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

Putnam Cottage

 
 
Putnam Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
1. Putnam Cottage Marker
Inscription.
Putnam Cottage
From Here Gen. Putnam
Escaped the British
By His Famous Ride
Down "Put's Hill"

 
Location. 41° 2.197′ N, 73° 37.137′ W. Marker is in Greenwich, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of East Putnam Avenue (U.S. 1) and Park Place, on the left when traveling north on East Putnam Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 243 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich CT 06830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Putnam's Escape (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founders and Proprietors Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington Paused Here (approx. mile away); Greenwich Veterans Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Raynal C. Bolling (approx. 0.9 miles away); Greenwich World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Second Oldest Cemetery in Greenwich (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwich.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Putnam Cottage c.1690. (Submitted on December 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Putnam Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 26, 2017
2. Putnam Cottage Marker
Knapp Tavern (Putnam Cottage) can be seen beyond the marker.

 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Putnam Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
3. Putnam Cottage
Putnam Cottage - Knapp Tavern Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
4. Putnam Cottage - Knapp Tavern Museum
Gen. Putnam at Putnam Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 26, 2017
5. Gen. Putnam at Putnam Cottage
The Putnam Cottage marker can be seen behind General Putnam.
<i>General Israel Putnam Cottage Greenwich, Conn.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
6. General Israel Putnam Cottage Greenwich, Conn.
The 19th Century additions to the cottage, easily visible here, were removed in the 1970s to restore the building to a colonial appearance. (See Picture 2.)
"Put's Hill", Greenwich, Conn.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
7. "Put's Hill", Greenwich, Conn.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 752 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   2. submitted on February 26, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   5. submitted on February 26, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6, 7. submitted on November 19, 2015.
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