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Groton in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Ye Ebenezer Avery House
 
Ye Ebenezer Avery House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
1. Ye Ebenezer Avery House Marker
 
Inscription.
Shelter was afforded our wounded & dying soldiers within this house, after the massacre at Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781.

 
Location. 41° 21.261′ N, 72° 4.89′ W. Marker is in Groton, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is on Fort Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Groton CT 06340, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Powder Magazine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Defenders of Fort Griswold Sept 6th 1781 (about 300 feet away); Shot Furnace (about 400 feet away); The Construction of Fort Griswold (about 400 feet away); The Battle of Groton Heights (about 400 feet away); Spanish Flagship Gun (about 500 feet away); Col. William Ledyard (about 500 feet away); Covered Way (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Groton.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See the site of the original location of the Ebenezer Avery House.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Groton Heights. Friends of Fort Griswold website. (Submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Battle of Groton Heights. A detailed account of the battle and the Fort today. (Submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Ye Ebenezer Avery House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
2. Ye Ebenezer Avery House
This photo of the back of the Ebenezer Avery House was taken from Fort Street. The marker can be seen on the left of the house.
 
 
Ebenezer Avery House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
3. Ebenezer Avery House
The front of the Ebenezer Avery House faces south, toward Fort Griswold State Battlefield Park.
 
 
Second Ye Ebenezer Avery House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
4. Second Ye Ebenezer Avery House Marker
Another marker is located to the left of the door on the front of the house.
 
 
Second Ye Ebenezer Avery House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
5. Second Ye Ebenezer Avery House Marker
This marker on the south side of the house has the same text as the other marker.
 
 
Ebenezer Avery House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
6. Ebenezer Avery House Marker
 
 
Original Site of Ebenezer Avery House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
7. Original Site of Ebenezer Avery House
At the time of the battle, the Ebenezer Avery House was located at this site, on the corner of Thames and Latham Streets. It was moved to its present location in 1971.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
 
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