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

Officers Quarters

— Putnam Memorial State Park —

 
 
Officers Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
1. Officers Quarters Marker
Inscription.  The chimney remains mark the site of a company officer’s hut. The hut was a replica built in 1890 on the original site.
The company-level officer’s huts were located behind the enlisted hut line. There are several other firebacks of these junior officers hut remains in the woods behind the enlisted hut line.
 
Erected 2009 by Friends & Neighbors of Putnam Park. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 41° 20.551′ N, 73° 23.032′ W. Marker is in Redding, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Putnam Park Road (Connecticut Route 58) and Connecticut Route 107, on the right when traveling south. Located in Putnam Memorial State Park. 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. Philips Cave (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Officers Quarters / Magazine (about 600 feet away); Barlow Circle (about 600 feet away);
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Museum (about 700 feet away); Charles Burr Todd (about 700 feet away); Bake Oven and Upper Level Structures (approx. 0.2 miles away); Company Street (Fireback Row) (approx. ¼ mile away); Cemetery / Command Officer’s Quarters (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redding.
 
Also see . . .  Putnam Memorial State Park, “Connecticut’s Valley Forge”. (Submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Officers Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
2. Officers Quarters Marker
Officers Quarters Chimney Ruins image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
3. Officers Quarters Chimney Ruins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 802 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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