DAR to Host Celebration of Put’s Ride at Putnam Cottage

General Putnam's Birthplace, Danvers, MA.

General Putnam’s Birthplace, Danvers, MA.

The Daughters of the American Revolution at Putnam Cottage will host an event to Celebrate Put’s Ride on Sunday, February 26, 2017, 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the Knapp Tavern Museum/Putnam Cottage, 243 East Putnam Avenue in Greenwich.

Experience the life of soldiers, both Patriots and Loyalists, during the American War for Independence. Learn about General Israel Putnam’s famous Ride.

Attractions include:

  • Military encampments
  • Soldiers performing tactical exercises
  • A battlefield surgeon
  • General Putnam and his horse
  • Colonial ladies’ dress exhibit
  • Music of the times

At 3:00 pm author Robert Ernest Hubbard will discuss his new book, Major General Israel Putnam: Hero of the American Revolution.

Admission is $5:00 per person or $20.00 per family benefits the preservation of the Tavern/Cottage

The Cottage is located at 243 East Putnam Avenue. All proceeds assist in the preservation of the Cottage. The event is sponsored by the Putnam Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Connecticut’s Fifth Regiment fire at the enemy. Feb. 28, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager


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