Monthly Archives: August 2009

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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Old Burying Ground at Norwich Town

Description: Old Norwichtown Burying Ground reveals Norwich’s rich Colonial history. Gravestones bear the familiar names of many of Norwich’s earliest residents. It was established on January 4th, 1700, to satisfy the needs of a rapidly growing community. Address:  69 Main … Continue reading

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