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Coventry, Connecticut
General, History, Historic House
The Nathan Hale Homestead was the home of the family of State Hero, Nathan Hale. Constructed in 1776, the current house is the second dwelling built on the property. Nathan’s father, Richard Hale, was a prosperous livestock farmer and built the house for his large family. Ardent patriots, six of Richard’s eight sons served in the patriot army. One son, Capt. Nathan Hale was caught and hanged as a spy at age 21 by the British in September of 1776.
East Haddam, Connecticut
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Hale complained in a letter to a former college classmate of the "remote life in the wilderness called Moodus", and he left East Haddam just before spring to take over the Union Grammar School in the "big city" of New London. Had it not been for the growing war clouds and eventual struggle the schoolhouse on the green at Chapman's Ferry would have been forgotten, as Hale departed with little or no fanfare that winter of 1773.
Gales Ferry, Connecticut
History
Naugatuck, Connecticut
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Naugatuck Historical Society is located in the historic Railroad Station. Parking is free and plentiful and we are located right on the Metro North Line.
Groton, Connecticut
History
Stafford Springs, Connecticut
History
New Fairfield, Connecticut
History
New London, Connecticut
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
The Custom House Maritime Museum occupies a Greek Revival building that has served as New London's custom house since it was opened in 1835. Exhibits and programs illustrate aspects of New London's multi-faceted maritime history, among them the Amistad Affair (the slave ship captured in 1839 and first brought to New London); area lighthouses; the whaling industry; the War of 1812; yachting; naval submarine history; and customs collection.
Noank, Connecticut
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
The Society has two buildings: the Sylvan Street Museum, which houses its archives, library, and exhibits, and the Latham Chester Store, which is the venue for the Society's various social programs, meetings, lectures, and member art exhibitions.
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
Art, History, Historical Society
This Museum is a work in progress the House has many old household items capturing the past as it was many years ago. The living area has oil paintings and music related items including a 1800's piano. Connecticut's and Windsor Locks own Governor Ella Grasso has many items of her political life on display in the parlor including many documents and her awards. The rooms have toys and Civil War rifles and many pictures of Windsor Locks Buildings and people.
North Stonington, Connecticut
Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Society maintains the Stephen Main Homestead (1781) as its Headquarters. This is also the home of the A. Morgan Stewart Memorial Library.
Norwalk, Connecticut
Cemetery, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
The Norwalk Historical Society was incorporated in 1899 with the purpose of promoting and encouraging historical research in Norwalk. That vision is kept alive today with the re-establishment of the NHS in 1949 and the continued focus on “the research, preservation, and promotion of interest in the history of Norwalk.” Members of the NHS bring Norwalk’s history to the public eye through contributions, donations, and volunteer time in a variety of NHS sponsored activities.
Norwalk, Connecticut
History
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Richmond, Virginia

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