Ceremony commemorates Battle of Groton Heights

Members of the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution participate in the 18th annual Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012.
Members of the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution participate in the 18th annual Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Tim Martin/The Day Buy Photo

Howard Greene, right, of Trumbull, of the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution, fires his musket Sunday with fellow members during the musket salute portion of the 18th annual Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton. The ceremony to commemorate the Sept. 6, 1781, American Revolution battle was presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold.

Jennifer Emerson, front, of Groton, a professional storyteller, extinquishes a luminary representing a soldier who died during the the Battle of Groton Heights, during the 18th annual Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Sally Whitney, secretary of the Friends of Fort Griswold, looks on.
Jennifer Emerson, front, of Groton, a professional storyteller, extinquishes a luminary representing a soldier who died during the the Battle of Groton Heights, during the 18th annual Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Sally Whitney, secretary of the Friends of Fort Griswold, looks on. Tim Martin/The Day Buy Photo
Members of the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution stand in formation against the evening sky during the 18th annual Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012.
Members of the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution stand in formation against the evening sky during the 18th annual Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Tim Martin/The Day Buy Photo
Howard Greene, right, of Trumbull, of the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution, fires his musket Sunday with fellow members during the musket salute portion of the 18th annual Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton. The ceremony to commemorate the Sept. 6, 1781, American Revolution battle was presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold.
Howard Greene, right, of Trumbull, of the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution, fires his musket Sunday with fellow members during the musket salute portion of the 18th annual Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton. The ceremony to commemorate the Sept. 6, 1781, American Revolution battle was presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold. Tim Martin/The Day Buy Photo
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