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Little Compton in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Col. Benjamin Church

 
 
Col. Benjamin Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, February 1, 2012
1. Col. Benjamin Church Marker
Inscription. This Tablet erected by the Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars in recognition of the exceptional services rendered by Col. Benjamin Church His fearless leadership and effective command during King Philip's war 1675-1676
 
Erected by Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars.
 
Location. 41° 30.575′ N, 71° 10.293′ W. Marker is in Little Compton, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is on Commons St. Touch for map. Marker is in Old Commons Burial Ground. Marker is in this post office area: Little Compton RI 02837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rhode Island Red (approx. 3.8 miles away); Legend of the Turnips (approx. 5 miles away in Massachusetts); Green End Fort (approx. 6.3 miles away); Prescott’s Headquarters (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Breakers (approx. 7.1 miles away); Touro Synagogue (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named Touro Synagogue (approx. 7.4 miles away); Gideon Cornell House (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Col. Benjamin Church. Col. Church is also credited as being the father of the US ARMY Rangers.
 
Also see . . .
Col. Benjamin Church Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, February 1, 2012
2. Col. Benjamin Church Tomb
 Benjamin Church - Find A Grave. (Submitted on February 11, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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