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By Michael Herrick, April 2, 2010
Middlebury Veterans Memorial and Middlebury Town Hall
Connecticut (New Haven County), Middlebury — Middlebury Veterans Memorial
Middlebury Honors Those Who Have Served In The Wars Of Their Country French – Indian War Abner Munson Revolutionary War David Abbott, Benjamin Bemont, Aaron Benedict, Enos Benham, Samuel Benham, Edward Blackman, Michael Bowers, . . . — Map (db m29503) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Middlebury — Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82
In this vicinity French Troops under Rochambeau enroute to Yorktown encamped during June 1781 Erected by the state and Mattatuck Branch, Sons Amer. Rev. Cooperating — Map (db m19690) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — A Connecticut Minuteman’s Homestead
A Connecticut Minuteman’s Homestead At 139 North Street lived Revolutionary War “Minuteman” John Downs (1745 – 1819). A “minuteman” was a patriot who, with the local militia, would respond quickly to an alarm. With . . . — Map (db m56917) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Liberty Rock
History of Liberty Rock Liberty Rock as we call it today was one known as “Hog Rock”. With a little imagination, the rock appears to be in the shape of a hog. Somewhere in the rock can be found the imprint of a hog’s foot. The . . . — Map (db m26308) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Prisoners of the American Revolution
Across this harbor, on January 1, 1777, a British ship flying a flag of truce, put ashore 200 American Revolutionary War prisoners, all desperately ill with smallpox. The people of Milford made accomodations to shelter them, using the town hall as . . . — Map (db m80398) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Beacon Hill
On this spot a signal beacon was established in 1775 and about this hill American patriots bravely resisted a large force of invading British troops July 5, 1779 To honor the deeds of the Fathers Rising above the location of this sign . . . — Map (db m35735) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Black Rock Fort
Black Rock Fort Here on July 5, 1779, eighteen men under Lieutenant Daniel Bishop stood in defense of New Haven against a British fleet commanded by Commodore Sir George Collier and land forces commanded by Major General William Tryon. When . . . — Map (db m35730) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Defenders' Monument
Here July 5, 1779 citizens of New Haven with cannon prevented an invading British Army from crossing West River and thereby saved the town from destruction — Map (db m17289) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — deLauzun Encampment
. . . — Map (db m35311) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Fort Nathan HaleBlack Rock Fort
Fort Nathan Hale Black Rock Fort Entered the National Register of Historic Places October 28, 1970 — Map (db m35726) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Fort Wooster ParkThe Quinnipiac Tribe
Fort Wooster Park Sacred grounds of the Quinnipiac Indians and one of the earliest reservations in the New World Battle site of the American patriots against the British forces during the invasion of New Haven on July 5, 1779 Location of a . . . — Map (db m35538) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — In Honor of Captain Nathan Hale
In Honor Of Captain Nathan Hale 1755 – 1776 Patriot – Soldier – Martyr I Only Regret That I Have But One Life To Lose For My Country — Map (db m35727) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Nathan Hale
[ front ] Nathan Hale 1755 – 1776 Class of 1773 [ back ] A Gift to Yale College By Graduates and Friends Anno Domini MCMXIV [ inscribed around the bronze base of the statue ] I Only Regret That I . . . — Map (db m34840) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Near This Spot
. . . — Map (db m28098) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Patriots of New Haven Memorial
This Memorial Commemorates The Determined Resistance Near This Spot Of The Patriots of New Haven Against The British Invasion Under Maj. Gen. Tryon of New York July 5, 1779 — Map (db m35734) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Society of The Cincinnati Memorial
Erected By The Society of The Cincinnati In the State of Connecticut In Memory Of Captain Judah Alden • Captain Samuel Allyn • Captain Simeon Allyn • Ensign Daniel Avery • Lieutenant Eienezer Avery • Captain Elijah Avery • Captain Esisa Avery . . . — Map (db m35729) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Soldiers and Sailors Monument
[ inscription on the west face of the base ] Gettysburg • Port Hudson • Fort Fisher • 1861-1865 [ inscription on the east face of the base ] Bunker Hill • Bennington • Saratoga • 1775-1783 [ inscription on the south . . . — Map (db m34723) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Northford — Northford Veterans Monument
Erected In 1920 By The Society Of Northford In Honor Of Her Sons Who Answered Their Country's Call 1776 Revolutionary War 1783 Ambrose Baldwin • John Baldwin • Phineas Baldwin • Samuel Bartholomew • Dan Bartholomew • Jacob Bunnell • Nathaniel . . . — Map (db m35654) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Orange — Orange Veterans Monument
Amerigion Legion   Post 127 In Memory Of The Veterans Of The War of Independence War of 1812 Civil War Spanish American War World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War — Map (db m27723) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Prospect — Prospect Soldiers' Monument
[ West plaque ] Prospect 1906 To the Loyal Sons Of Prospect Who Served in the Wars Of Our Country “The noblest motive Is the public good.” [ South plaque ] Our World War Veterans Beers, Harry J. Berglund, Reuben . . . — Map (db m22519) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Seymour — Seymour Revolutionary War Memorial
1775 1783 Revolutionary War Baldwin, James • Baldwin, Jesse • Bassett, Abraham • Butler, Ezra • Canfield, Abiel • Canfield, Daniel • Chapman, Reuban • Foot, Ezra • Gillette, Jeremah • Holbrook, Abel • Holbrook, Daniel Col. • Holbrook, Daniel . . . — Map (db m27416) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Southbury — Rochambeau Route 1781-82
In 1781 and 1782 Jean Baptiste Count de Rochambeau and his French Troops marched by here enroute to and from Yorktown, Va. — Map (db m6429) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Southbury — Where Rochambeau Crossed the Housatonic River1781   *   1954
Near this point Le Comte de Rochambeau crossed the Housatonic River leading the French Army enroute to victory at Yorktown. — Map (db m6432) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Wallingford — Wallingford Revolutionary War Memorial
Dedicated to the Men Who Served The Town of Wallingford In The American Revolution — Map (db m30092) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Waterbury — Memorial To Two French Soldiers
1781   1914 This memorial was erected by Patriotic Citizens and Statesmen to commemorate two French Soldiers of Rochambeau's Army who volun- teered to fight for American Indepen- dence under Washington, enroute from Newport to . . . — Map (db m36024) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Waterbury — Revolutionary War Tercentennial Memorial
A Tercentennial Memorial to all American Revolutionary War soldiers buried in this cemetery — Map (db m23601) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Waterbury — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Waterbury, Middlebury, Southbury French General Jean Baptiste Donation de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 . . . — Map (db m36023) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — Adjutant William Campbell
Adjutant William Campbell Fell During The British Invasion Of New Haven July 5, 1779 Blessed Are The Merciful — Map (db m28283) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — Bradley Point Park
Bradley Point Park On July 5, 1779, British invasion forces under the command of Brigadier General Garth landed on this spot. Dedicated – July 5, 1984 City of West Haven Lawrence C. Minichino Mayor Plaque Donated By The Eve . . . — Map (db m27868) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — British Landing Site
At this historic spot, on July 5, 1779 during the American Revolution Brigadier General Garth, with his First Division landed with 1000 British soldiers and marched up Savin Avenue to the Green. Harriet C. North City Historian Donated by Lions . . . — Map (db m27955) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — West Haven Revolutionary War Memorial
In Memory Of These Men Of West Haven Who As Soldiers, Sailors And Patriots Served The Cause In The American Revolution 1775 – 1783 Silas Benham • David Clinton • David Johnson • Agrippa Smith • Alling Smith • Chauncey Smith • Thaddeus . . . — Map (db m27971) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Wolcott — Kenea Soldiers Monument
Presented to The Town of Wolcott by Leverett Dwight Kenea In Memory of the Soldiers Who Fought In The War of the Revolution The War of 1812 and The Civil War A.D. 1916 — Map (db m22369) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Revolutionary War & War of 1812 Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812 era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty . . . — Map (db m101736) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Revolutionary Soldiers of Ancient Pachaug
To the Memory of The Revolutionary Soldiers Of Ancient Pachaug Who Gave Their Lives to Establish a Free and Independent Country Dulce et decorum est pro patris mori (It is sweet and fitting to die for your country) Solomon Coit · . . . — Map (db m140775) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Col. William Ledyard
On this spot Col. William Ledyard fell by his own sword in the hands of a British officer to whom he had surrendered in the massacre of Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781. — Map (db m18048) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Covered Way
A pathway between the fort and the lower battery where soldiers using it were under cover from enemy gunfire. — Map (db m19053) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Death of Major William Montgomery
The death of Major William Montgomery while leading the British attack on the Fort at this point. Sept. 6th 1781 — Map (db m18049) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Defenders of Fort Griswold • Sept • 6th 1781 •
