March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road


March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road
March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road
March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road is located in Connecticut
Location: Jct. of Reservoir Rd and mt. Pleasant Rd. S, Newtown, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°24′48″N 73°19′23″W / 41.41333°N 73.32306°W / 41.41333; -73.32306Coordinates: 41°24′48″N 73°19′23″W / 41.41333°N 73.32306°W / 41.41333; -73.32306
Area: < 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built: 1781
Governing body: Private
MPS: Rochambeau's Army in Connecticut, 1780-1782 MPS
NRHP Reference#: 02001679[1]
Added to NRHP: January 8, 2003

March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road is a historic site in Newtown, Connecticut. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

It is along the march route taken by French commander Rochambeau's troops in 1781.

The listed site is less than 1 acre (0.40 ha) in area, and comprises a section of Reservoir Road running between stone walls, which is believed to be the roadway taken by Rochambeau's army. It is an undeveloped property.[2]

It's one of multiple properties whose possible listing on the National Register was covered in a study.[3]

See also

References

NPS map of the W3R Route

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