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Tiverton in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Holtís Trail

 
 
Holtís Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
1. Holtís Trail Marker
Inscription.  
By the sincerity of
his dedication and perseverance
Dr. James W. Holt, Jr.
motivated by the love for his community and the understanding of his environment, has served to preserve here an unspoiled display of our historical foundation which will ensure that all generations remember, believe and respect the value and beauty of their freedom.

Red designated trail to be known
from this date as
Holtís Trail

Dedicated May 15, 1977
Tiverton Town Council
 
Erected 1977 by Tiverton Town Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features.
 
Location. 41° 37.506′ N, 71° 12.415′ W. Marker is in Tiverton, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Highland Road and Lawton Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located on a walking trail at Fort Barton, across the street from Tiverton Town Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tiverton RI 02878, 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
Holtís Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
2. Holtís Trail Marker
. Fort Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Barton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Portsmouth Compact (approx. 2 miles away); Butts Hill Fort (approx. 2.4 miles away); W 3 R (approx. 2Ĺ miles away); Battle of Rhode Island † 1778 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Garden of New England (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of the Battle of Rhode Island (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiverton.
 
Marker at Fort Barton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
3. Marker at Fort Barton
An observation tower can be seen here behind the marker.
Holtís Trail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
4. Holtís Trail
The trail is seen here at Fort Barton. The marker is located at the center of the photo.
Fort Barton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
5. Fort Barton
The Holtís Trail marker is on a walking trail at Fort Barton. The trailhead can be seen at the left in the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 27, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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