Groton CT: Fort Griswold Monument & Monument House Museum Photos

The ruins of Fort Griswold plus a Monument (1830) and Monument House Museum honors American Patriots massacred (Sept. 6, 1781) by British troops under Benedict Arnold. The Museum starts with Revolutionary War objects and extends through the Civil War plus objects relating to New England history.

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Panorama of London, CT from Fort Griswold. Groton, CT....
Panorama of London, CT from Fort Griswold. Groton, CT....
Gates of Fort Griswold park. Groton, CT.View of London, CT from Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.View of London, CT from Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.Fort Griswold remains with Monument beyond which honors American Patriots massacred by British troops under Benedict Arnold. Groton, CT.
Gates of Fort Griswold park. Groton, CT.View of London, CT from Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.View of London, CT from Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.Fort Griswold remains with Monument (1830) beyond which honors American Patriots massacred (Sept. 6, 1781) by British troops under Benedict Arnold. Groton, CT.
Fort Griswold trench & walls with Monument beyond. Groton, CT.Fort Griswold battlements. Groton, CT.Plaque marks spot where British Major William Montgomery died in battle at Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.Plaque marks spot where American Col. William Ledyard was murdered with his own sword after surrendering to British at Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.
Fort Griswold trench & walls with Monument beyond. Groton, CT.Fort Griswold battlements. Groton, CT.Plaque marks spot where British Major William Montgomery died in battle at Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.Plaque marks spot where American Col. William Ledyard was murdered with his own sword after surrendering to British at Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.
Monument mapping Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.Fort Griswold Monument honors American Patriots massacred by British troops under Benedict Arnold. Groton, CT.Fort Griswold Monument & Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Interior of Monument House Museum, once caretaker cottage for Fort Griswold Monument. Groton, CT.
Monument mapping Fort Griswold. Groton, CT.Fort Griswold Monument (1830) honors American Patriots massacred (Sept. 6, 1781) by British troops under Benedict Arnold. Groton, CT.Fort Griswold Monument & Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Interior of Monument House Museum, once caretaker cottage for Fort Griswold Monument. Groton, CT.
Desk of Anna Bailey, Groton Patriot of 1781 & 1813 & used by her as Post Office of Groton at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Portrait of Anna Bailey Groton Patriot of 1781 & 1813 at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Children of American Revolution ribbons at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Felt brimmed hat worn by Jospeh Moxley, Sr. when killed at British massacre of Fort Griswold at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Desk of Anna Bailey, Groton Patriot of 1781 & 1813 & used by her as Post Office of Groton at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Portrait of Anna Bailey (aka Mother Bailey, 1758-1851) Groton Patriot of 1781 & 1813 at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Children of American Revolution (CAR) ribbons at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Felt brimmed hat (prior to 1781) worn by Jospeh Moxley, Sr. when killed at British massacre of Fort Griswold at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Commemorative plate of Surrender of Col. William Ledyard of Fort Griswold who was then killed by British with his own sword at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Stained glass window in memory of Jonathan Brooks, 14 year-old Patriot killed at Fort Griswold massacre at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Buckles worn by American Revolutionary war soldiers at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.United States Army uniform from American Revolution at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Commemorative plate of Surrender of Col. William Ledyard of Fort Griswold (Sept. 6, 1781) who was then killed by British with his own sword at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Stained glass window in memory of Jonathan Brooks, 14 year-old Patriot killed at Fort Griswold massacre (Sept. 6, 1781) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Buckles worn by American Revolutionary war soldiers at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.United States Army uniform from American Revolution at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
United States currency from American Revolution printed by Hall & Sellers at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.United States currency from American Revolution at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Published booklet of Will of George Washington plus historical notes at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Graphic of early design for Washington Monument by Architect Robert Mills at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
United States currency from American Revolution printed by Hall & Sellers (1776) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.United States currency from American Revolution (1776 & 9) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Published booklet (1868) of Will of George Washington plus historical notes at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Graphic of early design for Washington Monument by Architect Robert Mills at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Engraving showing family of George Washington at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Candlestick owned by William Dandridge, father of Martha Washington, at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Tile relief of George Washington at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Three-handled pitcher with images of George & Martha Washington at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Engraving showing family of George Washington at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Candlestick (18th C) owned by William Dandridge, father of Martha Washington, at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Tile relief of George Washington at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Three-handled pitcher with images of George & Martha Washington at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Commemorative creamware pitcher with image of George Washington in Glory, America in Tears at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Commemorative creamware pitcher of Peace, Plenty & Independence at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Displays at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Displays at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Commemorative creamware pitcher with image of George Washington in Glory, America in Tears at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Commemorative creamware pitcher of Peace, Plenty & Independence at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Displays at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Displays at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Civil War Kapi worn by Union sharp shooter at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Civil War hat at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Civil War wood canteen at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Lincoln Assassinated extra newspaper edition at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Civil War Kapi worn by Union sharp shooter at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Civil War hat at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Civil War wood canteen (c1860) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Lincoln Assassinated extra newspaper edition (April 16, 1865) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Fabric & wood take as souvenirs from Ford's Theater box where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Painted tin tray at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wood & glass cruet stand at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Collected American pewter & glass at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Fabric & wood take as souvenirs from Ford's Theater box where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Painted tin tray at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wood & glass cruet stand at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Collected American pewter & glass at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Steigel-style flip glasses at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Oil lamps at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Pressed glass bottle with profile of General Taylor at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Basket cradle at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Steigel-style flip glasses (c1730) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Oil lamps (c1830) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Pressed glass bottle with profile of General Taylor at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Basket cradle at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Wooden cradle at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Straight-backed antique chairs at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.New England-style high chest at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.French Lusterware pitcher at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Wooden cradle at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Straight-backed antique chairs at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.New England-style high chest at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.French Lusterware pitcher (19th C) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Porcelain pitcher from British ship Resolute at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Stoneware teapot at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Connecticut-style redware plate at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Connecticut-style redware plate at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Porcelain pitcher (19th C) from British ship Resolute at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Stoneware teapot (early 19th C) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Connecticut-style redware plate at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Connecticut-style redware plate at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Antique Staffordshire plate with Caledonia Scottish Hunt Scene at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood plate of whaling ship General Williams which sailed from New London at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Collection of Wedgwood American View commemorative plates at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate of Mayflower arriving in Provincetown Harbor at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Antique Staffordshire plate (c1830s) with Caledonia Scottish Hunt Scene at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood plate (c1900) of whaling ship General Williams which sailed from New London at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Collection of Wedgwood American View commemorative plates at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate (c1895-1910) of Mayflower arriving in Provincetown Harbor at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Wedgwood American View commemorative plate of Old State House in Boston at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate of King's Chapel in Boston at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate of Old Sun Tavern in Boston at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate of Spirit of '76 painting by Willard Abbot Hall at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Wedgwood American View commemorative plate (c1895-1910) of Old State House in Boston at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate (c1895-1910) of King's Chapel in Boston at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate (c1895-1910) of Old Sun Tavern in Boston at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate (c1895-1910) of Spirit of '76 painting by Willard Abbot Hall at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.
Wedgwood American View commemorative plate of Independence Hall in Philadelphia at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate of Oliver & Abigail Wolcott Ellsworth at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.

Wedgwood American View commemorative plate (c1895-1910) of Independence Hall in Philadelphia at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Wedgwood American View commemorative plate (c1895-1910) of Oliver & Abigail Wolcott Ellsworth at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.


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