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Stratford in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Captain John Carpenter

 
 
Captain John Carpenter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
1. Captain John Carpenter Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory Of
Captain John Carpenter
Born in London, England, 1628
Settled In
Stratford, Connecticut
Before 1646
He commanded the Jamaica Fusiliers
In the Defense of Fort James, New
York, When the Dutch Fleet Of
William of Orange Recaptured
New York From the English
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Presented by
The Connecticut Chapter
Of The National Society
Daughters of Founders and
Patriots of America
Memorial Day 1952

 
Erected 1952 by Connecticut Chapter of The National Society Daughters of Founders, Patriots of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1628.
 
Location. 41° 11.292′ N, 73° 7.752′ W. Marker is in Stratford, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Academy Hill, 0.1 miles east of Main Street (Connecticut Route 113), on the left when traveling east. Located in the Academy Hill Historic District. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stratford CT 06615, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Stratford Disabled American Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratford World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratford World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratford Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain David Judson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratford Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratford American Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratford Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stratford.
 
Also see . . .  Cushing / Carpenter / Leach Families. This Rootsweb post gives a biography of Captain Carpenter as well as other members of his family. (Submitted on December 28, 2009.) 
 
Captain John Carpenter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
2. Captain John Carpenter Marker
The marker is to the right of the tree.
Marker on the left of the tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
3. Marker on the left of the tree
In Memory Of
Edith Hastings
Planted by The
Stratford League
Of
Women Voters
November 1925
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,455 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 23, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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