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Nathan Hale

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
1. Nathan Hale Marker
Inscription.  
Born in
Coventry Connecticut
June 6, 1755

A schoolmaster
in New London,
A captain
in the Continental Army
who “resign’d his life
a sacrifice to his
country’s Liberty
at New York
Sept. 22d
1776”

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”

 
Location. 41° 21.54′ N, 72° 6.261′ W. Marker is in New London, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Williams Street, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street. Marker is located in Williams Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New London CT 06320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New London War Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); New London War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); City of New London (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Winthrop (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hempstead Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Nathan Hale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
2. Nathan Hale Marker
Jonathan Brooks Tomb   1786 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Williams Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); 21st Regt. Conn. Vol. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New London.
 
More about this marker. Monument consists of a statue atop a granite pedestal.
 
Also see . . .  Captain Nathan Hale (1755 - 1776). Biography of Nathan Hale from the Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution website. (Submitted on October 11, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Williams Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
3. Marker in Williams Park
Closeup of Nathan Hale image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
4. Closeup of Nathan Hale
Artist's Mark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
5. Artist's Mark
Captain Nathan Hale image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
6. Captain Nathan Hale
from Elementary American History, by David Henry Montgomery, 1904.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on October 17, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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