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Bullet Hill School, 1789 One of New England's Oldest Schoolhouses Still in Use
Here July 5, 1779 citizens of New Haven with cannon prevented an invading British Army from crossing West River and thereby saved the town from destruction
Erected in honor of our loyal soldiers and sailors
In 1659 this area was part of a large tract of land bought from the Paugussett Indians by prospective settlers from Stratford. The boundaries of this purchase, from which several towns were later formed, extended from the Pootatuck River on the so…
Born at CoventryJune 6, 1755
I only regretthat I have but one lifeto losefor my country
Died at New YorkSep 22, 1776
On this site stood the Guard House of 1778-9. A soldier was shot & killed by the sentry on duty when attempting to escape.
In memoryof theUnknown Heroesburied here.
Front of Monument:Erected to commemoratethe Winter Quarters of Putnam's Division of theContinental Army.Nov. 7th 1778.May 25th 1779.
Right of Monument:PutnamMcDougalPoorParsonsHuntington
Back of Monument:The men of ?76who suffered here,to pr…
Donated A.D. 1969bysculptress Anna Hyatt Huntingtonin her 93rd yearin timeless memorial toIsrael PutnamSenior Major General in the Continental Army who at Greenwich, Connecticut, in February of 1779, made good a dramatic mounted escape from pursui…
Near this pointLe Comte de Rochambeaucrossed the Housatonic Riverleading the French Armyenroute to victory at Yorktown.