Fort Griswold Battlefield occupies a vantage point 125 feet above the river. The fort is the site of a 1781 massacre led by Benedict Arnold. Eighty-five of the 165 local defenders lost their lives on that day. Learn more.
One River. A Thousand Stories.
Here is just some of what you’ll find . . .
The Garde Theatre was built in 1926 during the golden era of the motion pictures and vaudeville. Today, the beautifully restored Moroccan interior provides an impressive atmosphere for audiences to enjoy a wide variety of cinematic and theatrical performances. Learn more.
The house sheltered the wounded after the Battle of Groton Heights. It remains a testament to the family that heroically took a stand here. Learn more.
A small but prestigious service academy, the US Coast Guard Academy sits a top a hill overlooking the City of New London. Learn more.
Fort Trumbull was built in 1852. Its ramparts offer spectacular views of the harbor and overviews of the park. It features a world-class visitor center depicting over 225 years of military history. Learn more.
The oldest continuously operating U.S. custom house was designed by the architect of the Washington Monument. Learn more.