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

Michael Dayton

Captain of Connecticut

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
1. Michael Dayton Marker
Inscription.
Revolutionary War Soldier
Michael Dayton
Captain of Connecticut
Born June 4, 1722
Died Sept. 22, 1776
Placed by
Sarah Whitman Trumbull
Chapter NSDAR May 1996

 
Erected 1996 by Sarah Whitman Trumbull Chapter NSDAR.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 35.959′ N, 73° 6.781′ W. Marker is in Watertown, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 63) and French Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Old Watertown Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Watertown CT 06795, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev'd John Trumbull (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers of 1776 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Watertown (approx. half a mile away); Memorial to Our Sons and Daughters Who Served Their Country in the World War 1914-1918
Michael Dayton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
2. Michael Dayton Marker
Michael Dayton's gravestone is on the left. Both stones are extremely weathered and mostly unreadable.
(approx. half a mile away); Watertown Killed in Action Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marion A. Munson Memorial Park (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Michael Dayton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
3. Michael Dayton Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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