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237th Anniversary Battle of Groton Heights
September 2 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
On Sunday, September 2nd, the Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution will be participating in two events commemorating the 237th Anniversary of the Battle of Groton Heights.
First event: 4:30pm at the grave of Col. Ledyard, inside the Col. Ledyard Cemetery – 240 Mitchell St. Groton, CT. Grave marking ceremony, with wreath laying and a 3-volley musket salute.
Preceding the Ft. Griswold event, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new barracks outline project.
Second event: 6:00pm inside Ft. Griswold – Park Ave. Groton, CT
Wreath laying, presentation of the colors, reading of the names of the 88 who died in 1781, extinguishing a luminary for each of the fallen, and a 3-volley musket salute.
This is a NSSAR Silver Color Event.
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