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Putnam Memorial State Park

The site of the Continental Army's 1779 winter encampment under the command of General Israel Putnam consists of remains of the encampment, reconstructed log buildings, and a museum.

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The site of the Continental Army's 1779 winter encampment under the command of General Israel Putnam consists of remains of the encampment, reconstructed log buildings, and a museum.

The park is the oldest state park in Connecticut. Located on the site of the Winter Encampment of General Israel Putnam's Continental troops from December 1778-May 1779, the park is dedicated to the role they played in the Revolutionary War in helping secure America's independence.

Activities include ice skating, interpretive trail, museum, picnicking, pond fishing, youth group camping. Pets on leash are permitted in picnic areas and on hiking trails.

Pricing: Free.

Other Amenities: ADA Compliant

Dates of Operation: May-Nov.

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Location:

Rtes. 107 & 58
Redding, CT 06896

Hours:

Daily 8 a.m.-sunset.

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