Fort Griswold

Also known as: Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park
Bounded by Baker Ave., Smith St., Park Ave., Monument Ave., and Thames River, Groton, Connecticut

Photos 

Fort Griswold 2

Original fort 1775-1778. Groton Monument on left is dedicated to those who fell during Battle of Groton Heights, September 1781.

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in October 2018

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Map 

Street View 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 6, 1970
Reference number
70000694
Area of significance
Military
Levels of significance
National; State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Site
Historic function
Fortification
Current function
Park
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant years
1775; 1778; 1781
Number of properties
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 3
Non-contributing structures: 2

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • September 13, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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