Here’s the historical site, normally open to the public, where my ggggggrandfather, Captain John Viets, was appointed keeper of the prison in 1773, where the Tory prisoners were kept. I believe it was called Simsbury then, but now E. Granby, Connecticut.
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Viets Tavern is the unrestored mid-18th century home of first prison warden, Capt. John Viets.