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Sites Located in Fairfield County

Founding of Norwalk Monument

The monument marks the location where Norwalk was founded A.D. 1849. The town's earliest homes were planted in the near vicinity of the stone monument. The First Meeting House is directly opposite of the monument.It was erected by the Norwalk... Read more about Founding of Norwalk Monument

Battle of the Rocks Monument

The monument on France Street marks the historic ground where the American Patriots bravely sustained the cause of liberty against the British invaders on July 12, 1779.The monument was erected by the DAR of norwalk in 1894. ... Read more about Battle of the Rocks Monument

Grumman's Hill

Description: The monument, at the summit of Grumman's Hill, marks the location where Maj. Gen. William Tryon witnessed the burning of Norwalk by the British troops under his command during the engagement of July 11, & 12, 1779. The monument... Read more about Grumman's Hill

Fitch's Point

Description: The monument marks the landing of the British troops under the command of Generals Tryon and Garth, Saturday evening, July 10th, 1779, preparatory to the Burning of Norwalk, July 11th, 1779.The site was marked by the Norwalk Chapter, D.A.R.... Read more about Fitch's Point

Flax Hill Monument

Description:The Flax Hill Monument marks the site of a battle between the Americans and the British July 12, 1779.A cannonball was found on the battlefield a hundred years after by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1896.Address:7 Hillside PlaceNorwalk,... Read more about Flax Hill Monument

Putnam Memorial State Park

Description: Putnam Memorial State Park is named for Major General Israel Putnam who chose the site as the winter encampment for his men during the winter of 1778-1779. The former American Revolutionary War encampment and park is located at the... Read more about Putnam Memorial State Park

Fort Stamford

Description: It is in the process of being restored by a small group of volunteers named the Fort Stamford Preservation Coalition. The site was once the location of an earthworks redoubt manned by some 300 men under the command of... Read more about Fort Stamford

Putnam Cottage

Description: Step back in time as you visit this authentic Greenwich dwelling of the 1690's...  the former Knapp Tavern, frequent quarters for fearless Revolutionary General Israel Putnam... storehouse of thrilling history and fascinating Colonial artifacts.Address:  243 East Putnam AveGreenwich, CT... Read more about Putnam Cottage