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Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park

57 Fort St, Groton, CT 06340-3903
+1 860-449-6877
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Climb the tower!

It's free and a whole lotta steps to the top but it's a real cool view of New London and The Thames... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
ElsaManelsa
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I guess the forts don't operate for much of the year. It is very seasonable. Don't know why. Who... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Ed G
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57 Fort St, Groton, CT 06340-3903
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It's free and a whole lotta steps to the top but it's a real cool view of New London and The Thames River! Cool place to walk around too and see the bunkers and tunnel!

Thank ElsaManelsa
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I guess the forts don't operate for much of the year. It is very seasonable. Don't know why. Who knows when an attack will come. The place was great to visit and just look from the outside and walk around the grounds. Really wish I...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great family day place. Cute museum and lots of !ocal history. Visit the Bill Memorial Library while you are there.

Thank bayberry39
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I great location to have a picnic and enjoy the view.It ia also a historical site too.An open area to bicycle or walk.

Thank ajfmrf
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A place to see history. Great site over looking the river. This old fort is made of earthworks. Great place to watch the fireworks over the river.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

While in New London we decided to see the battle field. Not the typical state park as there is no defined parking area. You can see it all from the street level.

Thank Lungbuster
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in history, or the American Revolution, you will enjoy a visit here. The fort itself isn't gated so you can visit at any time. This is one of the best preserved forts from this time period and it's easy to envision...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Nice walk around the fort, good history, and great views of the river! Highly recommend this in Groton.

Thank GlobeBiker141
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice place. It is fairly small - as it was for the revolutionary war. It is a quick visit in a well maintained park - not too much to see, so it does not require much time to walk around. There is a neat monument...More

Thank adventurepursuit
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The repairs being done to the entrance have been completed. Not only a great historical site but a beautiful view of the river , Fort Trumbull and New London across the river. The museum is small but very informative. The view from the top of...More

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