Little Compton in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Col. Benjamin Church
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); Cliff Walk (approx. 6.7 miles away); Prescott’s Headquarters (approx. 6.8 miles away); a different marker also named Cliff Walk (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Breakers (approx. 7.1 miles away); Newport Casino / International Tennis Hall of Fame (approx. 7.3 miles away).
Regarding Col. Benjamin Church. Col. Church is also credited as being the father of the US ARMY Rangers.
Also see . . . Benjamin Church - Find A Grave. (Submitted on February 11, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & 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 590 times since then and 19 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.