STAMFORD, Conn. -- In honor of Memorial Day, the Stamford Daughters of the American Revolution and the Capt. Mathew Mead Branch Sons of the American Revolution Branch, placed small flags at Stamford's Revolutionary War soldier gravesites at the North Street Cemetery.
There are 24 Revolutionary War soldiers buried in the cemetery, and important historic Stamford residents include Thaddeus Weed, the Rev. Noah Wells, minister of the First Congregational Church in 1776, and the mysterious Elizabeth Nichols, whose tombstone denotes "she saved Stamford from the burning of the British -1779."
Other familiar Stamford families, such as Davenport, Hoyt, Franklin, Scofield and Selleck are buried in this historic cemetery.
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