One of the walls upstairs in Putnam Elms covered with original 18th century French wallpaper. Over the years members of the family have left their signatures on the paper.
Putnam Elms is open
from June through October.
The Colonel Daniel Putnam Association, Inc. was formed as a historical society in honor of Colonel Daniel Putnam, son
of Major General Israel Putnam. The Association owns and preserves Putnam Elms.
Emily (Cox) Gibbs passed away on December 29, 2013 at her home in Middlebury, Connecticut. She was 96 years old. She was an active member of the CDPA for many years and will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held at a later date and burial will be at Old Trinity Cemetery in Brooklyn, CT.
Corporal William Spaulding Putnam was the great grandson of Colonel Daniel Putnam. He served in the 12th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He was killed in the Battle of Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864.
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