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Cumberland in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Nine Menís Misery

 
 
Nine Menís Misery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, August 31, 2019
1. Nine Menís Misery Marker
Inscription.  On this spot where they were slain by the Indians were buried the nine soldiers captured in Pierceís fight. March 26, 1676.
 
Erected 1928 by The State of Rhode Island.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is March 26, 1766.
 
Location. 41° 56.386′ N, 71° 24.396′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker can be reached from Diamond Hill Road (Rhode Island Route 114) one mile south of Angell Road (Rhode Island Route 116). From the entrance to the property, drive to the far back right and park, then take trail to marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland RI 02864, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monastery Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Captain Wilbur Kelly (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kellyís Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); In Memory of Our Townsmen
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); Splendid Mansion of Eleazer Arnold (approx. 2.6 miles away); South Attleboro Memorial Wall (approx. 2.9 miles away in Massachusetts); Pierce Park and Riverwalk (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
Regarding Nine Menís Misery. The cairn behind the marker was built in 1928 to prevent disturbances of the graves which had apparently become frequent. The site and surrounding woods are said to be haunted.
 
Also see . . .  Wiki entry on Nine Men's Misery. (Submitted on October 12, 2007.)
 
Nine Men's Misery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, August 7, 2004
2. Nine Men's Misery Marker
Nine Menís Misery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, August 31, 2019
3. Nine Menís Misery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,973 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 1, 2019, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on October 12, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on September 1, 2019, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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