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The park's scenic waterfall and brook give this park its name, Indian Well. The lovely falls, and shaded picnic grove at the water's edge make this park a great place to spend a lazy summer day. (This excerpt taken from the Indian Well State Park website)
A wonderful campground, shaded picnic area, and views of beautiful Lake Zoar on the Housatonic River make Kettletown State Park a popular recreation destination. (This excerpt taken from the Kettletown State Park website)
Visit Osbornedale State Park for a hike or fishing expedition, then relax with a picnic or visit the nearby Osborne Homestead Museum. (This excerpt taken from the Osbornedale State Park website)
The Humphreys House is the birthplace of the Revolutionary War officer and friend of George Washington who later became our nation's first ambassador. It serves as the Society's headquarters, as well as home of our unique Day in 1762 Program. More than just a wonderful interactive tool for educating our region's children, the Humphreys House is also a museum dedicated to its famous resident and the community he called home. (This excerpt taken from the General David Humphreys House website)
Life-like sculptures of bears and wolves welcome your arrival to this peaceful and tranquil setting featuring open fields and dense woodlands. The park was donated to the citizens of Connecticut by the internationally renowned Huntington family. (This excerpt taken from the Collis P. Huntington State Park website)
The Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts is Located on Campus of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield County, the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts is a multi-faceted facility that presents a wide variety of lectures, theatrical, musical, and dance performances. (This excerpt taken from the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts website)
The Discovery Museum is a hands-on science museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut, that serves as both a tourist destination and an educational resource for area families, schools, and other groups. Founded in 1958, opened to the public in 1962, and originally named the Museum of Art, Science, and Industry (or commonly referred to using the acronym MASI), Discovery Museum has offered interactive learning opportunities to generations of local residents.  (This excerpt taken from the The Discovery Museum website)
Putnam Memorial State Park hosts many, many great learning programs throughout the year and is well worth the trip. May is Living History School Days month; The annual Summer Craftsman Program runs 8 weeks in July and August; Living History Weekend complete with mock battle skirmishes is held in the Fall; the annual Winter Walk is always informative and held in December. Museum: The building contains exhibits and historical material related to Redding’s encampments. Open 11am to 5pm daily, Memorial Day thru Columbus Day. (This excerpt taken from the Putnam Memorial State Park website)
Have a day of family fun at Southford Falls State Park. Spend your day enjoying field sports, or try your luck at catching trout. (This excerpt taken from the Southford Falls State Park website)
Boothe Memorial Park & Museum sits on an idyllic, 32 acre site in the north end of Stratford high above the Housatonic River. It was the estate of the Boothe family for many generations and willed to the town in 1949 for the public to enjoy. (This excerpt taken from the Boothe Memorial Park Museum website)
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