British Officer - “Who commands this fort ” Colonel Ledyard – “I did sir, but you do now ” Killed – Lieut. Col. William Ledyard, Commanding Capt. Elijah Avery • Capt. Elisha Avery • Lieut. . . . — Map (db m19584) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Groton
As part of New London Plantation, Groton was settled in 1646 by John Winthrop, the younger, and a band of Puritans from Massachusetts. The town separated from New London in 1705, and was named for the Winthrop manor in England. One of the last . . . — Map (db m66439) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Groton Battle Monument
The monument was erected under the patronage of the State of Connecticut, A. D. 1830, and in the 55th year of the Independence of the U. S. A. in memory of the brave Patriots, who fell in the Massacre at Fort Griswold, near this spot, on the 6th of . . . — Map (db m18050) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Patriot Prisoners
In honor of the 38 Patriots who were carried as prisoners in boats to New York from this shore after the Battle of Groton Heights September 6, 1781 — Map (db m18053) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House
Shelterwas afforded our wounded and dying soldiers within this house after the massacre at Ft. Griswold Sept. 6, 1781 Moved in 1971 to Ft. Griswold State Battlefield Park — Map (db m19050) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — The Battle of Groton HeightsStabilization and Preservation of Fort Griswold — Phase 1 —
On the morning of September 6, 1781, a British fleet under the command of former American general Benedict Arnold appeared at the mouth of the Thames River. Arnold’s mission was to destroy American privateers in New London and to capture military . . . — Map (db m19038) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — The Construction of Fort GriswoldStabilization and Preservation of Fort Griswold — Phase 1 —
In November 1775, Colonel Jedeiah Elderkin was directed by the Governor and the Council of Safety “to view the circumstances of the harbor at New London and neighboring places, and consider of the most proper place and manner of fortifying the . . . — Map (db m19041) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Ye Ebenezer Avery House
Shelter was afforded our wounded & dying soldiers within this house, after the massacre at Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781. — Map (db m19046) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Lebanon Revolutionary War Patriots
. . . — Map (db m99045) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Site of Lebanon War Office
Original Site of Governor Jonathan Trumbull's Lebanon War Office Built Prior to 1727, Moved 1824 and 1844 Erected by Connecticut Society Sons of the American Revolution 1932 — Map (db m140304) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — The War Office
The War Office (Across the Green) Here Were Directed The State’s Activities In the Revolution — Map (db m99046) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — War Office
Lebanon, Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull’s War Office Headquarters of the Connecticut Council of Safety During The War of the American Revolution Erected by the Connecticut George Washington Bi-Centennial Commission October 8, . . . — Map (db m99042) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Winter Encampment in Lebanon French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After . . . — Map (db m99041) WM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — American Revolution
The first shots of the American Revolution were fired in Massachusetts in April of 1775, more than a year before the thirteen colonies declared their independence. Connecticut needed fortifications to defend the colony from British attack, and in . . . — Map (db m48280) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Jonathan Brooks Tomb   1786
In memory of Jonathan Brooks 1768 – 1848 A boy patriot of the American Revolution — Map (db m54084) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Nathan Hale
Born in Coventry Connecticut June 6, 1755 A schoolmaster in New London, A captain in the Continental Army who “resign’d his life a sacrifice to his country’s Liberty at New York Sept. 22d 1776” “I only regret that I have but one . . . — Map (db m48203) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Nathan HaleSchoolteacher & Spy from Connecticut
A Yale graduate, Hale began teaching here in the Union School House in 1774. He taught all ages and levels of boys at the same time. A progressive teacher for his day, Hale openly rewarded success in the classroom. He also believed in teaching . . . — Map (db m48320) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Revolutionary New LondonThe Fight for Liberty
When the “Lexington Alarm” was sounded in April 1775, three militia companies from New London and surrounding towns responded immediately. Within a month, six new regiments were formed with two New London companies participating in the . . . — Map (db m48318) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Revolutionary War PrivateeringLed to Benedict Arnold’s Attack
When the colonies chose revolution, the Continental Congress appointed Nathaniel Shaw to be in charge of Connecticut’s Navy. That navy consisted largely of privateers, privately-owned armed vessels, licensed to attack British shipping. Privateers . . . — Map (db m48319) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Shaw MansionHempstead Historic Neighborhood
Nathaniel Shaw came to New London around 1730 to take advantage of the town’s increasing maritime opportunities. He and his son, Nathaniel Jr. became successful merchants. In 1756 the older Shaw began building this mansion. Despite the abundance . . . — Map (db m48192) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Shaw Mansion
Built 1756 by Captain Nathaniel Shaw, Senior •       •       • Continental, Colonial and State Naval Office of Nathaniel Shaw, Junior New London, Connecticut During the War of the American Revolution. He was appointed Naval Agent by the Continental . . . — Map (db m48205) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Benedict Arnold
          Benedict Arnold was born here in January 1741. He and a younger sister, Hannah, were the only survivors of eleven children. The original family home no longer exists.           As a young man of 14, he served an apprenticeship as a . . . — Map (db m83323) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Downer-Doane Park
Downer-Doane Park Homesite of Dr. Joshua & Dr. Avery Downer Revolutionary War Surgeons also of William Howard Doane Hymn Writer — Map (db m140818) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Gen. Samuel Mott’s Home
Site of Gen. Samuel Mott’s Home b. 1737 — d. 1813 Served in Revolutionary War, Surveyor, Justice of Peace — Map (db m140819) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — John W. Richmond
East Face When Rhode Island by her legislation frm 1844 to 1850, Repudiated her Revolutionary Debt. Dr. Richmond removed from that State to this Borough and selected this as his Family Burial Place unwilling that the remains of himself . . . — Map (db m30982) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteBolton
Bolton French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces Arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, . . . — Map (db m140691) HM WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Captain Nathan Hale
Captain Nathan Hale June 6, 1755 - September 22, 1776 “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my Country” — Map (db m140697) HM WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Captain Nathan Hale Monument
Captain Nathan Hale 1776 Born at Coventry June 6, 1755 I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country Died at New York Sep 22, 1776 — Map (db m12219) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry Veterans Memorial
In Grateful Memory Of those men of Coventry who gave themselves unreservedly in the hour of their country’s need Among them was Nathan Hale all might have echoed his immortal words “I only regret that I have but one life . . . — Map (db m140941) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — French Army Memorial
1781 This memorial was erected by the citizens of Coventry to pay tribute to the valor of General Rochambeau and the soldiers of his French Army who fought for American Independence. Seven of those courageous soldiers died while on . . . — Map (db m140779) HM WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Brooklyn — Israel Putnam
In the field behind this stone after the close of the French and Indian Wars, returning from many expeditions to Ticonderoga, Fort Edward, Quebec, Montreal, Havana, Detroit, and New Orleans, lived Col. Israel Putnam. Here with his wife . . . — Map (db m93633) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Brooklyn — Israel Putnam Monument
Sacred be this monument to the memory of Israel Putnam, Esq. Senior Major General in the Armies of the United States of America, who was born at Salem, in the Province of Massachusetts, on the 7th day of January, A.D. 1718 And . . . — Map (db m123942) HM WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Eastford — Eastford Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to Eastford Military Veterans In recognition of an appreciation For their service to the United States of America. This monument funded by the family of Charles S. Bowen, Sr., native son, veteran, and patriot. Dedicated . . . — Map (db m122612) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Pomfret — In Honor of the Men of Pomfret
In Honor of The Men of Pomfret Who served their Country in its struggles for Liberty, Justice and Humanity 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 1812 War of 1812 1814 1848 War with Mexico 1848 1961 Civil War 1865 1898 Spanish . . . — Map (db m133602) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Scotland — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteEastern Connecticut
Eastern Connecticut French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces Arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in . . . — Map (db m140334) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Sterling — Rochambeau Encampment
In this Vicinity French Troops Under Rochambeau Enroute from Yorktown Encamped During November 1782 Erected by the State and Deborah Avery Putnam Chap. D.A.R. Cooperating — Map (db m140728) HM WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Thompson — Thompson Revolutionary War Memorial
In Memoriam Soldiers of The Revolutionary War Who rest in this yard

