French Aid Memorial - Newport, RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon
N 41° 28.610 W 071° 19.284
19T E 306173 N 4594293
Quick Description: A memorial dedicated to the landing of the French during the Revolutionary War.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 9/26/2008 6:31:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM4T0T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 36

Long Description:
This memorial is dedicated to French General Rochambeau and marks near where the French landed to help the United States.

The monument states:
NEAR THIS SITE
THE FRENCH ARMY OF 6000 MEN
LED BY GENERAL ROCHAMBEAU
OVR ALLIES
IN THE WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE
FIRST SET FOOT UPON AMERICAN SOIL
JULY XIII 1780
Type of Memorial: Multiple Elements

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