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Honor Duty Respect

 
 
Honor Duty Respect Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
1. Honor Duty Respect Marker
Inscription.  
Honor
“I…would willingly risk my life, tho’ not my character, to exalt my station”   Letter from the Antilles, 1769 (aged 12)
Duty
“A few armed vessels, judiciously stationed at the entrances to our ports, might at a small expense be made useful sentinels of the laws”   Federalist Papers, 1787
Respect
“Always keep in mind that your countrymen are freemen, you will therefore refrain… from whatever has the semblance of haughtiness, rudeness, or insult…”   Letter of Instruction, 1791

Alexander Hamilton
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationLaw EnforcementMilitary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1769.
 
Location. 41° 22.318′ N, 72° 6.063′ W. Marker is in New London, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker can be reached from Mohegan Ave. Pkwy. north of Williams Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in front of Hamilton Hall at the Washington Parade Ground on the campus of the United States Coast Guard Academy. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London CT 06320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Letter of Instruction (here, next to this marker); Alexander Hamilton (here, next to this marker); Revenue Cutter Scammel (here, next to this marker); An Act of the First Congress (here, next to this marker); Washington Parade (within shouting distance of this marker); Guns from Reina Christina (within shouting distance of this marker); To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington, Prefident of the United States of America (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New London.
 
Also see . . .
1. The United States Coast Guard Academy. (Submitted on September 5, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. United States Coast Guard Academy (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 5, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Honor Duty Respect Marker and Alexander Hamilton image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
2. Honor Duty Respect Marker and Alexander Hamilton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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