Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park

57 Fort St.
Groton, CT 06340- Map It
(860) 449-6877

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park is off I-95 exit 87 at 57 Fort St. The 17-acre park was the scene of a massacre in 1781 when British forces led by Benedict Arnold took the fort and burned New London and Groton. Also in the park is the 1750 Ebenezer Avery House to which the wounded were taken; the house contains period furnishings. A museum depicts the Revolutionary War era. Pets on leash are allowed. Picnicking is permitted.
Free.
Hours: Park daily dawn-dusk. Monument House Museum and Groton Monument open Wed.-Sun 9-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day.