The Connecticut patriot Nathan Hale, taught in this one-room schoolhouse from 1774 to 1775, just a few short years after graduating from Yale at the age of eighteen. In 1775, Hale enlisted to fight in the American Revolutionary War. He was the only soldier to volunteer to spy on the British, retrieving valuable information to George Washington. Before he was hanged by the British in New York on September 22, 1776, he famously uttered “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”
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