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Norwalk in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Battle of the Rocks Monument

 
 
Battle of the Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
1. Battle of the Rocks Marker
Inscription.  
On this historic ground
the American Patriots
bravely sustained the cause of
Liberty
against the British Invaders
July 12, 1779
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Erected by the D.A.R. of Norwalk
1894.

 
Erected 1894 by Daughters of the American Revolution of Norwalk.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1782.
 
Location. 41° 7.53′ N, 73° 24.63′ W. Marker is in Norwalk, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of France Street and Adams Avenue, on the left when traveling north on France Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norwalk CT 06851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Paul’s Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Parish of St. Paul’s (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paul’s Historic Graveyard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Norwalk World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile
Monument in Norwalk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
2. Monument in Norwalk
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away); Norwalk (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burning of Norwalk (approx. 0.7 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Norwalk Founded (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwalk.
 
Battle of the Rocks Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
3. Battle of the Rocks Monument
The Rocks image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 12, 2012
4. The Rocks
This site was the location of the July 12, 1779 Battle of the Rocks. The monument is found behind the bushes in the middle of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,469 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 22, 2022