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Dedication to Nathan Hale | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Dedication to Nathan Hale

Dedication to Nathan Hale | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A monumental rock dedicated to Nathan Hale (1755-1776), schoolteacher, member of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary war and widely regarded as the first American spy.  He was discovered on his mission to observe British troop movements during the Battle of Long Island and executed after the battle.  The monument sits on the grassy shore of Huntington Bay which is visible in the background of the photograph.  Made for the Gildersleeve Shop.
DESCRIPTION
A monumental rock dedicated to Nathan Hale (1755-1776), schoolteacher, member of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary war and widely regarded as the first American spy. He was discovered on his mission to observe British troop movements during the Battle of Long Island and executed after the battle. The monument sits on the grassy shore of Huntington Bay which is visible in the background of the photograph. Made for the Gildersleeve Shop.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:69545
Creation Date:after 1913
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Huntington Bay, Long Island
County:
State:New York
Collection Name:Albertype Company photographs, circa 1880s-circa 1950
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(A6)00355
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
SUBJECTS
Outdoor photography
Revolution, 1775-1783
Monuments
Monuments
Shorelines
Harbors

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