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Picturesque New London and its environs, Groton, Mystic, Montville, Waterford, at the commencement of the twentieth century; notable features of interest .. . t Griswold. Chapter X1I1I. HISTORIC GROTON. REVOLUTIONARY INTEREST —RUINS OF FORT GRISWOLD AND THE SPOTWHERE LEDYARD FELL-THE GROTON MONUMENT AND MONUMENTHOUSE- NOTED MEN OF GROTONS PAST BRIEF SKETCH OF COLONELLEDYARD, AND OF ANNA WARNER BAILEY - MODERN GROTON —VILLAGES WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP — CHURCHES AND SCHOOLS. Ix Point ok RevolvtionaryFame and Imioiitanoe the town of(xroton, Connecticut, takes rank withConcord, Lexington. Boston, and

Picturesque New London and its environs, Groton, Mystic, Montville, Waterford, at the commencement of the twentieth century; notable features of interest .. . t Griswold. Chapter X1I1I. HISTORIC GROTON. REVOLUTIONARY INTEREST —RUINS OF FORT GRISWOLD AND THE SPOTWHERE LEDYARD FELL-THE GROTON MONUMENT AND MONUMENTHOUSE- NOTED MEN OF GROTONS PAST BRIEF SKETCH OF COLONELLEDYARD, AND OF ANNA WARNER BAILEY - MODERN GROTON —VILLAGES WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP — CHURCHES AND SCHOOLS. Ix Point ok RevolvtionaryFame and Imioiitanoe the town of(xroton, Connecticut, takes rank withConcord, Lexington. Boston, and Stock Photo
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Picturesque New London and its environs, Groton, Mystic, Montville, Waterford, at the commencement of the twentieth century; notable features of interest .. . t Griswold. Chapter X1I1I. HISTORIC GROTON. REVOLUTIONARY INTEREST —RUINS OF FORT GRISWOLD AND THE SPOTWHERE LEDYARD FELL-THE GROTON MONUMENT AND MONUMENTHOUSE- NOTED MEN OF GROTONS PAST BRIEF SKETCH OF COLONELLEDYARD, AND OF ANNA WARNER BAILEY - MODERN GROTON —VILLAGES WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP — CHURCHES AND SCHOOLS. Ix Point ok RevolvtionaryFame and Imioiitanoe the town of(xroton, Connecticut, takes rank withConcord, Lexington. Boston, and otherjilaces of notalile influence in the warwhich resulted in the birth of theInited States as an independentnation. Of the part she phived inthat epoch-marking [lerioth and of hershare in the making of its history, shelias reason to be proud. The Rattle of Groton Heights, wliich occurred on Sejitember (Uh, 1781, and the heroic defense of FortGriswold on that day, httve cast overGroton a halo of romantic historywliich will remain forever. Aervinteresting indeed is it to visit theruins of the old fort, and speculateupon the events of the day when a. ANNA WARNER BAILEY, ? IVIother Bailey. Anna Warner Bailey was Noted for Her Patriotic Sentiments and Acts During Both the Revolutionary Period and the War of 1812. 145 picturesque 1Rew ILondon. liaiiilliil of inni. Jill ])atriolic Iutocs.lield it willi SiKiitaii-like disregard tortlic numerical supiiioiity of tin- bi--sieging forces. The emlMinkinentsand gidund plan of the fort are stillquite plainly marked, and a sally-portthrough the south glacis yet remainsintact. Within the fort, surroundedby an iron fence, is a granite tabletwhich marks the spot where Colonel MHiiiuiiifiit in incuiiirv til the hraemen who fell at the Battle of (irotonUeiglits. On September tl, lM:iti, tiiecorner stone was laid. The monu-ment was dedicated September li, ls:>U. In IMSI its height was increasedfrom liiT feet to 1:5.t feet. The shaftis an ob

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