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Newington, CT
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The Enoch Kelsey House at 1702 Main Street in Newington is an example of the home of a prosperous Connecticut farmer and tinsmith in the late 18th century. It was built by Enoch Kelsey and his son David in 1799 on Kelsey Street opposite Christian Lane in the southwestern section of town. It was moved to its present location by the Newington Historical Society and Trust in 1979. (This excerpt taken from the Enoch Kelsey House website)
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Newington, CT
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The Newington Historical Society & Trust, Inc. seeks to promote interest in and appreciation of the history of Newington and environs from the time of earliest settlement to the present. (This excerpt taken from the Kellogg-Eddy House website)
Stanley Golf Course is a beautiful 27 hole public golf course including a Teaching Academy & 19 station driving range (10 of the driving range bays are covered, heated and illuminated) located just minutes from Hartford in New Britain, CT close to major highways. (This excerpt taken from the Stanley Golf Course website)
The New Britain Industrial Museum collects, preserves and exhibits items representing more than 200 years of New Britain innovation and invention. From 19th century hooks & eyes to 21st century ERA Cobra Cars the museum and its collection serve as a bridge between New Britain’s past and present and provides inspiration for the future. (This excerpt taken from the New Britain Industrial Museum website)
The NBMAA collection represents over three centuries of the major artists and movements of American art. Today it contains over 8,400 paintings, works on paper, sculptures, videos, and photographs. (This excerpt taken from the New Britain Museum of American Art website)
Connecticut Theatre Company was formed in 2013 by the members and directors of two local community theatre groups, Bristol Theatre Arts and the New Britain Repertory Theatre group. These two groups wanted to combine their volunteers, talent and resources to ensure that central Connecticut had a theatre presence that delivered consistent, valuable and exciting theatrical opportunities, education and entertainment. Out of these collaborative discussions, Connecticut Theatre Company was born. (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut Theatre Company website)
Today, the museum building includes the historic house, the Jodik Education Center with a working reproduction open hearth, two exhibition galleries, a newly renovated Visitor Reception Center (VRC), and the Hamilton Gallery. The VRC includes a museum shop, a one-room schoolhouse theater, and a long-term exhibit on Noah Webster. The museum holdings also include a diverse collection of decorative arts, manuscripts, books, and ephemeral artifacts related to Noah Webster as well as to the local community. (This excerpt taken from the Noah Webster House website)
Located in the center of Connecticut’s largest historic district, the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum provides the quintessential New England experience. Visitors are immersed in life of the mid-18th and early-19th centuries during informative and entertaining one-hour tours. We also host a number of annual events to entertain, educate and enlighten visitors. (This excerpt taken from the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum website)
If you like dinosaurs, you'll love our 200 million-year-old fossil trackway, interactive exhibits and the chance to cast your own dinosaur footprint to take home. (This excerpt taken from the Dinosaur State Park website)
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. (This excerpt taken from the West Hartford Reservoirs website)
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