Hopley Yeaton funeral, New London, Connecticut, 1975

Contributed by Lubec Historical Society


Hopley Yeaton's remains were brought to the Coast Guard Academy in New London Connecticut for reburial on August 23, 1975. A special monument was erected at the Academy and military ceremonies held. Yeaton's remains were disinterred in Lubec at his original 1812 resting place; then buried temporarily at the West Quoddy Head lighthouse, and finally transported by the Coast Guard vessel Eagle to New London for final burial.

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  • Title: Hopley Yeaton funeral, New London, Connecticut, 1975
  • Creator: U.S. Coast Guard
  • Creation Date: 1975-08-23
  • Subject Date: 1975-08-23
  • Location: New London, CT
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.6 cm x 12.1 cm
  • Local Code: Yeaton C jpg
  • Collection: Bill Clark
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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