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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Charlestown, Rhode Island

 
Clickable Map of Washington County, Rhode Island and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Washington County, RI (78) Kent County, RI (21) Newport County, RI (172) New London County, CT (421) Suffolk County, NY (495)  WashingtonCounty(78) Washington County (78)  KentCounty(21) Kent County (21)  NewportCounty(172) Newport County (172)  NewLondonCountyConnecticut(421) New London County (421)  SuffolkCountyNew York(495) Suffolk County (495)
South Kingstown is the county seat for Washington County
Charlestown is in Washington County
      Washington County (78)  
ADJACENT TO WASHINGTON COUNTY
      Kent County (21)  
      Newport County (172)  
      New London County, Connecticut (421)  
      Suffolk County, New York (495)  
 
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1 Rhode Island, Washington County, Charlestown — Charlestown Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Memorial-1943- “Charlietown” -1973-
In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in the recent wars of the United States Thru these portals pass the hottest pilots in the world Map (db m114952) WM
2 Rhode Island, Washington County, Charlestown — Fort Ninigret
. . . Map (db m31372) HM
3 Rhode Island, Washington County, Charlestown — Fort Ninigret Marker
South of this spot is located Fort Ninigret marked by the State of Rhode Island as a memorial of the Narragansett and Niantic Indians. The unwavering friends and allies of our fathers.Map (db m31988) HM
4 Rhode Island, Washington County, Charlestown — General Joseph Stanton Monument
Text on the Front (North) Side of the Monument: Erected by the State of Rhode Island In Memory of General Joseph Stanton Jr. First U.S. Senator from Rhode Island Under the Constitution from . . . Map (db m88151)
5 Rhode Island, Washington County, Charlestown — Grumman F6F-5N Hellcat Crash
U.S. Navy NAAF Charlestown, R.I. On Friday, March 2, 1945 at 2215 hours, Grumman F6F-5N Hellcat Buno 71418 crashed shortly after takeoff from runway 22, where it exploded and burned on the ice-covered waters 500 Ft off . . . Map (db m114948) HM
6 Rhode Island, Washington County, Charlestown — Liberty Tree Memorial
This American Liberty Elm was named after "The Liberty Tree: Our Country's first Symbol of Freedom." On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the hated . . . Map (db m114946) HM
7 Rhode Island, Washington County, Charlestown, West Kingston — The Great Swamp Fight19 December 1675
Attacked within their fort upon this island the Narragansett Indians made their last stand in King Philip's War and were crushed by the united forces of the Massachusetts Connecticut and Plymouth Colonies in the “Great Swamp Fight” . . . Map (db m22879) HM
 
 
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Apr. 20, 2024