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The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82

 
 
The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
1. The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82 Marker
North Side
Inscription.
The
Rochambeau
Route
1781 – 82
In the Vicinity
French Troops Under
Duc De Lauzon
Enroute From Newport
To Yorktown
Encamped During
June 29 Through
July 1st 1781
Erected by The
Sons of the American Revolution
Gen. Gold Selleck Silliman Branch
Bridgeport, CT

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 41° 19.889′ N, 73° 12.402′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Monroe Turnpike (Route 111) and Moose Hill Road, on the right when traveling north on Monroe Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe CT 06468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monroe Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); PFC John K. Goett (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Barton L. Weller
The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
2. The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82 Marker
South Side
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monroe Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Monroe (about 500 feet away); Bridgeport / Newtown Turnpike (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
3. The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82 Marker
South Side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,429 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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