William Alton · Issachar Bates · Aaron Bixby · Bryant Brown · Gardner Bartholomew · Elijah Carpenter · Jonathan Copeland · Capt. Stephen Crosby · Elijah Crosby · Lieut. . . . — Map (db m127076) HM WM

Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — South WoodstockWoodstock Tercentenary (1686 - 1986)
Front The industry of northeastern Connecticut had its earliest beginnings in this area, Soon after arriving in 1686 the early settlers built a sawmill on a small brook running into the “Great Lake.” Later several . . . — Map (db m123797) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Town of Woodstock War Memorial I
(front) In honor of those who served their Country in its struggles for liberty, justice and humanity 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 1812 War of 1812 1814 1846 War with Mexico 1848 1861 Civil War 1865 1898 Spanish America . . . — Map (db m123854) WM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Battles and Engagements of the Delaware Regiment
Battles around New York City and Environs, 1776-1779 1. Long Island, August 27, 1776 2. Throg's Neck, October 12-18, 1776 3. Mamaroneck Raid, October 22, 1776 4. White Plains, October 28, 1776 5. Retreat across New Jersey, . . . — Map (db m39713) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — KC-53 — Byfield
Near this site stood the boyhood home of Caesar Rodney, signer of the Declaration of Independence, Brigadier General of the State's militia (1775-1778), and President (Governor) of Delaware (1778-1781). Byfield was originally settled in the early . . . — Map (db m75835) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Colonel John Haslet
Presbyterian minister, later practiced medicine, Member of Colonial Assembly, Member of Council of Safety, 1775. Commanded First Delaware Militia Regiment. This regiment, reviewed in Dover, later joined Washington’s army and fought in Battles of . . . — Map (db m4716) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Dover Light InfantryKent County, Delaware Militia — 1776-1777 —
The Light Infantry Company of Dover, a part of the 1st Battalion of Kent County, mustered in on 2 April 1776. Each militia volunteer was uniformly armed, equipped, and wore a standard military coat of green faced with red lapels, cuffs, and . . . — Map (db m39576) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Home of John Dickinson
"The Penman of the Revolution." Member of Delaware colonial and state assemblies. Member of Continental Congress, Annapolis Convention, and Philadelphia Federal Constitutional Convention. Signer for Delaware of Articles of Confederation and Federal . . . — Map (db m39583) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Liberty Bell ReproductionDedicated to You, a Free Citizen in a Free Land
Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land, this reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of Delaware by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder, Secretary of the Treasury.

