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

Charles Burr Todd

Putnam Memorial State Park

 
 
Charles Burr Todd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
1. Charles Burr Todd Marker
Inscription.  
This Tablet is Placed by the Commissioners
Of Israel Putnam Memorial Camp
To Perpetuate the Memory Of
Charles Burr Todd
1849 – 1928
Historian and Biographer
A Native of Redding, Inspired By Love For His Town
And State, He Was a Leader In The Movement
To Establish This Memorial Camp Ground
September 1931

 
Erected 1931 by Commissioners of Israel Putnam Memorial Camp.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 41° 20.455′ N, 73° 22.93′ 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. Located in front of the Putnam Park Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Redding CT 06896, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Museum (a few steps from this marker); Company Street (Fireback Row) (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct
Marker in Putnam Memorial State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2013
2. Marker in Putnam Memorial State Park
line); Officers Quarters (about 700 feet away); Bake Oven and Upper Level Structures (about 800 feet away); Barlow Circle (about 800 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redding.
 
Regarding Charles Burr Todd. Charles B. Todd was one of the First Committee on Grounds, appointed by Connecticut Governor Phineas C. Lounsbury. His name is inscribed on the plaque on the towers at the park entrance.
 
Charles Burr Todd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
3. Charles Burr Todd Marker
The marker is in the center of the stone wall, overlooking iced-over Lake Putnam in the recreational side of the park, across Putnam Park Road.
Reenactors at the Charles Burr Todd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2013
4. Reenactors at the Charles Burr Todd Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,405 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   2. submitted on November 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   4. submitted on November 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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