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Elizabeth Park image
West Hartford, CT
(Range: 1 mile)
Elizabeth Park is on the national register of historic places. Elizabeth Park offers just over one hundred acres of formal gardens, green space, recreational facilities, walking loops, and the Pond House Café. Come enjoy the beauty of the gardens and grounds. Bring your camera! (Curated content from www.elizabethparkct.org)
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center image
(Range: 2 miles)
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center holds the largest collection of materials related to Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the influential anti-slavery novel and 19th century best seller, and multiple other books. Decorative arts, works of art, furniture, memorabilia, rare manuscripts and print material, images and visual media –- 228,000 items — illustrate the lives and times of Stowe and her family. (Curated content from www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org)
Mark Twain House & Museum image
(Range: 2 miles)
The Mark Twain House & Museum has restored the author’s Hartford, Connecticut, home, where the author and his family lived from 1874 to 1891. Twain wrote his most important works during the years he lived there, including Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. In addition to providing tours of Twain’s restored home, a National Historic Landmark, the institution offers activities and educational programs that illuminate Twain’s literary legacy and provide information about his life and times. (Curated content from marktwainhouse.org)
Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library image
(Range: 2 miles)
A private, nonprofit, educational organization established in 1825, the Connecticut Historical Society is the state’s official historical society and one of the oldest in the nation. Located at One Elizabeth Street in Hartford, the CHS houses a museum, library, and the Edgar F. Waterman Research Center that are open to the public and funded by private contributions. The CHS’s collection includes more than 4 million manuscripts, graphics, books, artifacts, and other historical materials accessible at our campus and on loan at other organizations. (Curated content from chs.org)
The Artists Collective image
(Range: 2 miles)
Since its inception, the Artists Collective has trained thousands in all arts disciplines and has touched their lives and those of their families. Through its ongoing presentation of great artists of the African Diaspora, the Collective provides positive adult role models for a new generation of artists and former students who have achieved success in other professions.  (Curated content from www.artistscollective.org)
West Hartford Reservoirs image
West Hartford, CT
(Range: 2 miles)
The West Hartford Reservoirs and Reservoir 6 are the sites of MDC's water treatment facilities, five small reservoirs and more than 3,000 acres of some of the most beautiful woodlands and trails in the region. A nature lover's paradise, the area features 3,000 acres of beautiful forestland; there are more than 30 miles of paved and gravel roads for joggers and bicyclists, hiking trails, wheel-chair accessible picnic groves, cross-country skiing and snow shoeing. (Curated content from themdc.org)
The Childrens Museum image
West Hartford, CT
(Range: 2 miles)
The Children’s Museum in West Hartford, Connecticut offers hands-on fun with science and nature for younger children and families, school and community groups, and home schooled children. At the Museum and in classrooms throughout Connecticut, we encourage children to become creative thinkers and lifelong learners.  (Curated content from www.thechildrensmuseumct.org)
Museum of Connecticut History image
(Range: 3 miles)
At the Museum of Connecticut History, you'll find exhibits that trace the growth of the State and its role in the development of the nation. The Museum focuses on Connecticut's government, industrial and military history. (Curated content from museumofcthistory.org)
Hartford Stage image
(Range: 3 miles)
Renowned for producing innovative revivals of classics, as well as provocative new plays and musicals, Hartford Stage has earned many of the nation’s most prestigious awards, including the 1989 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. Additional national recognition includes honors from the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, American Theatre Wing (OBIE), and the New York Critics Circle. (Curated content from www.hartfordstage.org)
The Bushnell image
(Range: 3 miles)
The Bushnell has been central to life in Greater Hartford serving as its unique gathering place for arts, education, and community activities. (Curated content from bushnell.org)
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