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Connecticut Tourism

There are a number of Connecticut Tourism sites related to the Revolutionary War. Tourism of Connecticut attractions might take you to the home of Oliver Ellsworth, an instrumental leader in the creation of the United States Constitution, Putnam Cottage, a frequent meeting place of Revolutionary War General Israel Putnam, Fort Griswold in Groton, site of a British massacre of American troops or to the homes of Connecticut's wartime Governor, Jonathan Trumbull or Connecticut Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Samuel Huntington.


Samuel Huntington Home - Scotland, Connecticut

Samuel Huntington Home
Scotland, Connecticut

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If you have visited a Connecticut tourism site from the Revolutionary War, we would like to give you the opportunity to share your experiences and your pictures here. Here are some of the Connecticut travel sites we would like to hear about from you...

  • Nathan Hale Homestead - Coventry, Hale was the first American spy to be captured and executed by the British
  • Putnam Cottage - Greenwich, Known as Knappā€™s Tavern during the Revolutionary War, this was a meeting place for leaders including General Israel Putnam
  • Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park - Groton, site of 1781 British massacre of American troops
  • Governor Jonathan Trumbull House - Lebanon, home of Connecticut's wartime governor and his son, patriotic artist John Trumbull
  • Black Rock Fort, New Haven
  • Christiopher Leffingwell House - Norwich, used as a meeting place for patriots during Revolutionary War
  • Putnam Memorial State Park - Redding, named for Major General Israel Putnam who chose the site as the winter encampment for his men during the winter of 1778-1779.
  • David Humphreys House - Ansonia, Humphreys was one of George Washington's aides during the American Revolution
  • Oliver Ellsworth home - Windsor, Ellsworth was a leader in Connecticut's war efforts, an instrumental figure during the creation of the United States Constitution, a judge and Connecticut's first Senator
  • Samuel Huntington Home - Scotland, Huntington was one of Connecticut's representatives who signed the Declaration of Independence
  • Governor Trumbull's War Office - Lebanon, this war the central office from which Governor Trumbull managed Connecticut's war office, over 1100 meetings were held here and much of the supply effort for General Washington's Continental was managed from here
  • any other Connecticut attractions related to the Revolutionary War.

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Oliver Ellsworth Homestead - Windsor, Connecticut

Oliver Ellsworth Homestead
Windsor, Connecticut

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