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

In Commemoration

 
 
In Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 20, 2010
1. In Commemoration Marker
Inscription.  
1732 ---- 1932
In Commemoration Of
The Two Hundredth Birthday Of
George Washington
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Rochambeau
Established a Camp Here
June 28 To July 1, 1781
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Soldiers Commanded By
Lafayette
Camped At This Spot
Placed by Mary Silliman Chapter
N.S.D.A.R.

 
Erected 1932 by Mary Silliman Chapter N.S.D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route series lists.
 
Location. 41° 24.875′ N, 73° 18.138′ W. Marker is in Newtown, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Hill Road (U.S. 6) and Queen Street, on the right when traveling east on Church Hill Road. Located in front of Hawley School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 Church Hill Road, Newtown CT 06470, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles
In Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 20, 2010
2. In Commemoration Marker
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (here, next to this marker); Rochambeau (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cyrenius H. Booth Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Newtown Meeting House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rev. John Beach, A.M. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Newtown (approx. 0.4 miles away); Newtown Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Where Rochambeau Crossed the Housatonic River (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,134 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 26, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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