As the inspirational symbol of the United . . . — Map (db m42759) HM

Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Revolutionary War Patriot John Banning
Born in 1740 in Dover, Kent Co., DE Died Feb, 15, 1791 in Dover, Kent Co., DE Justice of the Peace Member of Joint Committee of Accounts, Committee of Correspondence, Council of Safety, and General Assembly. — Map (db m42754) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The Bayonets of the Revolution
The Delaware Regiment fought in nearly every campaign of the American Revolution.

For a small state, Delaware's soldiers played a large role in the Revolution. Answering Congress' call, Delaware raised a regiment of 500-600 men by the summer . . . — Map (db m39712) HM

Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The Delaware Continentals
Liberty and Independence — Map (db m42671) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The Delaware Line
To commemorate and also preserve to posterity the undying fame of the patriotism and valor of the officers and soldiers of the Delaware Line who, in May 1780 were reviewed on this green for the last time immediately prior to marching on their . . . — Map (db m3684) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The Delaware Regiment
On December 9, 1775, the Continental Congress resolved that a body of troops be raised in Delaware "for the defense of American liberty." Commanded by Colonel John Haslet, the Delaware Regiment consisted of more than 500 battle-ready troops when . . . — Map (db m67456) HM WM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — The GreenFirst State National Historical Park
William Penn established the town of Dover in 1683. As surveyed in 1717, the town featured three public squares including The Green. Surrounded by government buildings, shops, homes, and taverns, The Green became the heart of Dover. During the . . . — Map (db m131997) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Felton — Captain Jonathan Caldwell
This farm, formerly known as Burberry's Berry, was home of Captain Jonathan Caldwell of Colonel Haslet's Regiment in Revolution. Tradition says Delaware soldiers received name "Blue Hen's Chickens" from Caldwell's men having with tem game chickens, . . . — Map (db m39608) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Hartly — KC-97 — Cheney Clow's Rebellion
During the American Revolution many Delawareans remained loyal to the British Crown. In 1778 a group of Loyalists under the leadership of local resident Cheney Clow constructed a fort near this location. Concerned that they would march on Dover, a . . . — Map (db m39715) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Magnolia — KC-91 — Warner Mifflin1745 - 1798
A native of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Mifflin came to Delaware as a young man. Born into a slaveholding Quaker family, he manumitted his own slaves in 1774-75 and later became one of America's foremost abolitionists of the 18th century. As an elder . . . — Map (db m39456) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Smyrna — KC-60 — Home of Allen McLane
For many years this home was the property of Colonel Allen McLane, statesman and hero of the American Revolution.

Born in Philadelphia August 8, 1746, McLane had moved to Delaware by 1769. His military career began when he was . . . — Map (db m39028) HM

Delaware (New Castle County), Arden — Grubb Family Burying Ground

In 1677, John Grubb (1652-1708) came from Stoke Climsland, Cornwall and settled on the Delaware River at "Grubb's Landing." He was one of the first Englishmen in Delaware.

John and his wife Francis raised nine children: Emanuel Grubb . . . — Map (db m102482) HM

Delaware (New Castle County), Christiana — NC-52 — Samuel Patterson
Operated flour mill one-fourth mile south. Was captain in French and Indian War. In American Revolution was member of Boston Relief Committee, colonel of Delaware battalion of famous "Flying Camp," Brigadier General of Delaware militia and first . . . — Map (db m67210) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Hockessin — NC-198 — Hockessin Friends Meetinghouse
The Hockessin Friends Meeting has operated with an active membership and regular services, known as Meetings for Worship, since its founding. The Meeting is part of the larger Philadelphia Yearly Meeting faith community.

The expansion of the . . . — Map (db m92144) HM

Delaware (New Castle County), Hockessin — NCC-228 — The Daniel Nichols House
British General Sir William Howe embarked on a campaign to capture the city of Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War in 1777. While marching from Cooch’s Bridge to Kennett Square onward to the Battle of Brandywine Howe and his army passed . . . — Map (db m140068) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Middletown — NC-135 — Locust GroveHome of Governor Joshua Clayton
This home was once the residence of Joshua Clayton (1744-1798), an eminent physician and distinguished government leader in post-Revolutionary Delaware. After attending the University of Pennsylvania he established a successful local practice and . . . — Map (db m10699) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — George Read

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honorMap (db m102598) HM

Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — NC-A9 — Gunning Bedford House
Built about 1760. Home of Gunning Bedford, eleventh governor of Delaware. Born 1742. Lieut-Col. in Haslet's Delaware Regiment. Wounded in Battle of White Plains 1776. Presidential Elector 1788. Also home of Caleb P. Bennett, twenty-ninth governor of . . . — Map (db m25558) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — Revolutionary War Patriots in the Immanuel Churchyard

John Aicken • Archibald Alexander • Gov. Gunning Bedford John Bird • James Booth, Sr. • James Carter The Rev. Robert Clay • Thomas Clay • William Clay Dr. Mark Elliot • Stephen Gilbert • Isaac Grantham John Hall • William Hazlett • . . . — Map (db m102564) WM

Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-41 — American PositionBattle of Cooch's Bridge
On September 3, 1777, an American Light Infantry Corps composed of Continental soldiers from New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, with militia from Pennsylvania and Delaware, was stationed west of Christina Creek between Aikentown . . . — Map (db m14788) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-A7 — Battle of Cooch's Bridge
American light infantry and cavalry under General William Maxwell encountered advance guard of British and Hessian troops under Generals Howe, Cornwallis and Knyphausen in this vicinity September 3, 1777. American troops were expert marksmen drafted . . . — Map (db m9774) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-42 — British PositionBattle of Cooch's Bridge
On the morning of September 3, 1777, soldiers of the Hessian Field Jaeger Corps encountered American light infantry positioned in the woods and fields along this road, which led from Aikentown (Glasgow) to Cooch's Bridge. The Americans attacked the . . . — Map (db m57931) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware Militia
The federal government recognized the need for a militia. It is mentioned in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The 2nd Amendment states “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people . . . — Map (db m140138) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware Militia
The federal government recognized the need for a militia. It is mentioned in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The 2nd Amendment states “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people . . . — Map (db m140181) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware's Field of Valor
On 3 September 1777 an American light infantry corps under the command of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged British and Hessian forces here in the Battle of Cooch's Bridge. Maxwell's Corps was composed of soldiers from New Jersey, North . . . — Map (db m14789) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Exploring the Past of Pencader Hundred
Exploring the Past of Pencader Hundred (Headings only-the lower scrip is not legible) Welsh Tract Church, Milling, Development of Roads, Iron Production, New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad, C & D Canal, Revolutionary War, Native American . . . — Map (db m140189) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — French General Comte de Rochambeau and the French Army MemorialDedicated April 5th, 2014 W3R-US Historic Trail
(Center Plaque) “The memorial is dedicated to the memory of French General Comte de Rochambeau and the French Army who camped on the Cooch Farm in 1781. The combined French and American Armies were traveling to Yorktown, Virginia, for their . . . — Map (db m139915) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Germans & German-Americans in The American War of Independence1776-1783
(left side text) German-Americans Fight for Independence-John Adams’ letter of 6 July 1775 to James Warren provides a most vivid image of one of thousands of German-Americans willing and anxious to fight for American independence: A few . . . — Map (db m139910) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-115 — Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church
The first Presbyterian services in this area were conducted by Rev. John Wilson in 1706. Then pastor of New Castle Presbyterian Church, Rev. Wilson came every other Sunday to minister to the many residents of this area who had immigrated from . . . — Map (db m9979) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Hessian Soldiers Memorial
(Left plaque) This plaque is dedicated to the approximately 20 Hessian Soldiers who perished in these hallowed fields on September 3, 1777, and are buried here in unmarked graves. Hessian and British forces under Lord Cornwallis fought the Colonial . . . — Map (db m139924) HM WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Marquis de Lafayette
The great debt we owe the French people was repaid 136 years later during the First World War when the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France. On July 4, 1917, American troops marched through Paris, ending at the grave of Lafayette. At . . . — Map (db m140176) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Marquis de Lafayette
The great debt we owe the French people was repaid 136 years later during the First World War when the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France. On July 4, 1917, American troops marched through Paris, ending at the grave of Lafayette. At . . . — Map (db m140737) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-35 — Newark Academy
Founded at New London, Pennsylvania, in 1741 by Rev. Dr. Francis Alison, removed in 1752 to Cecil County, Md., and in 1767 to Newark. Chartered by Thomas and Richard Penn 1769. Closed from 1777 to 1780 on account of Revolutionary War. Merged with . . . — Map (db m9781) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Preserving the History of the Battlefield
The flagpole and flag were placed here to memorialize the commitment of the Coach family that has spent generations preserving the area of the Battlefield. (Inscription under the photo in the upper left) The Cooch family has resided at nearby . . . — Map (db m140141) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-34 — Robert Kirkwood, Jr.
Born in 1756, Robert Kirkwood, Jr. spent his youth on the family farm several miles north of Newark. Kirkwood eventually enrolled at the Newark Academy, later to become the University of Delaware. When the American Revolution began, Kirkwood was . . . — Map (db m47261) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Battle of Cooch’s Bridge
On 3 September 1777, approximately 800 Americans forming the “Special Corps” of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged several thousand Hessian and Anspack “Jagers” (light infantry) and British light infantry in the . . . — Map (db m139667) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Battle of Cooch's Bridge
On September 3, 1777 over 800 Americans forming the Light Infantry Corps of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged about 2,000 British Light Infantry and Hessian and Anspach "Jägers" (light infantry) in a series of skirmishes ending at . . . — Map (db m10055) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Battle of Cooch's Bridge
The text on this historical sign is: The Battle of Cooch’s Bridge On 3 September 1777, approximately 800 Americans forming the “Special Corps” of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged several thousand Hessian and Anspack . . . — Map (db m140073) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The March Through Pencader A Fight for Freedom
Philadelphia Campaign-Troop Maneuvers in Delaware and Maryland August 25-September 10, 1777 (as shown on the map) (Inscription in the lower right) The Philadelphia Campaign was so-named since the city was the British destination when they . . . — Map (db m140187) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-182 — The Philadelphia CampaignBattle of Cooch's Bridge
In August 1777, British forces under the command of General William Howe landed at the Head of Maryland's Elk River. Their goal was the capture of Philadelphia, the capital of the young republic. On September 3, advancing troops were engaged by an . . . — Map (db m14787) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Royal Deux-Ponts Memorial
The Royal Deux-Ponts was a German-speaking infantry regiment in the French Expeditionary Force under the Comte de Rochambeau. Rochambeau’s forces embarked from France in March 1780, and arrived in Newport, Rhode Island, in July. The regiment was . . . — Map (db m139927) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
A Victorious Allied Army Passed Here-1781 was a momentous year for the United States. A French Army, led by General Rochambeau, had arrived in Rhode Island in July 1780. By June 1781, it was ready to join the U.S. Continental Army against the . . . — Map (db m140088) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-53 — Washington's Reconnaissance
Generals Washington, Greene and Lafayette came to Iron Hill, August 26, 1777 in hope of viewing British army then landing along Elk River. Only a few tents could be seen. A heavy storm coming up, they spent the night in a nearby farm house. — Map (db m9778) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Your Gateway to Pencader HeritageExploring the Past
Left Column Welsh Tract Church William Penn granted a 30,000 acre tract of land to three Welshmen, (David Evans, William Davis, and William Willis) in 1701. They and their followers had left southern Wales in search of religious freedom. . . . — Map (db m10874) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Stanton — NC-50 — Hale-Byrnes HouseStanton, Delaware
George Washington's "General Staff Headquarters" on September 6, 1777. Here Generals Washington, Lafayette, Wayne, Maxwell, Sullivan, and Greene planned defense of Wilmington. House built circa 1750 by Samuel Hale. Owner 1776 - Daniel Byrnes - a . . . — Map (db m13555) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — "Sign of the Ship" Tavern
Site of famous tavern of Revolutionary days known as "The Sign of the Ship." John Marshall was then innkeeper. Officers of Continental Army were quartered here. Washington, Lafayette, Aaron Burr and Commodore Perry were among its distinguished . . . — Map (db m140394) HM WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — A French Legion Kept Watch HereWashington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
During the American Revolution Lauzun's Legion spent the winter and spring of 1782-1783 in Wilmington to help guard Philadelphia and Baltimore from British attack. The troops were housed in the Wilmington Academy, located where the Grand Opera House . . . — Map (db m130482) HM WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-A10 — Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church
Organized about the year 1769. Early meetings held in academy woods, Gilpin’s Wharf and Thelwell’s School. Church Built in 1789.

