Redding in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
—Putnam Memorial State Park —
The museum was built in 1921. The structure was a repository for the artifacts found in the park.
This building replaced the original museum housed on the second floor of the old 1893 Pavilion (today’s Park Visitor Center).
Erected 2009 by Friends & Neighbors of Putnam Park. (Marker Number 7.)
Location. 41° 20.453′ N, 73° 22.939′ 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. 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. Charles Burr Todd (a few steps from this marker); Company Street (Fireback Row) (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Officers Quarters (about 700 feet away); Barlow Circle (about 700 feet away); Bake Oven and Upper Level Structures 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.
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.)
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