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Coventry in Kent County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Waterman Tavern

 

— National Register of Historic Places - 1974 —

 
Waterman Tavern Headquarters for French Troops Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lydia Rapoza, February 7, 2011
1. Waterman Tavern Headquarters for French Troops Marker
Inscription.  
Used as Headquarters for the French
Troops on their march to and from
Yorktown 1781-1782
Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene
Gen. Lafayette
Gen. Rochambeau

RI Commemorative Committee for
Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene
Coventry Bi-Centennial Committee

 
Erected by RI Commemorative Committee for Maj Gen Nathanael Greene & Coventry Bi-Centennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 41° 43.167′ N, 71° 39.617′ W. Marker is in Coventry, Rhode Island, in Kent County. Marker is on Maple Valley Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coventry RI 02816, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Summit (approx. 2.8 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Major Edouard J. Jacques (approx. 3.7 miles away); Coventry War Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Gaetano Del Guidice (approx. 5.2 miles away); Grover C. Walker Memorial
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(approx. 5.2 miles away); The General Nathanael Greene Homestead (approx. 6.2 miles away); Nathanael Greene (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coventry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Waterman Tavern, Coventry Rhode Island - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 16, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Coventry, Rhode Island - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 16, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by Lydia Rapoza of Coventry, Rhode Island. This page has been viewed 2,313 times since then and 115 times this year. Last updated on January 6, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photo   1. submitted on August 22, 2011, by Lydia Rapoza of Coventry, Rhode Island. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 25, 2022