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Redding in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Museum

 

—Putnam Memorial State Park —

 
Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
1. Museum Marker
Inscription. This building contains exhibits and historical materials including artifacts unearthed at the campsite during archaeological excavations.
The museum was built in 1921. The structure was a repository for the artifacts found in the park.
This building replaced the original museum housed on the second floor of the old 1893 Pavilion (today’s Park Visitor Center).
 
Erected 2009 by Friends & Neighbors of Putnam Park. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Location. 41° 20.453′ N, 73° 22.939′ W. Marker is in Redding, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from Putnam Park Road (Connecticut Route 58) near Connecticut Route 107, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in Putnam Memorial State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Redding CT 06896, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Burr Todd (a few steps from this marker); Company Street (Fireback Row) (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Officers Quarters (about 700 feet away); Barlow Circle (about 700 feet away); Bake Oven and Upper Level Structures
Putnam Park Museum and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
2. Putnam Park Museum and Marker
(about 700 feet away); Cemetery / Command Officer’s Quarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Visitor Center (1893 Pavilion) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Redding.
 
Also see . . .  Putnam Memorial State Park, “Connecticut’s Valley Forge” by the Friends & Neighbors of P. (Submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
The Putnam Park Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
3. The Putnam Park Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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