March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road

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March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road
NewtownCT ReservoirRoad RochambeauRoute.jpg
Reservoir Road
March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road is located in Connecticut
March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road
March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road is located in the US
March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road
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
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 2001 MPS study.[3]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Mary Harper and Bruce Clouette (April 30, 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Reservoir Road" (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying five photos, presumably from 2001
  3. ^ Bruce Clouette and Mary Harper (October 22, 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation: Rochambeau's Army in Connecticut, 1780-1782 MPS" (PDF). National Park Service. 
NPS map of the W3R Route