Groton in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House
dying soldiers within this house
after the massacre at Ft. Griswold
Sept. 6, 1781
Moved in 1971 to Ft. Griswold
State Battlefield Park
Location. 41° 21.33′ N, 72° 5.019′ W. Marker is in Groton, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is at the intersection of Thames Street and Latham Street, on the right when traveling north on Thames Street. 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. Patriot Prisoners (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ye Ebenezer Avery House (about 700 feet away); Powder Magazine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Defenders of Fort Griswold • Sept • 6th 1781 • (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish Flagship Gun (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shot Furnace (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Construction of Fort Griswold (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Groton Heights (approx. 0.2 miles 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 Ebenezer Avery House at its present location.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Groton Heights. Friends of Fort Griswold website.
2. Battle of Groton Heights. A detailed account of the battle and the Fort today.
Categories. • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
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