Experience Revolutionary Redding
Welcome to Putnam Memorial State Park! The oldest public park in Connecticut, this site commemorates the Revolutionary War winter encampment set here in 1778-9. Remnants of the encampment are still visible today. The park is open to cyclists and pedestrians all year from dawn to dusk. Buildings are open Thursday through Monday, 10a - 5p, from Memorial Day to Veterans Day.
Walk, bike, or drive the historic one-mile loop to learn more about Putnam's winter quarters at Redding · Stop by the beautifully restored Visitor Center for maps, info, water, restrooms, souvenirs, and more · Visit the Museum to see artifacts discovered here at the park · View Anna Hyatt Huntington's iconic statue of General Putnam on horseback · Across Rt. 58, enter the recreational side of the park for pond fishing, picnic tables, grills, and additional walking trails