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

Up This Road

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
1. Up This Road Marker
Inscription.
Up this road
2600 British Troops marched
July 7th 1779
under command of General Tyron
and burned Fairfield

 
Location. 41° 8.474′ N, 73° 14.785′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Beach Road and Sunnieholm Drive, on the left when traveling west on Beach Road. Touch for map. Located in front of the Old Burying Ground. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfield CT 06824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairfield Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Ward Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend John Jones Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Sherwood Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Bulkley House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moorlands (about 700 feet away); Isaac Tucker House (about 700 feet away); Fairfield (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfield.
 
Also see . . .  The Burning of Fairfield during the American Revolution. (Submitted on February 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Up This Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2010
2. Up This Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 948 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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