Groton in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
storage of gun Powder
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
Location. 41° 21.205′ N, 72° 4.889′ 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. Shot Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Ye Ebenezer Avery House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Covered Way (about 400 feet away); Death of Major William Montgomery (about 500 feet away); Defenders of Fort Griswold • Sept • 6th 1781 • (about 500 feet away); Col. William Ledyard (about 500 feet away); The Construction of Fort Griswold (about 500 feet away); The Battle of Groton Heights (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Groton.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 923 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.