Portsmouth in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Site of the Battle of Rhode Island
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1975 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 41° 36.089′ N, 71° 15.491′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is on W Main Road (Rhode Island Route 114), on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Patriots Park, a memorial to the 1st Rhode Island Regiment and the Battle of Rhode Island, August 29, 1778. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth RI 02871, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The 1st Rhode Island Regiment and the Battle of Rhode Island (within shouting distance of this The Black Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Garden of New England (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Rhode Island 1778 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Butts Hill Fort (approx. one mile away); Portsmouth Compact (approx. 1.9 miles away); W 3 R (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Barton (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Also see . . . The Battle of Rhode Island. The Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,143 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.