Waterous Plaque

Patriotic Women  In Memory
NEAR THIS SPOT A PARTY
OF
PATRIOTIC WOMEN UNDER
THE
LEADERSHIP OF MRS. DAVID
WRIGHT OF PEPPERELL, IN
APRIL 1775, CAPTURED LEONARD
WHITING, A TORY WHO WAS
CARRYING TREASONABLE DESPATCHES
TO THE ENEMY AT BOSTON. HE
WAS TAKEN A PRISONER TO GROTON
AND THE
DESPATCHES WERE SENT
TO THE
COMMITTEE OF SAFETY
AT CAMBRIDGE.
In Memory
of the Captain of the Bridge Guard
April 1775
Prudence Comings
Wife of
David Wright
Born November 16 1740
Died December 2 1823
Erected by
Prudence Wright Chapter
D.A.R.
1908