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THE FAMOUS RIDE OF GENERAL ISRAEL PUTNAM IN FAIRFIELD

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by NYMetroParents Staff

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   The famous ride of General Israel Putnam is recreated each February in commemoration of his heroic leadership defending the Fairfield County area during the American Revolutionary War. The famous words attributed to Putnam, "Don't shoot till you see the whites of their eyes," have gone down in history. Soldiers in full regalia will skirmish on the Putnam Cottage grounds, and visitors can also tour the cottage. FREE. February 22 (date is tentative, please see website for details). 1pm. Putnam Cottage, 243 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich. 203-869-9697. www.putnamcottage.org. 


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