Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
This tablet presented by
Forsyth – Wickes
[ Right & Back Markers : ]
Presented to the City of Newport by
Kingsley Macomber – Paris, France
Dedicated July 13th, 1934
Mortimer A. Sullivan – Mayor City of Newport
Willing Spencer – Chairman, Dedication Committee
Rededicated on this site July 4th, 1940
Hon. Perry Belmont – Chairman
Erected 1934 by Kingsley Macomber – Paris, France.
Location. 41° 28.613′ N, 71° 19.299′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is on Wellington Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at the waterfront in Kings Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newport RI 02840, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Memorial to the French Fleet (a few steps from this marker); Newport Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Joseph M. Martin (approx. half a mile away); The Elms & Its Neighbors: The Battle for Historic Preservation (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old St. Mary’s Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Isaac Bell House & Its Neighbors: Progressive Architecture (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Adams (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Fort Adams (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
More about this marker. Monument consists of a statue of Rochambeau atop a granite pedestal.
Also see . . . Biography of Rochanbeau. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 627 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.