The Libation Memorial Ceremony dates back to the age of the Romans. It is the pouring of a wine libation over the grave of a fallen warrior and asking him to drink in spirit with those present and serves as a link between the warrior and those present. Veterans in attendance are invited to participate in the ceremony.
- March 27, 2018 Friends of State Parks Legislative Day on March 27. We participated in this event in the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.
- April 19, 2018 – The Battle of Groton Heights: New London’s Story. New London County Historical Society’s Executive Director, Steve Manuel presented a program on the events of September, 6, 1781.
- July 20, 2017 Annual Meeting The Friends of Fort Griswold Annual Meeting was held at the Monument House Museum at Fort Griswold.
- August 5, 2017 Guardians Big Band Jazz Concert An eclectic assortment of swinging jazz as the Guardians Big Band performed a concert at historic Fort Griswold in Groton.
- September 3, 2017 236th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Groton Heights
- October 19th, 2017 – Spies and Traitors of Connecticut during the American Revolution, a presentation by Damien Cregeau.
- December 9, 2017 -Holiday Open House. It snowed!
- December 10, 2016: Holiday Open House and Bonfire. View photos of this event
Our first community open house and bonfire was a huge success.
- July 25th, 2016 : PLYMOUTH FIFE AND DRUM CORPS PERFORMED AT FORT GRISWOLD
The Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps performed on the grounds of Fort Griswold on Monday, July 25, at 3:45 p.m. as part of the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps’ summer 2016 tour of New England.