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Middletown in Middlesex County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Commodore Thomas Macdonough

 
 
Commodore Thomas Macdonough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 18, 2016
1. Commodore Thomas Macdonough Marker
Inscription.  
Commodore
Thomas Macdonough
Victor at Lake Champlain
Sept. 11, 1814
Born Dec. 31, 1783   Died Nov. 10, 1825
Buried in Riverside Cemetery
Placed by Wadsworth Chapter D.A.R.
1932

 
Erected 1932 by Wadsworth Chapter D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 41° 33.985′ N, 72° 39.095′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Connecticut, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of St. John’s Square and St. John’s Street, on the right when traveling east on St. John’s Square. Located in front of Riverside Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown CT 06457, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founders Rock (a few steps from this marker); Settling Middletown (a few steps from this marker); St. John Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The deKoven House (approx. 0.3 miles
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By Michael Herrick, April 18, 2016
2. Commodore Thomas Macdonough Marker
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away); Jehosaphat Starr House (approx. 0.3 miles away); deKoven House Community Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Sebastian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old City Hall Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Macdonough on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 25, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Battle of Plattsburgh on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 25, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Commodore Thomas Macdonough image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2014
3. Commodore Thomas Macdonough
This c. 1815/18 painting of Thomas Macdonough by Gilbert Stuart hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington,DC.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on April 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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