Dedicated to Bishop Francis Asbury. Here is buried Allen McLane, Lieutenant in Caesar Rodney’s Regiment 1779; Captain . . . — Map (db m92275) HM

Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-246 — Brandywine Village and the Road to Yorktown
On September 4-7, 1781, residents of Brandywine Village watched as thousands of American and French troops marched through their community along the King’s Highway on their way to Yorktown, Virginia. The combined forces, under the commands of . . . — Map (db m140593) HM WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Caesar Rodney Monument
This statue was dedicated in 1923 to commemorate Caesar Rodney's ride to Philadelphia, July 1-2, 1776. Despite ill health, Rodney rode through thunder and rain to cast the deciding vote in the Delaware delegation for independence. — Map (db m127806) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Delcastle
Near this site..."an eminence near McKennan's Church", the Continental forces took position against a British detachment encamped a half-mile away near Mill Town sent as a decoy, while the main body of the British army marched north to Kennett . . . — Map (db m94238) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-77 — First Presbyterian Church
This church originally stood at the corner of 10th and Market Streets and was the first Presbyterian church in the city. It was constructed in 1740, just after Wilmington received its charter from King George II. Following the Battle of the . . . — Map (db m13557) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — General Casimir Pulaski1747 – 1779 — Pulaski Park —
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Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-A4 — John Dickinson1732 - 1808
Nearby is grave of John Dickinson, Lawyer, Scholar, and Statesman. Member Colonial Assemblies of Delaware and Pennsylvania and Legislative Council of Delaware State. Delegate from Pennsylvania to Stamp Act Congress. Representative in Continental . . . — Map (db m129371) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-81 — John McKinlyPresident (Governor) of Delaware, 1777
Delaware's only known foreign-born governor, John McKinly emigrated from Northern Ireland to Wilmington in 1742, began a medical practice and became actively involved in Delaware politics. McKinly served as a member of the Colonial Assembly, . . . — Map (db m39575) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-A2 — Joseph Tatnall House
Built about 1760. Anthony Wayne's Headquarters 1777. General Washington, Lafayette, Wayne, and other officers met here to hold council and hear reports prior to the Battle of Brandywine. Later occupied by British. Joseph Tatnall owned and operated . . . — Map (db m92278) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Kosciuszko Park• Tadeusz Kosciuszko • — American Soldier • Polish Patriot —
In observance of the Nation’s Bicentennial, this park by resolution of the city council of Wilmington was named In Memory of Tadeusz Kosciuszko 1746 ~ 1817 Colonel, Army of the United States American Soldier Major General, . . . — Map (db m68371) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Major Peter Jaquett
Sacred to the memory of Major Peter Jaquett, a distinguished officer of the Revolution Army, who died at his residence, Long Hook Farm, near this city, September 13th, A.D. 1834, in the 80th year of his age, having been born on the 6th of . . . — Map (db m42647) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-76 — Meeting House 1816Religious Society of Friends
Grew from New-Wark Meeting established 1682. Present house is third in this vicinity. Friends School begun here in 1748 has operated continuously. Among 3,000 buried in yard are founders of Wilmington, John Dickinson, "Penman of the Revolution," and . . . — Map (db m10943) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-161 — The Delaware Continentals
On December 9, 1775, the Continental Congress resolved that a body of troops be raised in Delaware "for the defense of American liberty." Commanded by Colonel John Haslet, the Delaware Regiment consisted of more than 500 battle-ready troops when . . . — Map (db m128084) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-234 — The Tilton Mansion
The Tilton Mansion was constructed in 1802 by the nation’s first Army Surgeon General, Dr. James Tilton (1745-1822). Throughout his lifetime Tilton advocated for increased hospital sanitation and was the founder and first President of the Medical . . . — Map (db m140540) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Tilton Park — Named for Dr. James Tilton —
Tilton Park Named for Dr. James TiltonBorn in Kent County June 1, 1745. A combat officer and director of Military Hospitals during the American Revolution. While a member of the Continental Congress 1783 ~ 1785, He urged that the Capitol of . . . — Map (db m63184) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-225 — Washington Street Bridge
The Washington Street bridge, completed in 1921, was dedicated to the "sons of Delaware who joined forces of their country in The Great War" on Memorial Day, 1922. The 250 foot, open spandrel arch bridge serves as a lasting and rare example of . . . — Map (db m131164) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Dagsboro — SC-118 — Prince George's Chapel
Before the settlement of the boundary dispute between Delaware and Maryland, this area was considered to lie in Maryland. On July 5, 1755, responding to the request of members of the Church of England residing in the upper portion of Worcester . . . — Map (db m39556) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — S-68 — Nathaniel Mitchell(1752-1813)
This Federalist served as the governor of Delaware between 1805-1808. He was born in Laurel in 1752, attended Old Christ Church, and is buried in this churchyard. Mitchell was commissioned as adjutant of militia 1775, promoted captain in 1776, and . . . — Map (db m39779) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Nathaniel Mitchell
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Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — SC-204 — Home of Major Henry FisherHero of the American Revolution
A native and lifelong resident of this community, Henry Fisher (1735-1792) was one of Delaware's foremost leaders in the struggle for American Independence. His prominence as a skilled pilot and his firm support of the Patriot cause resulted in his . . . — Map (db m39377) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — Lewes
Here lived Ryves Holt, colonial chief justice; and four governors, David Hall, who commanded a Delaware regiment in the Revolution, Daniel Rodney and Caleb Rodney, sons of John Rodney, and Ebe W. Tunnell; also Colonel Henry Fisher, Revolutionary . . . — Map (db m19409) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Selbyville — John McCabePatriot of the American Revolution
Born in 1727, and a resident of this area by the 1750s, John McCabe was among the first to enlist when Delaware's Continental Regiment was reorganized in the winter of 1776-1777. An ardent supporter of Independence, he served throughout the war. . . . — Map (db m39501) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), American University Park — General Artemas Ward Monument1727–1800
Son of Massachusetts • Graduate of Harvard College • Judge and legislator • Delegate 1780–1781 to the Continental Congress • Soldier of three wars • First commander of patriot forces. — Map (db m48362) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Barney Circle — General Peterson Goodwyn
Commemorating The American Revolutionary Service of General Peterson Goodwyn General Peterson Goodwyn equipped his own company and was cited for gallantry at the battles of Smithfield and Great Bridge — member of the Virginia House . . . — Map (db m80692) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — 14 — Life on the ParkTour of Duty — Barracks Row Heritage Trail —
You are standing across from Marion Park, named for Francis Marion, the celebrated South Carolina state senator (1782-1790) who earned the moniker "Swamp Fox" for his brilliant stealth tactics against the British during the Revolutionary War. . . . — Map (db m130735) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Nathanael Greene Monument
(Inscription, south face of monument base:) Sacred to the memory of Nathanael Greene, Esquire, a native of the State of Rhode Island who died on the 19th of June 1786 - late Major General in the service of the U.S. . . . — Map (db m30771) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Cathedral Heights — The Nourse Farm
The Washington National Cathedral, standing majestically on the commanding heights of the city, was not the first religious institution on Mount Alban. Joseph Nourse, a Revolutionary War veteran who moved his family to the site in 1813, dreamed of . . . — Map (db m112153) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — Michael Kovats de Fabricy
“Fidelissimus Ad Mortem” Colonel Commandant Michael Kovats de Fabricy A Hungarian American Hero, who gave his life for Freedom in the Battle of Charleston in 1779 Sculptor Paul Takacs Executed in Bronze by Attila Dienes . . . — Map (db m79452) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 9 — Rosedale
The grand, 1,000 acre Rosedale Estate which was later subdivided to form Cleveland Park, was purchased by General Uriah Forrest, an aid-de-camp of General George Washington, who built a farmhouse in 1793. Between 1920-1959, the estate was owned by . . . — Map (db m112382) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — The Story of RosedaleFrom Colonial Farm to Village Green
The Rosedale farmhouse is said to be the oldest house surviving in Washington, DC. It was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The farmhouse is a private home. Please do not enter farmhouse grounds. . . . — Map (db m112385) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — "The First of Patriots - The Best of Men"National Mall and Memorial Parks — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Commodore John Barry (1745-1803) was born in County Wexford, Ireland, but by age 15 called Philadelphia, Pennsylvania home. He commanded several Continental Navy ships during the Revolutionary War and won decisive victories over the British. In . . . — Map (db m55504) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Alexander Hamilton Memorial
