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

Field of Flags

 
 
Field of Flags Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 28, 2016
1. Field of Flags Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to all of the men and women
Who gave their lives
For our country

Beneath this plaque are the ashes from
600 retired American Flags
More than 500 of these flags served in
the “Field of Flags”, each one
representing a fallen soldier from the
war in Irag and Afghanistan

Dedicated on
November 7, 2010

 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 41° 16.693′ N, 72° 31.399′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Connecticut, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 1) and Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of the First Church of Christ Congregational. Marker is in this post office area: Clinton CT 06413, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Yale College (here, next to this marker); Clinton Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); A Seafaring Town (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Morgan (about 700 feet
Field of Flags Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 28, 2016
2. Field of Flags Marker
away); Abraham Pierson (about 700 feet away); This Cannon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clinton Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
Categories. War, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan
 
Field of Flags Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 28, 2016
3. Field of Flags Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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