Newtown in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
French Troops Under
Enroute From Yorktown
Encamped During October 1782
Erected by This State
The Cyrenius H. Booth
Donated by the Anders Family
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
Location. 41° 24.729′ N, 73° 18.48′ W. Marker is in Newtown, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 25) and Church Hill Road (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Located in front of the Cyrenius H. Booth Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cyrenius H. Booth Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Newtown Meeting House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newtown (approx. ¼ mile away); Rev. John Beach, A.M. In Commemoration (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (approx. 0.3 miles away); Newtown Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Where Rochambeau Crossed the Housatonic River (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 825 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.