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

Redding Citizens

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2013
1. Redding Citizens Marker
Inscription.
In memory of the Redding citizens captured nearby April 26, 1777 & imprisoned in New York for ransom by British General William Tryon & his invading army.

Russell Bartlett • Stephen Betts + • Daniel Chapman * • Thomas Couch • David Fairchild • Ezekial Fairchild * • Jabez Frost • Daniel Meeker • Timothy Parsons • Jonas Platt • James Rogers + • Jeremiah Sanford * • Oliver Sanford • Nathaniel Squire

* Died Imprisoned           + Selectman

and
Ned
A Redding slave whose ultimate freedom came by
an enemy office’s sword at Danbury

Dedicated April 27, 2002

 
Erected 2002.
 
Location. 41° 18.841′ N, 73° 21.047′ W. Marker is in Redding, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Black Rock Turnpike (Connecticut Route 58) and Cross Highway, on the left when traveling north on Black Rock Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of Christ Episcopal Church. Marker is in this post office area: Redding CT 06896, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Church of Christ Congregational (approx. 1.6 miles away); Town of Redding World War I Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles
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By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2013
2. Redding Citizens Marker
away); The Hill Academy (approx. 1.7 miles away); Redding (approx. 1.7 miles away); Guard House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Winter Quarters of Putnam’s Division (approx. 2.2 miles away); Unknown Heroes (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Read, Gentleman (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redding.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
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By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2013
3. Redding Citizens Marker
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By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2013
4. Marker in Redding
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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