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Preston in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Downer-Doane Park

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
1. Downer-Doane Park Marker
Inscription.  
Downer-Doane Park
Homesite of
Dr. Joshua & Dr. Avery Downer
Revolutionary War Surgeons
also of
William Howard Doane
Hymn Writer

 
Location. 41° 31.695′ N, 71° 58.559′ W. Marker is in Preston, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Shetucket Turnpike and Jewitt City Road (Route 164), on the right when traveling east on Old Shetucket Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston CT 06365, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Samuel Mott’s Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preston Veterans Monument (about 500 feet away); Preston (approx. 0.3 miles away); Griswold (approx. 4.3 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers of Ancient Pachaug (approx. 4˝ miles away); Hopkins & Allen Gun Factory (approx. 5.1 miles away); David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard (approx. 5.2 miles away); Angelo Sanquedolce Memorial Plaza (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
 
Also see . . .  William Howard Doane on Wikipedia
Downer-Doane Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
2. Downer-Doane Park Marker
. (Submitted on October 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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