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Captain Nathan Hale Monument

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NRHP Reference #  01001531
Built by  Solomon Willard
Architect  Henry Austin
Opened  1846
Added to NRHP  28 January 2002
Captain Nathan Hale Monument
Location  120 Lake Street, Coventry, Connecticut
Architectural style  Greek Revival architecture
Similar  Nathan Hale Homestead, Strong House, James Dwight Dana Ho, Hillhouse Avenue, Samuel Simpson House

The Captain Nathan Hale Monument, is a 45-foot (14 m) obelisk in Coventry, Connecticut, built in 1846 in honor of Nathan Hale, the Revolutionary War hero, who was born in Coventry.

The monument's architectural style has been described as Greek Revival and Exotic Revival. A retaining wall made of "massive stones five feet in length" was built in 1894. It was designed by Henry Austin, and Solomon Willard supervised construction. It shares design characteristics with the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston.

The monument was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.


Captain Nathan Hale Monument Wikipedia