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1st Saturday Attic Tours at the Phelps-Hatheway House
1st Saturday Attic Tours at the Phelps-Hatheway House things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
May 06, 2017 (Saturday) to Oct 07, 2017 (Saturday) History event in Suffield, CT USA

Explore behind the scenes in this lovely 18th century house! Dates: May 6, June 3, July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 2 & Oct. 7 Join us once again for our ever-popular attic tours with Museum Interpreter Jack Cown.


CT Open House Day at The Butler-McCook House & Garden
CT Open House Day at The Butler-McCook House & Garden things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Next Weekend, Jun 10, 2017 (Saturday) History event in Hartford, CT USA

Free admission to the Butler-McCook House! Sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism, the one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art & tourism. A great way for residents to discover, or rediscover, all that is happening in our state.

CT Open House Day at the Nathan Hale Homestead
CT Open House Day at the Nathan Hale Homestead things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
This Weekend, Jun 03, 2017 (Saturday) History event in Coventry, CT USA

Free admission to the Nathan Hale Homestead! Sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism, the one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art & tourism. A great way for residents to discover, or rediscover, all that is happening in our state.

CT Open House Day at the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden
CT Open House Day at the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Next Weekend, Jun 10, 2017 (Saturday) History event in Suffield, CT USA

Free admission to the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden Sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism, the one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art & tourism. A great way for residents to discover, or rediscover, all that is happening in our state.

CT Trails Day Walking Tour: Hempsted Historic District
CT Trails Day Walking Tour: Hempsted Historic District
This Weekend, Jun 03, 2017 (Saturday) History event in New London, CT USA

A guided walk with stories from the neighborhood's history. Join us for a walking tour of the Hempsted Historic District, one of New London’s first African-American neighborhoods. Hear the stories of the people who lived in this neighborhood & explore how this diverse area evolved.


CT Trails Day Walking Tour: Hempsted Historic District
CT Trails Day Walking Tour: Hempsted Historic District
This Weekend, Jun 03, 2017 (Saturday) History event in New London, CT USA

A guided walk with stories from the neighborhood's history. Join us for a walking tour of the Hempsted Historic District, one of New London’s first African-American neighborhoods. Hear the stories of the people who lived in this neighborhood & explore how this diverse area evolved.

CT Trails Day with the Nathan Hale Homestead
CT Trails Day with the Nathan Hale Homestead
This Weekend, Jun 03, 2017 (Saturday) History event in Coventry, CT USA

A historic stroll through the Nathan Hale State Forest Join Nathan Hale Homestead staff for a slow two-mile walk down the 18th-century road toward Norwich. This unimproved dirt road into the Nathan Hale State Forest is the route that the Hale family used to take their livestock to market in Norwich, CT.

CT Trails Day: Historic Main Street & Old Burying Ground
CT Trails Day: Historic Main Street & Old Burying Ground
This Weekend, Jun 03, 2017 (Saturday) History event in Suffield, CT USA

Walk from Phelps-Hatheway House to the Old Burying Ground Guided by our interpreters, walk a portion of our historic Main Street & enjoy a close-up view of the beauty, detail & expanse of the homes & churches. Suffield's historic district boasts numerous architectural gems from the 18th & 19th centuries.

Hale Barns Opening and Summer Celebration
Hale Barns Opening and Summer Celebration
Next Weekend, Jun 11, 2017 (Sunday) History event in Coventry, CT USA

The Nathan Hale Barns have a new life! Join us as we celebrate summer & the completion of the Nathan Hale Barns Renovation & Adaptive Reuse Project with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Grand Opening Celebration. Stay after to celebrate Nathan's Birthday and tour the homestead.


Slavery in Suffield
Slavery in Suffield things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Next Weekend, Jun 11, 2017 (Sunday) History event in Suffield, CT USA

Join the Phelps-Hatheway House for a historic discussion. Although we often think of it as a Southern custom, slavery was a part of many households in New England & Suffield. Lead Interpreter Jan Peake will take visitors on a tour of the house & discuss her findings on the topic.

Tales From the Other Side
Tales From the Other Side things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
This Weekend, Jun 03, 2017 (Saturday) History event in Coventry, CT USA

Lantern tour of the Nathan Hale Homestead The evenings feature a special candlelight tour, room-by-room, all the way up to the dark & dreary attic.

Tales From the Other Side
Tales From the Other Side things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
This Weekend, Jun 03, 2017 (Saturday) History event in Coventry, CT USA

Lantern tour of the Nathan Hale Homestead The evenings feature a special candlelight tour, room-by-room, all the way up to the dark & dreary attic.

The Not So Good Life of a Colonial Goodwife
The Not So Good Life of a Colonial Goodwife things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
Next Month, Jun 23, 2017 (Friday) History event in Coventry, CT USA

Velya Jancz-Urban uncensors women's colonial history What was life really like for women in the colonial period? Guest speaker Velya Jancz-Urban, teacher, author & former Brazilian dairy farmer, will have guests laughing & cringing while she discusses topics that we are all curious about but may be too shy to ask.


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