Waterbury in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Memorial To Two French Soldiers
This memorial was erected by
Patriotic Citizens and Statesmen to
commemorate two French Soldiers
of Rochambeau's Army who volun-
teered to fight for American Indepen-
dence under Washington, enroute
from Newport to Yorktown, died and
were buried here, 1781.
Govs. Baldwin, Conn. Dunne, Ill. (native of
Waterbury) Glynn, N.Y. McGovern, Wis.
U.S. Senators of Conn. F.B. Brandegee,
G.P. McLean, Senator Irving H. Chase, Conn.
Congressmen of Conn. A. Lonergan,
B.F. Mahan, T.L. Reilly, Wm. Kennedy
Martin Scully, Mayor of Waterbury
Alfred J. Wolfe, Pres. Bd. Aldermen,
F.P. Guilfoile, Corp. Counsel
School Children and Teachers
Committee of Erection
Chas. S. Miller
Ervis E. Wright
Erected Aug. 1914
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route series list.
Location. 41° 32.711′ N, 72° 59.012′ W. Marker is in Waterbury, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Located in East Farms Cemetery, a small hidden cemetery in the wooded area behind the house at 3092 East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Norris Street, Waterbury CT 06705, 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. Liberty – Victory House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hamilton Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of the First Meeting House (approx. 3 miles away); Prospect (approx. 3 miles away); Prospect Soldiers' Monument (approx. 3 miles away); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (approx. 3.1 miles away); UNICO National (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fortified House Of Ensign Stanley (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterbury.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A photo of this memorial is seen on the Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,196 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.