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East Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Marquis de Lafayette Encampment

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 1, 2010
1. Marquis de Lafayette Encampment Marker
Inscription.  
Marquis de Lafayette
1757   1834
General in the Continental Army
Camped Here With 2800 Troops
Enroute to Rhode Island
July 26 and 27, 1778
dedicated here by
CT Society Sons of the American Revolution
General David Humphries Branch
and
The East Haven Historical Society
1996

 
Erected 1996 by CT Society Sons of the American Revolution, General David Humphries Branch and the East Haven Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 41° 16.558′ N, 72° 51.999′ W. Marker is in East Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 100) and Park Place, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Located on the East Haven Town Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Haven CT 06512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. East Haven Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this
Marquis de Lafayette Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 1, 2010
2. Marquis de Lafayette Encampment Marker
marker); Site of the Theodore Roosevelt Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); East Haven Veterans Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); East Haven World War Memorial (about 400 feet away); East Haven World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); East Haven (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Stone Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bronze Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Haven.
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 1, 2010
3. Marquis de Lafayette Encampment Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 974 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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