Militia Common

Militia Common (HMWEL)

Location: Newport, RI 02840 Newport County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 29.471', W 71° 18.82'

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c. 1700

This piece of land was given to the town of Newport by Major Nathaniel Sheffield and Mr. Daniel Thurston as common land to be used as a mustering place for the militia.

This marker dedicated by the Artillery
Company of Newport on their 250th year of continuous service.
1741 ——- 1991
Year Placed1991
Placed ByArtillery Company of Newport
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 11:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 306862 N 4595869
Decimal Degrees41.49118333, -71.31366667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 29.471', W 71° 18.82'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 29' 28.26" N, 71° 18' 49.20" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24-26 Marlborough St, Newport RI 02840, US
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