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Take a trip back in time and technology with a visit to the Vintage radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut. Learn how communications technology has changed our lives. (This excerpt taken from the Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut website)
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Windsor, CT
(range: 3 miles)
The Connecticut Valley Tobacco Historical Society operates a museum to preserve the history of cigar-tobacco agriculture in the Connecticut River Valley and educate future generations. (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut Valley Tobacco Museum website)
The New England Air Museum is located in Windsor Locks, CT and has an extensive collection of aircraft, engines and exhibits, with activites for enthusiasts of all ages. (This excerpt taken from the New England Air Museum website)
Penwood State Park offers almost 800 acres of four-season fun just a short drive from the Capital City. (This excerpt taken from the Penwood State Park website)
Since its inception, the Artists Collective has trained thousands in all arts disciplines and has touched their lives and those of their families. Through its ongoing presentation of great artists of the African Diaspora, the Collective provides positive adult role models for a new generation of artists and former students who have achieved success in other professions.  (This excerpt taken from the The Artists Collective website)
Elizabeth Park is on the national register of historic places. Elizabeth Park offers just over one hundred acres of formal gardens, green space, recreational facilities, walking loops, and the Pond House Café. Come enjoy the beauty of the gardens and grounds. Bring your camera! (This excerpt taken from the Elizabeth Park website)
Expect a conversational, interactive tour where you can participate along with your guide. Hear about Stowe’s life and the impact of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Connect the past to the present as you discuss social issues of the 19th century and today. See the beautifully preserved Victorian Gothic cottage, now a National Historic Landmark, where Harriet Beecher Stowe lived for 23 years. (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)
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Hartford, CT
(range: 6 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)
The Mark Twain House & Museum has restored the author’s Hartford, Connecticut, home, where the author and his family lived from 1874 to 1891. Twain wrote his most important works during the years he lived there, including Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. In addition to providing tours of Twain’s restored home, a National Historic Landmark, the institution offers activities and educational programs that illuminate Twain’s literary legacy and provide information about his life and times. (This excerpt taken from the Mark Twain House & Museum website)
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