Nathan Hale Homestead
Posted by: KDubs
N 41° 45.897 W 072° 20.781
18T E 720584 N 4627083
Quick Description: Homestead of Nathan Hale, who was considered America's first spy during the Revolutionary War
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 9/27/2009 5:09:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM7AEN
The Nathan Hale Homestead was the home of the family of State Hero, Nathan Hale. Constructed in 1776, the current house is the second dwelling built on the property. Nathan’s father, Richard Hale, was a prosperous livestock farmer and built the house for his large family. Ardent patriots, six of Richard’s eight sons served in the patriot army. One son, Capt. Nathan Hale was caught and hanged as a spy at age 21 by the British in September of 1776. He is famous for his alleged last words, “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” Following the American Revolution, three Hale sons died from wounds received in the war. Their widows and children moved to the family homestead, so that an average of 12-20 people lived in the house at any one time.
Link to the Homestead: [Web Link]
Structure Type: Log Cabin
History if no Link: Not listed
Additional Parking or Point of Interest: Not Listed
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