward Birthplace Site Marker
Inscription.
A.D. 1904
Erected by the Samuel Ward Society, Children of the American Revolution of Westerly, Rhode Island, to mark the site of the birthplace of Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Ward, born in Westerly, November 17, 1756, died in New York City, August 16, 1832. He engaged in active service in the War of the American Revolution, was commissioned Captain, May 8, 1775, Major, January 5, 1778, Lieutenant-Colonel, April 12, 1779.
 
Erected 1904 by Samuel Ward Society.
 
Location. 41° 20.531′ N, 71° 46.116′ W. Marker is in Westerly, Rhode Island, in Washington County. Marker is on Shore Road (U.S. 1A) near Langworthy Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in front of Langworthy Farm Bed & Breakfast and Winery. Marker is in this post office area: Westerly RI 02891, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Joseph Stanton Monument (approx. 3 miles away); The Shipyard (approx. 3.8 miles away); Avondale (approx. 3.9 miles away); Westerly Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Spanish American War Monument
Samuel Ward Birthplace Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 27, 2013
2. Samuel Ward Birthplace Site Marker
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Westerly – Pawcatuck War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Pawcatuck River (approx. 4.1 miles away); First Bridge over Pawcatuck River (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Westerly.
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Ward, Jr. on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 20, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Samuel Ward Birthplace Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 27, 2013
3. Samuel Ward Birthplace Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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