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1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments

 
 
1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
1. 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to
Major General Nathanael Greene
Brigadier General James Mirchell Varnum
Colonel Christopher Greene
Colonel Israel Angell
and to other officers and men
of 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments
encamped at Valley Forge in 1777-1778.

- Let Our Name Stand Fair -

 
Erected by Washington County Pomona Grange No. 3    Rhode Island.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 6.257′ N, 75° 26.555′ W. Marker is in Upper Merion Township, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Valley Forge Park Road (Pennsylvania Route 23), on the left when traveling east. Marker is on the tour road in Valley Forge National Historical Park, between stops 9 and 10. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: King of Prussia PA 19406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Varnum’s Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Varnum’s Quarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Grand Parade (approx. ¼ mile away); Major General Friedrich Wilhelm Baron von Steuben
Marker in Valley Forge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
2. Marker in Valley Forge
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Waterman's Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Training for Victory (approx. ¼ mile away); William White (approx. ¼ mile away); Loyal Patriots of Valley Forge (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Merion Township.
 
Also see . . .  Valley Forge National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Valley Forge Park Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
3. Marker on Valley Forge Park Road
The 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments Marker is located near two reconstructed soldier huts.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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