Redding in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Cemetery / Command Oﬃcer’s Quarters
—Putnam Memorial State Park —
Archaeology work has proven this site to be that of a double-ended (two chimneys) officer’s quarters. Further research has pointed to the distinct probability that the hut belonged to Lt. Col. Henry Dearborn.
Erected 2009 by Friends & Neighbors of Putnam Park. (Marker Number 13.)
Location. 41° 20.34′ N, 73° 23.027′ 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. Bake Oven and Upper Level Structures (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Company Street (Fireback Row) (about 300 feet away); Lake McDougall (about 300 feet Putnam Memorial State Park (about 600 feet away); Visitor Center (1893 Pavilion) (about 600 feet away); Camp Guardhouse (about 600 feet away); “Putnam’s Escape from Horseneck” (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redding.
Regarding Cemetery / Command Officer’s Quarters. The memorial marker described is “Unknown Heroes” HMdb Marker # 11999
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 26, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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