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Patriots of New Haven Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 9, 2010
1. Patriots of New Haven Memorial
Inscription.
This Memorial
Commemorates
The Determined Resistance
Near This Spot
Of The Patriots of New Haven
Against The British Invasion
Under Maj. Gen. Tryon of New York
July 5, 1779

 
Location. 41° 16.228′ N, 72° 54.343′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Woodward Avenue and Pope Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in Black Rock Fort. Marker is in this post office area: East Haven CT 06512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Rock Fort (a few steps from this marker); Society of The Cincinnati Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Oyster Industry in New Haven (about 500 feet away); In Honor of Captain Nathan Hale (about 700 feet away); Fort Nathan Hale (approx. mile away); In Memory of George Pardee (approx. 0.6 miles away); East Shore Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. They pertain to the British invasion of New Haven, July 5, 1779
 
Also see . . .
Patriots of New Haven Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 9, 2010
2. Patriots of New Haven Memorial

1. Fort Nathan Hale. (Submitted on September 14, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Fort Nathan Hale on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 14, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Patriots of New Haven Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 9, 2010
3. Patriots of New Haven Memorial
Beyond the fort is New Haven Harbor and Long Island Sound.
Black Rock Fort image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 9, 2010
4. Black Rock Fort
Here on July 5, 1779, eighteen men under Lieutenant Daniel Bishop stood in defense of New Haven against a British fleet commanded by Commodore Sir George Collier and land forces commanded by Major General William Tryon. When ammunition ran out the Patriots spiked their guns and withdrew.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 727 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 14, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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