Near Charlestown in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
General Joseph Stanton Monument
State of Rhode Island
In Memory of
General Joseph Stanton Jr.
First U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
Under the Constitution from
1790 to 1793
U.S. Representative from
1801 to 1807
Born July 19, 1739
Died December 15, 1821
Text on the Back (South) Side of the Monument:
Herbert E. Lewis Chairman
George T. Cranston
Millard F. Tucker Secretary
Erected by State of Rhode Island.
Location. 41° 21.313′ N, 71° 42.766′ W. Marker is near Charlestown, Rhode Island, in Washington County. Marker is on Old Post Road near Post Road (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The monument is located at the western end of a small and narrow strip of land that is situated between the Old Post Road and the Post Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5153 Old Post Road, Charlestown RI 02813, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Grumman F6F-5N Hellcat Crash Charlestown Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Samuel Ward Birthplace Site (approx. 3 miles away); Fort Ninigret (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fort Ninigret Marker (approx. 4 miles away); Seventh Day Baptist Minister's Monument (approx. 5.4 miles away); 7th Day Baptist Churches of Hopkinton and Westerly (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlestown.
More about this marker. According to Wikipedia, "there is a monument to Stanton on US Route 1 in Charlestown, Rhode Island, in front of his birthplace, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places."
Also see . . .
1. Joseph Stanton, Jr. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 4, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Joseph Stanton House/Wilcox Tavern and General Stanton Monument. This is a link to information provided by the United States Department of the Interior, the National Park Service, (Submitted on September 4, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 3, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.