Redding in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
—Putnam Memorial State Park —
The obelisk is built of native granite and is forty-two feet high with a two foot granite ball on top.
Erected 2009 by Friends & Neighbors of Putnam Park. (Marker Number 5.)
Location. 41° 20.321′ N, 73° 22.971′ 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. Touch for map. Located in Putnam Memorial State Park. 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. Lake McDougall (within shouting distance of this marker); Company Street (Fireback Row) (within shouting distance of this marker); Cemetery / Command Officer’s Quarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Putnam Memorial State Park (about 300 Camp Guardhouse (about 400 feet away); Visitor Center (1893 Pavilion) (about 400 feet away); “Putnam’s Escape from Horseneck” (about 400 feet away); Israel Putnam (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redding.
More about this marker. This marker describes the Winter Quarters of
Putnam’s Division Monument, HMdb marker # 11997
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . Putnam Memorial State Park, “Connecticut’s Valley Forge” by the Friends & Neighbors of P. (Submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 895 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.