Groton in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
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Location. 41° 21.206′ N, 72° 4.859′ 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. Powder Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); Covered Way (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ye Ebenezer Avery House (about 400 feet away); Death of Major William Montgomery (about 400 feet away); Col. William Ledyard (about 400 feet away); The Construction of Fort Griswold (about 500 feet away); The Battle of Groton Heights (about 500 feet away); Defenders of Fort Griswold • Sept • 6th 1781 • (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Groton.
Also see . . . Tour of the Fort. Friends of Fort Griswold website. (Submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 996 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.