New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lt. Col. E.M. Bechet, Sieur de Rochefontaine
Sieur de Rochefontaine
Revolutionary War Soldier
A French officer who fought for American independence, Rochefontaine served under the French General Rochambeau during the Revolutionary War. He assisted in the capture of Lord Cornwallis and later commanded the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at West Point Military Academy.
Location. 40° 42.693′ N, 74° 0.583′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Broadway and Vesey Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10007, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Paul's Chapel - the Building (here, next to this marker); The Building (here, next to this marker); Standing Against All Odds (a few steps from this marker); Majors Job Sumner and John Lucas (a few steps from this marker); The Churchyard (a few steps from this marker); The Fence (a few steps from this marker); Bell of Hope (a few steps from this marker); John Holt (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. The marker is beside the grave in the St. Paul's
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.