Places to Visit

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Connecticut
Place City Sort ascending
Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum Wethersfield Three separate homes comprising a single museum, including the homes of Silas Deane, a member of the Continental Congress, and Joseph Webb; Washington and Rochambeau met there to lay out strategy.
General William Hart House Old Saybrook Built in 1767 and restored to its original condition, it is Old Saybrook Historical Society’s museum and headquarters.
Shaw Mansion New London Built by Nathaniel Shaw; used by both Washington and Lafayette during the war.
Nathan Hale Schoolhouse New London The schoolhouse where Nathan Hale taught.
Yale University Art Gallery New Haven Home to one of the finest collections of early American art anywhere, it was founded in 1832 when John Trumbull gave more than one hundred of his portraits and historical paintings to Yale. Renovation and expansion completed in 2012.
Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park Groton The site of the Battle of Groton Heights (1781).
Nathan Hale Homestead Coventry Built in 1776 and restored.

But what set [Baron von] Steuben apart from his contemporaries was his schooling under Frederick the Great, Prince Henry, and a dozen other general officers. He had learned from the best soldiers in the world how to gather and assess intelligence, how to read and exploit terrain, how to plan marches, camps, battles and entire campaigns. He gleaned more from his seventeen years in the Prussian military than most professional soldiers would in a lifetime. In the Seven Years’ War alone, he built up a record of professional education that none of his future comrades in the Continental Army — Horatio Gates, Charles Lee, the Baron Johann de Kalb, and Lafayette included — could match.

Paul Lockhart
The Drillmaster of Valley Forge: The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army (2008)