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Blackledge Country Club is a 36-hole public golf course nestled in the scenic Connecticut countryside. We feature two distinct 18-hole layouts: Anderson’s Glen, known as “The Old Course”, was designed by architect Geoffrey Cornish and opened in 1963. Gilead Highlands, known by many as “The New Course”, was designed by architect Mark Mungeam and opened in the Spring of 2000. (This excerpt taken from the Blackledge Country Club website)
Tallwood is an 18 hole course featuring your choice of four tee placements sure to meet or challenge anyone’s playing level. Tallwood also boast one of the best public practice facilities in the state. Enjoy our two large putting greens, a chipping/bunker area with a target green and a large driving range. Private and group lessons as well as multi-day instructional camps are available through our PGA professional. (This excerpt taken from the Tallwood Country Club website)
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Colchester, CT
(range: 5 miles)
In 1998 Gloria and her former business partner purchased the last few acres of a third generation family farm and started planting the vineyard, dedicating every hour available to the venture. Jim Melillo has been involved with wines from running tasting clubs to associating with wine corporations in varying capacities. Together they continue to direct the growth of the winery. (This excerpt taken from the Priam Vineyards website)
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Hebron, CT
(range: 6 miles)
Gay City State Park offers a glimpse into Connecticut's industrial roots with over 1500 acres of endless opportunities for outdoor fun including the exploration of extinct mill-town ruins and stone foundations. (This excerpt taken from the Gay City State Park website)
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Portland, CT
(range: 7 miles)
PGC, located in central Connecticut, is convenient for both Shoreline and Hartford area golfers. PGC is known for its exceptional playing conditions and best rates in the area. With its unique layout and routing, golfers have the opportunity to play the course in many different ways and it will leave players of all skill levels and abilities wanting to come back again.  (This excerpt taken from the Portland Golf Club website)
Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. Our course is a pleasure for golfers of any skill level to play. Test your accuracy with our fairways, water hazards and sand traps; we have everything you need to challenge you and improve your game. (This excerpt taken from the Quarry Ridge Golf Course website)
Our golf course totals 6,167 challenging yards from the white markers, which are rated at 69.7. Manicured bunkers placed strategically about the fairways and greens demand concentration, skill and a fair amount of local knowledge to score well. Come play Manchester Country Club not only due to the great condition our golf course but for good times, good people and good fun. (This excerpt taken from the Manchester Country Club website)
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Manchester, CT
(range: 9 miles)
Welcome to The Fire Museum, the home of the Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society, located amidst the renovated red-brick mill buildings of the Cheney National Historic and Landmark District in Manchester, CT. The Museum is housed in a 1901 wooden firehouse, originally built by the Manchester Volunteer Firemen with funds donated by the Cheney Family, world renowned manufacturers of fine silk fabrics. The collection is on display on all three floors of our historic building, which includes a large gallery on the second floor. (This excerpt taken from the Fire Museum website)
The mission of the Lutz Children’s Museum shall be to provide a multi-faceted museum for children to explore culture, history, and the natural sciences through internal and external exhibits, programs, and experiences. (This excerpt taken from the Lutz Children's Museum website)
We present year-round arts programming, including plays, musicals, concerts, and other performing and visual arts activities. Every year, this programming is supported by more than 30,000 hours from volunteers, including actors, backstage crew, set builders, ushers and many other creative personnel. (This excerpt taken from the Little Theatre of Manchester website)
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