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

Fitch’s Point

 
 
Fitch’s Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 11, 2012
1. Fitch’s Point Marker
Inscription.  
Here landed
The British Troops
under the command of
Generals
Tryon and Garth,
Saturday evening,
July 10, 1779,
preparatory to the
Burning of Norwalk,
July 11, 1779.
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Marked by
Norwalk Chapter, D.A.R.
1899.

 
Erected 1899 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Norwalk Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 41° 5.583′ N, 73° 24.246′ W. Marker is in Norwalk, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from Seaside Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norwalk CT 06855, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roger Ludlow (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Habitat Renewed (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Birds (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mill Pond History (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Marvin Property
Fitch’s Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 11, 2012
2. Fitch’s Point Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Taylor Farm Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Calf Pasture Primer (approx. ¾ mile away); Norwalk Founded (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwalk.
 
More about this marker. The path leading to this marker is now closed to non-residents.
 
Marker on the Norwalk Warerfront image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 11, 2012
3. Marker on the Norwalk Warerfront
Fitch’s Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 11, 2012
4. Fitch’s Point Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,369 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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