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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Coventry, Rhode Island

 
Clickable Map of Kent 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 Kent County, RI (21) Bristol County, RI (62) Newport County, RI (172) Providence County, RI (332) Washington County, RI (78) New London County, CT (421) Windham County, CT (94)  KentCounty(21) Kent County (21)  BristolCounty(62) Bristol County (62)  NewportCounty(172) Newport County (172)  ProvidenceCounty(332) Providence County (332)  WashingtonCounty(78) Washington County (78)  NewLondonCountyConnecticut(421) New London County (421)  WindhamCounty(94) Windham County (94)
East Greenwich is the county seat for Kent County
Coventry is in Kent County
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ADJACENT TO KENT COUNTY
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      Washington County (78)  
      New London County, Connecticut (421)  
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1 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry — Coventry War Memorial
Dedicated to the citizens of the Town of Coventry who made the supreme sacrifice serving their Country • • • Erected by the Coventry Garden Club May 30, 1949Map (db m152527) WM
2 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry — 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 Boston awakened to discover two effigies of British official hanging from the branches of a towering elm in . . . Map (db m83422) HM
3 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry — 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 Stamp . . . Map (db m152526) HM
4 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry — Major Edouard J. Jacques
In Memory of Major Edouard J. Jacques For his dedicated service to the United States of America having received the Distinguished Flying Cross from the 8th Army Air Force during WWII (1944-1945), the R.I. Star, & for his dedicated service to the . . . Map (db m152528) HM WM
5 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry — Nathanael Greene
Of the generals of the American Revolution, second only to Washington. Built this house in 1770 and lived in it as a private. He joined the army at Cambridge in 1775.Map (db m83586) HM
6 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry — Nathanael Greene Memorial
Coventry High School and the National Student Council honor Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene Rhode Island           Delaware New Hampshire           Maryland Massachusetts           Virginia New York           North Carolina Connecticut           . . . Map (db m83411) HM
7 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry — The General Nathanael Greene Homestead
Homestead OverviewIn 1770, this house was built by 27 year-old Quaker and iron-master, Nathanael Greene. The building is a well-preserved 18th Century structure of simple, yet refined design. The iron forge, which was located on the Pawtuxet . . . Map (db m83326) HM
8 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry — The Nathanael Greene Homestead Cemetery
Cemetery HistoryThe first Greene family interment occurred in 1786 with the death of Miss Margaret Greene, daughter of Jacob (General Greene’s brother) and Margaret Greene. There are seventeen identified interments in the cemetery and four . . . Map (db m83400) HM
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9 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry — Waterman Tavern — National Register of Historic Places - 1974 —
Used as Headquarters for the French Troops on their march to and from Yorktown 1781-1782 Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene Gen. Lafayette Gen. Rochambeau RI Commemorative Committee for Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene Coventry . . . Map (db m189625) HM
10 Rhode Island, Kent County, Coventry, Greene — Summit
The village of Summit was called Perry’s Hollow in the 18th century. Located on a ridge between the Flat River and the Moosup River Watersheds, the name “Summit” signified a high point along the adjacent railroad line. Summit developed when the . . . Map (db m107453) HM
 
 
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Apr. 19, 2024