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

Barlow Circle

 

—Putnam Memorial State Park —

 
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By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
1. Barlow Circle Marker
Inscription. A resident of Redding, Joel Barlow graduated from Yale in 1778. An accomplished poet and writer, Barlow was thought to have visited the Redding army camps during the winter of 1778-89. He was a chaplain for three years in the Continental Army.
 
Erected 2009 by Friends & Neighbors of Putnam Park. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Location. 41° 20.466′ N, 73° 23.098′ 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. Officers Quarters (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bake Oven and Upper Level Structures (about 700 feet away); Museum (about 700 feet away); Philips Cave (about 700 feet away); Charles Burr Todd (about 800 feet away); Cemetery / Command Officer’s Quarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Officers Quarters / Magazine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Company Street (Fireback Row) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redding.
 
Also see . . .
Barlow Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 23, 2010
2. Barlow Circle Marker

1. Joel Barlow on Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. 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 772 times since then and 36 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.
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