At the Brooklyn Fall Festival at approximately 2 pm, there will be a “parade” from the encampment north to the UUS Meeting House for a celebration of Israel Putnam’s 300th birthday.  The State Historian will be present. 

* Route 169 will be closed for the parade.

Major General Israel Putnam was born in Salem Massachusetts on January 7th, 1718 and died in Brooklyn, Connecticut on May 29, 1790.

Link to Biography 

Putnam Elms           

More information on the 300th Birthday Celebration of

Major General Israel Putnam being held on

Saturday September 29th, 2018 on the day of the Brooklyn Fall Festival from 10:00AM to 4:00PM.