Groton in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
A pathway between the fort and the lower battery where soldiers using it were under cover from enemy gunfire.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Revolutionary.
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. Marker is located in Fort Griswold State Battlefield Park. 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. 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Groton.
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 1,166 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.