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Rich with history, legend and lore, Mashamoquet Brook with its Wolf's Den, offers hiking, camping, fishing, and swimming for the whole family. (This excerpt taken from the Mashamoquet Brook State Park website)
Bigelow Hollow State Park and the adjoining Nipmuck State Forest offer over 9,000 acres of recreation opportunities including miles of hiking trails, the 18 acre Bigelow Pond, and 300 acre Mashapaug Pond in Eastern Connecticut. (This excerpt taken from the Bigelow Hollow State Park website)
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry is one of America’s hidden treasures—a superb collection of over 2,500 puppets from all over the world; an archive of books, manuscripts, posters, drawings, audio-visual materials and photographs all covering the history of puppetry. It is also the new home of the Puppeteers of America’s Audio-Visual Collection: the largest collection of videotapes, films, and other media about puppetry in the United States. (This excerpt taken from the Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry website)
Natural history collections are a library of physical and biological data that scientists and scholars use to better understand our world. At the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, collections are important educational tools that help us share research and scholarship with students and the general public. (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History website)
Enjoy an afternoon of fishing in Mansfield Hollow Lake or take in the water views from one of several trails in the park. (This excerpt taken from the Mansfield Hollow State Park website)
2132 Hillside Road Unit 3104 University of Connecticut (This excerpt taken from the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts website)
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Danielson, CT
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Skydive Danielson has been operating since 1997 at the Danielson Airport. Our instructors and staff love skydiving and want to share it with you. Come see why we have been voted "Best Skydiving Center in the US" for the past 3 years. It's easy to see why thrill seekers across Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have chosen Skydive Danielson as their #1 skydiving destination! (This excerpt taken from the Skydive Danielson website)
Skungamaug River Golf Club is beautifully conditioned, old time, traditional golf facility in Coventry, Connecticut. It is a shortish, challenging, sporty course that will require you to play every club in your bag. Our 18-hole facility features 5,785 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70.  (This excerpt taken from the Skungamaug River Golf Club website)
Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. (This excerpt taken from the Old Sturbridge Village website)
The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum is located off Bridge Street in downtown Willimantic, Connecticut, on the original site of the Columbia Junction Freight Yard. Our collection includes locomotives and rolling stock, as well as vintage railroad buildings and a six-stall roundhouse reconstructed on the original foundation. Visitors can receive a guided tour of the museum and kids of all ages can operate a replica 1850's-style pump car along a section of rail that once was part of the New Haven Railroad's "Air Line". (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum website)
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