Newtown in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
In Commemoration Of
The Two Hundredth Birthday Of
Established a Camp Here
June 28 To July 1, 1781
Soldiers Commanded By
Camped At This Spot
Placed by Mary Silliman Chapter
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1732.
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 of this markerWashington – 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 1,164 times since then and 11 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.