Rochambeau Monument (Newport, Rhode Island)
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|Rochambeau Monument & Statue (Newport, RI)|
Rochambeau Monument in King Park
|For Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau|
near Newport, RI
Rochambeau Statue and Memorial is a monument to French nobleman and General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, who was a key commander of the French forces who assisted the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. The monument is located on the waterfront in King Park, along the southern edge of Newport Harbor, near Brenton Cove and Fort Adams state park and was erected in 1934.
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