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Address: 243 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830
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+1 203-869-9697

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If you enjoy historical sites, you will love Putnam Cottage!

This is a three-room cottage and easy to tour with one of the docents (who are volunteers from the Greenwich DAR). It is steeped in history (read the other reviews) and is... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Greenwich, Connecticut
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a three-room cottage and easy to tour with one of the docents (who are volunteers from the Greenwich DAR). It is steeped in history (read the other reviews) and is enjoyed by children and adults alike. Call to arrange a visit! You will enjoy the quick and informative tour. It is located in the heart of Greenwich right... More 

Thank SharroninNY
Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

These were the words spoken by General Putnam at the battle of Bunker/Breeds Hill on June 17, 1775. A farmer/landowner who became a Patriot General during the American Revolution was a true American Hero. There he held the wall against some of the best troops that the British sent at him and his men. He entertained General Washington at this... More 

Thank Richard S
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

My Cub Scout den went here many years ago. There was lots of information presented by dedicated docents. General Putnam was quite a brave patriot and be sure you hear about his amazing ride down the hill next to the cottage. Go outside and look at the steep, rocky cliff to get an idea of how dangerous it was (is)... More 

Thank Doug M
Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Revoluntionary War Historic. Played a role in history. It is a cottage in size. Informative and dedicated tour guide. Gives an unchanged perspective of colonial times with its location on the major highway of the 1700s, The Boston Post Road, which was the land connection between NYC and Boston and all the towns along its route. Today US Route 1... More 

1 Thank J A
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2013

You can tour Putnam Cottage/Knapp Tavern the second Sunday of June, July and August from 1-4pm or call for organzised tour any time of the year @ 203-869-9697. Please give a few days notice to plan for a group or class trip in advance. Plan on your tour to last 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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