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8. Newtown's Meeting House, Chanticleer Weathervane and General Rochambeau

Newtown's Meeting House, enhanced by Greek Revival elements was built in 1810 and has a chanticleer (rooster) weathervane that remains the symbol of Newtown.

The weathervane has a number of bullet holes that local folklore attributes to the target practice of French soldiers who marched through Newtown under Rochambeau to the Battle of Yorktown in 1781 and back again in 1782. It was in this area that French soldiers camped from June 29 through July 2, 1781 spending time resting and repairing their equipment before the critical battle of Yorktown.