[ on the front (south face) of pedestal :] Alexander Hamilton 1757-1804 First Secretary of the Treasury Soldier, Orator, Statesman Champion of Constitutional Union, Representative Government and National Integrity . . . — Map (db m32740) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Baron von Steuben Memorial — Lafayette Square National Historic Landmark District —
[north face :] Erected by the Congress of the United States to Frederick William Aug- ustus Henry Ferdinand Baron von Steuben in grateful recognition of his services to the American people in their struggle for . . . — Map (db m32878) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — General Comte Jean de Rochambeau Memorial — Lafayette Square National Historic Landmark District —
[front, south face:] Rochambeau [back, north face:] "We have been contemporaries and fellow labourers in the cause of liberty, and we have lived together as brothers should do, in harmonious friendship," . . . — Map (db m32973) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — General Lafayette and his Compatriots — Lafayette Square National Historic Landmark District —
[north face:] To General Lafayette and his Compatriots 1777 - 1783 [south face:] By the Congress in commemoration of the services rendered by General Lafayette and his Compatriots during the struggle . . . — Map (db m32245) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — John Barry Memorial
John • Barry, Commodore • United States Navy Born County Wexford • Ireland • 1745 Died in Philadelphia • 1805 — Map (db m19533) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Kosciuszko
(Front):Kosciuszko Saratoga(Right): General Thaddeus Kosciuszko 1745-1817 Son of Poland (Left):Military Engineer In the American Revolution Fortified Saratoga and West Point (Back):"And freedom shrieked as Kosciuszko . . . — Map (db m19992) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Before the city built a bridgeDupont Circle — Diverse Visions | One Neighborhood —
Before the city built a bridge over Rock Creek at P St., this area was a favorite fording place. In fact, it was here that the Baltimore Light Dragoons and French units led by Lafayette, Count Rochambeau and Duc De Lauzan crossed Rock Creek . . . — Map (db m98789) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — John Witherspoon1722 Scotland – Princeton 1794
Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Presbyterian Minister. “For my own part, of property I have some reputation more that reputation staked. That property is pledged on the issue of this contest: and although these gray hairs . . . — Map (db m29499) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — The Society of the Cincinnati
The Society of the Cincinnati was founded in 1783 by the officers of the Continental Army to perpetuate their fellowship, preserve the memory of the Revolutionary War and promote the principles for which they had fought. The Society is named after . . . — Map (db m89464) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Federal Triangle — Nathan Hale"I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country."
Captain, Army of the United States Born at Coventry, Connecticut, June 6, 1755 In the performance of his duty, he resigned his life, a sacrifice to his country's liberty at New York, September 22, 1776 — Map (db m27241) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Bernardo de Gálvez Memorial(Count de Gálvez) — 1746 - 1786 —
"Bernardo de Gálvez the great Spanish soldier carried out a courageous campaign in lands bordering the lower Mississippi. This masterpiece of military strategy lightened the pressure of the English in the war against the American settlers who were . . . — Map (db m40957) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — George Washington
A photo-collage celebrating The George Washington University's Permanent Collection incorporates a selection of outdoor sculpture and paintings. GW has enhanced the pedestrian environment in and around the Foggy Bottom campus. Artists: Lenore . . . — Map (db m111948)
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — John Marshall1755 - 1835
Here lived for a time John Marshall 1755 - 1835 Officer in the Revolutionary War 1775 - 1781 Envoy to France 1797 - 1798 Secretary of War - 1800 Secretary of State - 1800 Chief Justice of the United States 1801 - 1835 . . . — Map (db m111747) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Marquis de Lafayette Hall
Dedicated in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), a hero of the American Revolution, defender of liberty, statesman, and good friend of George Washington. In 1777 the 20-year old Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis . . . — Map (db m95180) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — NSDAR Founders Memorial
The NSDAR was founded in Washington DC on October 11, 1890. On April 17, 1929, Grace L. H. Brosseau, President General, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, dedicated this memorial to the four founders of the NSDAR: Mary Desha, . . . — Map (db m50836) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Dumbarton HouseHeadquarters of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America — Georgetown Historic District —
The site was part of a tract called “The Rock of Dumbarton” patented 1703 by Ninian Beall. The house was probably started 1799 by Samuel Jackson. It was completed 1805 by Joseph Nourse, first Registrar of the Treasury. He sold the . . . — Map (db m95765) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — John Lutz
From 1804 to 1841 home of John Lutz Sergeant of General George Washington's guard at Valley Forge — Map (db m113649) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — The Last Home of Stephen Bloomer Balch, D.D.
This tablet marks the last home of Stephen Bloomer Balch, D.D. An officer in the Revolution 1747-1833 To the youth under his academic guidance he gave military training and led them in active service. For fifty years he was a leader in the . . . — Map (db m97760) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Holy Rood CemeteryEstablished 1832
Originally known as the Upper Graveyard, Holy Rood Cemetery was established by Holy Trinity Catholic Church in 1832. In 1853, the cemetery was expanded, and in the years following the Civil War improvements were made. A house was added for the . . . — Map (db m112149) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — The Georgetown Departed
Ahead on the hill is Holy Rood Cemetery, the first Catholic parish cemetery in Washington. Established by Georgetown's Holy Trinity Church in 1832, the cemetery contains the remains of more than 7,300 whites and African Americans, both enslaved and . . . — Map (db m113385) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Judiciary Square — John Marshall — John Marshall Park —
Site of the residence of John Marshall Chief Justice of the United States Plaque erected under the auspices of the Columbia Historical Society and the Bar Association of the District of Columbia. [Inscription on wall below the marker . . . — Map (db m58625) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski1748 - 1779
(Bronze Plaque):Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski 1748-1779The bronze equestrian statue of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, portrays the Revolutionary War hero in the uniform of a Polish cavalry commander. Born in Winiary, Poland on March . . . — Map (db m17615) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — 4 — George WashingtonSheridan Kalorama — Call Box Restoration Project —
Here is an elegant George Washington trotting on his handsome horse. Our first president never lived in the city that bears his name, but in the late 1700s you might have glimpsed Washington riding along the Post Road, a highway that connected . . . — Map (db m112624) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — 7 — Joel BarlowSheridan Kalorama — Call Box Restoration Project —
Joel Barlow (1754-1812) served in the American Revolution and was a businessman, diplomat and published poet. In 1796-97 he negotiated the release of Americans held for years by the Turkish regent of Algiers. Thomas Jefferson urged Barlow to settle . . . — Map (db m129820) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — Robert Emmet: Irish PatriotRock Creek Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
"I wished to procure for my country the guarantee which Washington procured for America" The centerpiece of this small park is a sculpture of Irish patriot Robert Emmet that serves as a tribute to how American democracy inspired the . . . — Map (db m112614) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — 13 — The LindensSheridan Kalorama — Call Box Restoration Project —
At 2401 Kalorama Road stands an elegant Georgian frame house, The Lindens. This is Washington's oldest house, yet it is not "of" the District. Built in 1754, in Danvers, Massachusetts, by Robert "King" Hooper a wealthy merchant, The Lindens once . . . — Map (db m112603) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — A Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of IndependenceA Gift From The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration — 1976 —
In Congress, July 4, 1776. Unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America. And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we . . . — Map (db m137039) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — John Paul Jones MemorialNational Mall & Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C. — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
"Every officer in our navy should know by heart the deeds of John Paul Jones," President Theodore Roosevelt. The American Revolution [Portrait of] John Paul Jones, 1747-1742 A bold captain--fearless even when facing the superior . . . — Map (db m17764) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — John Paul Jones Memorial
[North Face inscriptions - above and beneath Captain Jones' statue:] John Paul Jones 1747-1792 First to compel foreign man-of-war to strike colors to the Stars and Stripes. [South Face inscriptions - above and beneath a bas relief . . . — Map (db m19534) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Wakefield — John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg1746-1807
Serving His Church His Country His State

