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Groton in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House
 
Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
1. Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House Marker
 
Inscription. Shelter
was afforded our wounded and
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. (Submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
2. Site of Ye Ebenezer Avery House
 

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.) 
 
Marker on Thames Street Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
3. Marker on Thames Street
 
 
Ebenezer Avery House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
4. Ebenezer Avery House
The Ebenezer Avery House is now located on Fort Street, in Fort Griswold State Battlefield Park.
 
 
<i>Fort Hill and Monument, Groton, Conn.</i> Photo, Click for full size
Postcard by Danziger and Berman, circa 1908
5. Fort Hill and Monument, Groton, Conn.
Looking east from Thames Street down Latham Street, with the Groton Battle Monument visible in the distance. On the left in the foreground is the Ebenezer Avery House in its original location.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,225 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on October 24, 2015.
 
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