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Sites Located in Groton

Jabez Smith House

Description: The Jabez Smith House is an excellent example of 18th century domestic architecture. The one and one-half story, gable-roof structure with central brick chimney has remained virtually unchanged since c. 1783, when it was built by Jabez Smith. Authentic... Read more about Jabez Smith House

Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park

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... Read more about Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park

Ebenezer Avery House (in Fort Griswold)

Description: Located in Ft. Griswold, the 18th century house was built by naval ensign wounded in the Battle of Groton Heights. It features a time period kitchen, weaving room and original furnishings throughout.Address: 57 Fort St Groton, CT 06340Hours: June... Read more about Ebenezer Avery House (in Fort Griswold)