David Wooster Monument

David Wooster Monument (HMF9F)

Location: Danbury, CT 06810 Fairfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 24.171', W 73° 27.205'

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David Wooster
First Maj. Gen. of the Conn. Troops in the Army of the Revolution.
Brig. Gen. of the United Colonies.
Born at Stratford, Mar. 2, 1710-11.
Wounded at Ridgefield,
April 27, 1777,
while defending the liberties of
America,
and nobly died at Danbury, May 2, 1777.
Of his country Wooster said,
"My life has been ever devoted to
her service from my youth up. Though
never before in a cause like this -
A cause for which I would most cheerfully
risk, nay, lay down my life."
Details
HM NumberHMF9F
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Year Placed1854
Placed ByFree and Accepted Masons, Citizens of Danbury
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 11:23am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 629276 N 4584632
Decimal Degrees41.40285000, -73.45341667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 24.171', W 73° 27.205'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 24' 10.26" N, 73° 27' 12.30" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 59 Balmforth Ave, Danbury CT 06810, US
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