Putnam Hill to Receive Historic District Marker

The Greenwich Historical Society and the Greenwich Preservation Network will dedicate a new historic district marker that outlines the history of the Putnam Hill Historic District, Wednesday, July 12 at 12 p.m. Elected officials, historic preservationists, Greenwich residents, and others will gather to dedicate the permanent marker, located on the sidewalk in front of the Tomes-Higgins House, 216 East Putnam Ave. read more...

General Putnam Celebrated

Sunday, Feb. 26, Putnam Hill’s Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held their annual reenactment of Put’s Ride. The Fifth Connecticut Regiment provides uniformed re-enactors, who thoroughly enjoy showing their audience, both young and old, the way life was during the Revolutionary War. Knapp Tavern at Putnam Cottage was an important stop along the road from Philadelphia to Boston. General Washington and John Adams spent time here, as did General Putnam. In the above photo, General Israel Putnam, portrayed by David Loda, as he leaves the Tavern for his historic ride down Putnam Hill to recruit reinforcements.
(John Ferris Robben photo)