Redding in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
—Putnam Memorial State Park —
McDougall had been commander of Putnam’s Division prior to going into winter quarters. Gen. Washington placed the division under Putnam and kept McDougall in command of the Hudson Highlands.
Erected 2009 by Friends & Neighbors of Putnam Park. (Marker Number 14.)
Location. 41° 20.306′ N, 73° 22.972′ 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. Memorial Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Company Street (Fireback Row) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Putnam Memorial State Park (about 300 feet away); Cemetery / Command Officer’s Quarters Camp Guardhouse (about 400 feet away); “Putnam’s Escape from Horseneck” (about 400 feet away); Visitor Center (1893 Pavilion) (about 400 feet away); Israel Putnam (about 400 feet 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 26, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 867 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 26, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.