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Historic Sites in Connecticut


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Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market
Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market
Historic Site in Coventry, CT USA

Fresh organic, heirloom, and ethnic foods from local farms mingle with the works and wares of local artisans and the very best of Connecticut history to make this farmer’s market “one of the top ten things to do in New England this weekend” – Boston Globe.


Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden
Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Historic Site in Woodbury, CT USA

historic house & English-style garden Mid 18th century historic house (or glebe) of John Rutgers Marshall, first Episcopal priest in Woodbury who lived here with his wife, nine children and three slaves from 1771-1786.

Lilac Walk & Tea
Lilac Walk & Tea
Historic Site in Bethlehem, CT USA

Learn the History Care and Culture of Lilacs with Site Horticulturist, George McCleary, followed by tea in the garden. Bring your children over 5 for a related concurrent program of games and crafts. Lilacs from the collection will also be available for sale.

Nathan Hale Homestead
Nathan Hale Homestead
Historic Site in Coventry, CT USA

The birthplace of Connecticut's state hero. "I only regret that I have one life to lose for my country" declared Captain Nathan Hale moments before the British hanged him as a spy in 1776.

New Canaan Historical Society
New Canaan Historical Society things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Historic Site in New Canaan, CT USA

A Museum, A Library, A Learning Center Learn about local life, from its colonial days to the modern era and beyond, in an atmosphere that is welcoming, friendly and fun.


Sheffield Island Ferry
Sheffield Island Ferry
Historic Site in Norwalk, CT USA

Sheffield Island with its historic 149 year old lighthouse, The Norwalk Seaport Association has owned, restored and maintained Sheffield Island Lighthouse since 1986 and is the official U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Friends group for the Norwalk Islands.

The Bushnell Park Carousel
The Bushnell Park Carousel things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Historic Site in Hartford, CT USA
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Bushnell Park Carousel Jewell St. at the Memorial Arch.

The Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market
The Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market
Historic Site in Coventry, CT USA

Connecticut’s largest and most diverse farmers’ market, it’s like a country fair every weekend. Discover fresh organic, heirloom and ethnic foods from local farms along with the works and wares of local artisans and the very best of Connecticut history.

War Office
War Office things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
Historic Site in Lebanon, CT USA

The Pentagon of Connecticut during the American Revolution Governor Jonathan Trumbull and the Council of Safety held over 1,100 meetings during the American Revolution and the majority were right here in the War Office.


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