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Coventry in Tolland County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Coventry Veterans Memorial

 
 
Coventry Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 16, 2019
1. Coventry Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
In Grateful Memory
Of those men of Coventry who gave
themselves unreservedly in the hour
of their country’s need

Among them was Nathan Hale
all might have echoed his immortal words
“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country”

On this historic military training ground men assembled in the
Colonial Wars ** War of the American Revolution ** War of 1812
and Civil War. This Memorial is erected
by patriotic citizens and friends
of Coventry aided by the Societies of the Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution and Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution.

The cannon was presented by the government of the United States 1928
during the administration of Calvin Coolidge A D 1930

 
Erected 1930 by : Town of Coventry; Society of the Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution and Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 41° 45.922′ N, 72° 18.383′ W. Marker
Coventry Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 16, 2019
2. Coventry Veterans Memorial
is in Coventry, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake St and Cross Street, on the left when traveling south on Lake St. Located on Veteran Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coventry CT 06238, 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. Coventry Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korea (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Nathan Hale (within shouting distance of this marker); French Army Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Nathan Hale Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coventry (approx. one mile away); Birthplace of Nathan Hale (approx. 2 miles away); Holy Grove (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coventry.
 
Categories. War of 1812War, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
World War I era Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 16, 2019
3. World War I era Cannon
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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