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Sterling in Windham County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Rochambeau Encampment

 
 
Rochambeau Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
1. Rochambeau Encampment Marker
Inscription.  
In this Vicinity
French Troops Under
Rochambeau
Enroute from Yorktown
Encamped During November 1782
Erected by the State and
Deborah Avery Putnam
Chap. D.A.R.
Cooperating

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 41° 41.472′ N, 71° 50.706′ W. Marker is in Sterling, Connecticut, in Windham County. Memorial is at the intersection of Plainfield Pike (Route 14A) and Sterling Hill Road, on the left when traveling east on Plainfield Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sterling CT 06377, 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. Sterling Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 2 miles away); Honor Roll Saint Joseph’s Church (approx. 2 miles away); United States Finishing Company World War I Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Sterling (approx. 2 miles away); St. John s Parish World War I Monument (approx. 3.8 miles away); Plainfield Veterans Monument
Rochambeau Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
2. Rochambeau Encampment Marker
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Plainfield World War II Monument (approx. 3.8 miles away); Plainfield Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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