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Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park

Category: Historic Site
Address:
Monument St. & Park Ave.
Groton, 06340
Highway Access: (I-95 Ex. 87)
Description:

This is the historic site where, on September 6, 1781, British Forces, commanded by the infamous Benedict Arnold, captured the Fort and massacred 88 of the 165 defenders stationed there. The Ebenezer Avery House which sheltered the wounded after the battle has been restored on the grounds. The Monument House Museum has displays of Groton’s history. The Groton Monument offers sweeping views of the fort and surrounding area. Picnic area.

Phone: (860) 445-1729
FAX: (860) 444-9201
Website: http://www.ct.gov/deep/fortgriswold
Email: deep.stateparks@ct.gov
Attraction Rate: Free.
Dates of Operation: Park: year-round. Museum and monument: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Wed.-Sun. 9-5.
Hours:
Handicap Accessible: yes
Tourtime: 1 hour
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