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

Maj. Gen. Joseph Spencer

 
 
Maj. Gen. Joseph Spencer Marker (Side A) image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, October 8, 2016
1. Maj. Gen. Joseph Spencer Marker (Side A)
Inscription.
Side A
1714-1789
Near this Green was the site of
the Generalís Farm, Store
and dwelling house

Side B

1714-1789
Officer in the French & Indian
and Revolutionary Wars
Delegate to the Continental Congress
Member of the Conn. Council of Safety and General Assembly
Town Moderator
Deacon of the Millington Church

 
Erected 1976 by East Haddam Bicentennial Commitree.
 
Location. 41° 29.124′ N, 72° 21.39′ W. Marker is in East Haddam, Connecticut, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Millington Road (Connecticut Route 434) 0.1 miles from Tater Hill Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located on the Millington Green. Marker is at or near this postal address: 87 Millington Road, East Haddam CT 06423, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roll of Honor (approx. 5 miles away); East Haddam Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Soldiers' Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); East Haddam Persian Gulf War Monument (approx. 5 miles away);
Maj. Gen. Joseph Spencer Marker (Side B) image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, October 8, 2016
2. Maj. Gen. Joseph Spencer Marker (Side B)
Impressionism in Connecticut (approx. 5.8 miles away); Chester-Hadlyme Ferry (approx. 5.8 miles away); East Haddam (approx. 5.9 miles away); Goodspeed Opera House (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Haddam.
 
Regarding Maj. Gen. Joseph Spencer. Joseph Spencer was a lawyer, soldier, and statesman from Connecticut. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress and a major general in the Continental Army.
 
Also see . . .
1. Major General Joseph Spencer. (Submitted on March 15, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Millington, CT. (Submitted on March 15, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
3. East Haddam, CT. (Submitted on March 15, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
4. Joseph Spencer - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on March 17, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPoliticsWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
<center> This marker is located in front of the home of <br> Ebenezer Dutton, built in 1766 image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, October 8, 2016
3.
This marker is located in front of the home of
Ebenezer Dutton, built in 1766
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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