Rochambeau (HMWDH)

Location: Newport, RI 02840 Newport County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 28.613', W 71° 19.299'

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On June eighteenth, 1781, General Rochambeau left Newport with his army to join the American forces on the Hudson, and on August nineteenth, 1781, the combined armies under command of General Washington began their victorious march to Yorktown.
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This tablet presented by
Forsyth - Wickes

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To Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur Count de Rochambeau Marshal of France 1725 - 1807, Commander-in-Chief of the French Army at the siege of Yorktown - October 6th, 1781

Presented to the City of Newport by
Kingsley Macomber - Paris, France
Dedicated July 13th, 1934
Mortimer A. Sullivan - Mayor ? City of Newport
Willing Spencer - Chairman, Dedication Committee
Rededicated on this site July 4th, 1940
Hon. Perry Belmont - Chairman
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1934
Placed ByKingsley Macomber – Paris, France
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 7:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 306153 N 4594299
Decimal Degrees41.47688333, -71.32165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 28.613', W 71° 19.299'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 28' 36.78" N, 71° 19' 17.94" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 125-143 Wellington Ave, Newport RI 02840, US
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