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Groton in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Covered Way

 
 
Covered Way Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
1. Covered Way Marker
Inscription. A pathway between the fort and the lower battery where soldiers using it were under cover from enemy gunfire.
 
Location. 41° 21.217′ N, 72° 4.791′ W. Marker is in Groton, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker can be reached from Monument Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in Fort Griswold State Battlefield Park. 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. Death of Major William Montgomery (a few steps from this marker); Col. William Ledyard (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Groton Heights (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Construction of Fort Griswold (about 300 feet away); Shot Furnace (about 300 feet away); Defenders of Fort Griswold Sept 6th 1781 (about 400 feet away); Powder Magazine (about 400 feet away); Spanish Flagship Gun (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Groton.
 
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
Marker in Fort Griswold Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
2. Marker in Fort Griswold
The pathway to the lower battery can be seen in this photo.
the Fort today. (Submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Covered Way Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
3. Covered Way Marker
Covered Way from Inside Fort Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
4. Covered Way from Inside Fort
Inside the Covered Way Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
5. Inside the Covered Way
This photo is of the walkway where it passes below the fortifications of Fort Griswold.
Covered Way from Outside of Fort Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
6. Covered Way from Outside of Fort
This photo shows the Covered Way from outside of Fort Griswold.
Path to Lower Battery Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
7. Path to Lower Battery
This pathway leads from the fort, through the covered way and down to the lower battery.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,008 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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