Camp Guardhouse

Camp Guardhouse (HMHV6)

Location: Redding, CT 06896 Fairfield County
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N 41° 20.31', W 73° 22.89'

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— Putnam Memorial State Park —

Camp Guardhouse
A log hut which was reconstructed about 1890 on the remains of a hut from 1778. The actual purpose of the original structure is in question, although local lore said it was the Guardhouse. The construction and size of the hut gives the visitor an approximation of one of the 116 enlisted men's huts inside the park. Each hut contained 12 soldiers.
HM NumberHMHV6
Marker Number2
Year Placed2009
Placed ByFriends & Neighbors of Putnam Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 7:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 635421 N 4577598
Decimal Degrees41.33850000, -73.38150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 20.31', W 73° 22.89'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 20' 18.60" N, 73° 22' 53.40" W
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Area Code(s)860, 203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 73-79 Putnam Park Rd, Redding CT 06896, US
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