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District of Columbia (Washington), West End — Bernardo de Gálvez1746 - 1786
Lt. General and Governor of Louisiana Hero of the American Revolution Honorary Citizen of the U.S. — Map (db m140995) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), West Potomac Park — Defender of LibertyGeorge Mason Memorial, National Mall and Memorial Parks — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
“I ... looked forward to ... Independence, ... and will risque the last Penny of my Fortune and the last Drop of my Blood upon the Issue.” George Mason, 1778. George Mason belonged to the genteel Virginia . . . — Map (db m111346) HM
Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — F-583 — The Last Naval Battle of the American Revolutionary War
The last naval battle of the American Revolutionary War took place off the coast of Cape Canaveral on March 10, 1783. The fight began when three British ships sighted two Continental Navy ships, the Alliance commanded by Captain John Barry . . . — Map (db m94406) HM
Florida (Brevard County), Titusville — Liberty Tree
We descendants of the heroes of the American Revolution who, by their sacrifices established the United States of America …_ dedicate this Liberty Tree in their honor. — Map (db m113326) WM
Florida (Brevard County), Titusville — Old Glory
Top section of marker: Old Glory I Am The Star Spangled Banner..... Conceived In 1777 Out Of Love America Bore For Liberty And Honor. I Am The Memorial Of Countless Heroes Who Shed Their Blood To Preserve This . . . — Map (db m115280) WM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — F-827 — American Revolutionary War Battle of Thomas CreekMay 17, 1777
In May 1777, 400 soldiers from the Continental Army and 165 members of the Georgia militia organized in Sunbury, Georgia, just north of the Florida border for an expedition into British East Florida in retaliation for raids conducted by British . . . — Map (db m93071) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — F-842 — Sawpit Bluff Plantation
Side 1 Sawpit Bluff Plantation, located on Black Hammock Island, was built in the 1750s by Edmund Gray. The plantation was named for the sawpit excavated to accommodate the up and down motion of a vertical saw blade. The plantation house . . . — Map (db m92973) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Soldiers of the American Revolution Associated with Jacksonville’s History
General John McIntosh (c.) 1756-1826 was born in Darien Georgia. He assisted botanist William Bartram 1773-1774, and in 1774 they explored along the St. Johns River. His activities during the Revolutionary War included serving as a captain, . . . — Map (db m138114) HM
Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola — Battle of PensacolaMarch 9 to May 8, 1781
On March 9, 1781, Spanish General Bernardo de Galvez, with a fleet of some 30 ships, arrived opposite Pensacola Bay and within a day took Santa Rosa Island. On March 18, Galvez, in his ship Galveztown, sailed under the cannon of the Royal Navy . . . — Map (db m72252) HM
Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola — Jose Noriega
Born a nobleman in Spain about 1757, Noriega served his country with distinction in the Louisiana Infantry Regiment against the British at Baton Rouge, Mobile, and Pensacola between 1779 and 1781. His son Jose Noriega, born at Pensacola in 1788, . . . — Map (db m80047) HM
Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Lafayette Township Grant
This marker is on the western boundary line of the land selected by Major General the Marquis de Lafayette and granted by the United States Congress to him in 1825 in appreciation of his services during the Revolutionary War. The grant contains 36 . . . — Map (db m79528) HM

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