Redding in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Winter Quarters of Putnamís Division
Erected to commemorate
the Winter Quarters of
Putnamís Division of the
Nov. 7th 1778.
May 25th 1779.
Right of Monument:
Back of Monument:
The men of Ď76
who suffered here,
to preserve forever their
The State of Connecticut
has erected this monument
Left of Monument:
is full of their praises.
stands astonished at their
Erected 1888 by The State of Connecticut.
Location. 41° 20.224′ N, 73° 22.768′ W. Marker is in Redding, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from Pocahontas Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is in Putnam Memorial State Park, on the gravel park road. Marker is in this post office area: Redding CT 06896, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Unknown Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); Guard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Israel Putnam (about 700 feet away, measured “Putnamís Escape from Horseneck” (about 800 feet away); Camp Guardhouse (about 800 feet away); Putnam Memorial State Park (about 800 feet away); Visitor Center (1893 Pavilion) (about 800 feet away); Lake McDougall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redding.
Also see . . . Putnam Memorial State Park, Redding, Connecticut. Site of 1778-1779 winter encampment of Putnam's troops. (Submitted on October 2, 2008, 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 October 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,457 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.