Ridgefield in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
The Battle of Ridgeﬁeld, April 27, 1777
—The Museum in the Streets —
Casagmo replaced the Stebbins house which was torn down in the 1890s. George M. Olcott built the yellow brick Georgian mansion and named it using the Italian word for house, plus his initials – Casa GMO. It was razed in 1968 to make way for the present apartment/condominium complex. (Marker Number 8.)
Location. Click for map. Marker is located on the south side of the entrance to Casagmo condominiums. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgefield CT 06877, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Ridgefield Dead (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Ridgefield (a few steps from this marker); The Gilbert House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Elms Inn and Stebbins Homestead (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The Battle of Ridgefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ridgefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith Tavern – A Colonial Meeting Place (approx. ¼ mile away); Ballard Park (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Ridgefield.
More about this marker. Two photos provided by the idgefield Historical Society appear on the marker. One depicts Town Street (now Main Street) at the time of the battle, and the other is of the Stebbins House.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Take the Museum in the Streets Walking Tour in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
Also see . . . Battle of Ridgefield. (Submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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