The Great Swamp Fight

The Great Swamp Fight (HMF4M)

Location: South Kingstown, RI 02892 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 28.118', W 71° 35.736'

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19 December 1675

within their fort upon this island
the Narragansett Indians
made their last stand
in King Philip's War and
were crushed by the united forces
of the Massachusetts Connecticut
and Plymouth Colonies
in the
"Great Swamp Fight"
Sunday 19 December 1675

This record was
placed by the Rhode Island Society
of Colonial Wars

Note: A second marker, now missing, was placed on the opposite side of the obelisk on Nov. 3, 1916. It read:
In memory of
Major Samuel Appleton
of Ipswich, Massachusetts
who commanded the
Massachusetts forces and
led the victorious storming
column at the
Great Swamp Fight
Dec. 19, 1675

This Tablet placed by the
Rhode Island Historical Society
HM NumberHMF4M
Year Placed1906
Placed ByThe Societies of Colonial Wars of Rhode Island and Massachusetts
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 2:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 283250 N 4594034
Decimal Degrees41.46863333, -71.59560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 28.118', W 71° 35.736'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 28' 7.08" N, 71° 35' 44.16" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 39-41 Great Swamp Monument Rd, South Kingstown RI 02892, US
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