Groton in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Ye Ebenezer Avery House
Shelter was afforded our wounded & dying soldiers within this house, after the massacre at Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is September 6, 1781.
Location. 41° 21.261′ N, 72° 4.89′ W. Marker is in Groton, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is on Fort Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Groton CT 06340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Powder Magazine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Defenders of Fort Griswold Sept 6th 1781 (about 300 feet away); Shot Furnace (about 400 feet away); The Construction of Fort Griswold (about 400 feet away); The Battle of Groton Heights (about 400 feet away); Spanish Flagship Gun (about 500 feet away); Col. William Ledyard (about 500 feet away); Covered Way (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Groton.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See the site of the original location of the Ebenezer Avery House.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Groton Heights. Friends of Fort Griswold website. (Submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Ebenezer Avery House. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 4, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,888 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 7. submitted on October 4, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 8. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.