Signs in Connecticut

Latest Changes: / 2014-05-28 consolidate in signs

In 1781 French troops marched the red route (right to left) to NY from <<<<<< RI .

In 1782 they returned along the orange route (left to right) from NY to >>>>>> RI.

The W3R-CT worked with the state of Connecticut to develop a series of signs,
funded by a private donor, to place at French army campsites along the W3R in Connecticut:

Links to display
the signs and their text
Connecticut's logo for the W3R
  1. Scotland
  2. Andover
  3. Bolton
  4. Lebanon
  5. Wethersfield
  6. Hartford
  7. East Hartford
  8. Southington
  9. Waterbury
  10. Newtown
  11. Danbury
  12. Ridgefield

A summary overview statement (below) appears on all the signs


1. Scotland 


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2. Andover 

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3. Bolton 


This sign has the same text as the Andover sign (next one above)

Bolton CT June 23

Souvenier Francaise leaders pose with the America's March to Yorktown group

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4. Lebanon 

Sign dedicated in Lebanon CT on 2005 Oct 1


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5. Wethersfield 

Photoreport of the dedication on 2006 May 21


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6. Hartford 


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7. East Hartford 

Sign dedicated in East Hartford CT on 2005 Oct 16


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8. Southington 


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9. Waterbury 

Waterbury CT June 15th.

Sign Dedication on the Town Green

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10 Newtown 


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11. Danbury 

Danbury CT July 1st
Photos are courtesy of Ann Harrison


While the troops enjoy the summer sun in their tents

Gen. Rochambeau enjoys a ride in a chaise

The festivities concluded with an elegant colonial dinner.


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12. Ridgefield 

Ridgefield CT July 1st
Photo courtesy of Ann Harrison


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