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Wethersfield, CT
(range: 1 mile)
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)
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)
Lady Katharine Cruises was founded on a long standing tradition of appreciation and respect for the Connecticut River Valley and its rich history. Like Lady Katharine Cruises, “Mystique” has a proud background. She began her sailing days in New York Harbor where she was a prominent cruise ship providing tourists from the U.S. and abroad unparalleled views of New York City for almost 20 years. (This excerpt taken from the Lady Katharine Cruises website)
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)
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)
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 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. (This excerpt taken from the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center website)
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. (This excerpt taken from the Museum of Connecticut History 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)
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Hartford, CT
(range: 4 miles)
Welcome to the home of 360-degree democracy. What does that mean? Simple: the past shapes the future. Government represents the governed. Leaders – of every kind – were once just regular people like you and me. Here at Connecticut's Old State House – the very spot where Connecticut's democracy was born – you'll learn about how it was born and who made it happen. (This excerpt taken from the CT Old State House website)
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