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

Rochambeau

 
 
Rochambeau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2011
1. Rochambeau Marker
Inscription.
In This Vicinity
French Troops Under
Rochambeau
Enroute From Yorktown
Encamped During October 1782
Erected by This State
and
The Cyrenius H. Booth
Library
Cooperating
Donated by the Anders Family

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 41° 24.729′ N, 73° 18.48′ W. Marker is in Newtown, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 25) and Church Hill Road (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of the Cyrenius H. Booth Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cyrenius H. Booth Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Newtown Meeting House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newtown (approx. mile away); Rev. John Beach, A.M. (approx. mile away); In Commemoration (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Rochambeau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2011
2. Rochambeau Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Newtown Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Where Rochambeau Crossed the Housatonic River (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 759 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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