Culture, General, History, Historic House
The Huntington Homestead in Scotland, Connecticut, is the birthplace of Samuel Huntington, a distinguished statesman during the Revolutionary War and early Republic.
The remarkably well-preserved site includes an eighteenth-century house on its original foundation surrounded by acres of farmland, bordered by Merrick Brook. It includes old growth trees, stone walls, an abandoned road, and other interesting features.
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library
The Seth Thomas-Bradstreet House has stood on Main Street at least since 1838. A very well preserved two-story building, it has a long association with one of the most important families in Connecticut.
New London, Connecticut
History, Historic House
It features changing exhibits and special events.
East Haven, Connecticut
The Shore Line Trolley Museum has been an important part of the community since its incorporation in 1945 as the Branford Electric Railway Association. Founded to preserve the unique heritage of an endangered species -- the trolley car -- it now boasts a collection of nearly 100 vintage vehicles as well as artifacts and documents from the trolley era. We offer trolley rides most of the year. Please check our schedule at www.shorelinetrolley.org
The mission of the Simsbury Historical Society is to promote an appreciation of the history of Simsbury, its people, places, and events, and their importance to the region and our country. TheSociety collects, preserves, and interprets significant historical resources for Simsburyresidents and visitors so that the past may enrich the future.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
Museum showcases the hand tool collection of artist/illustrator and collector Eric Sloane (1905-1985). A separate wing displays some of his artwork and his re-created artist's studio.
Culture, History, Historic House, Military
Solomon Rockwell House (c.1813), a classical Revival Colonial mansion, displays Victorian fashions, doll house, military collection, extensive collection of Civil War memorabilia, paintings by Erastus Salisbury Field. Fire department museum.
General, History, Historical Society
The Southbury Historical Society operates four historically significant buildings: The Old Town Hall Museum, the South Britain Library, the Bullet Hill School and the Ludorf Barn. The Old Town Hall Museum houses the Society's offices, archives and collections and serves as its museum. The Historic Building Commission is the umbrella organization for the Society. Board members and volunteers of the Society run the operations of all four buildings.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
TRACKS THROUGH TIME: A WALKING TOUR
EXPLORE SOUTHINGTON’S INDUSTRIAL HISTORY. A guide to Southington's historical manufacturing sites along the Farmington Canal Greenway walking trail is available on the website. The walking trail was formerly the NorthHampton-New Haven Railroad Line that supplied Southington's manufacturers and distributed their products to the world.
Art, History, Historic House
Wonderful 1789 house museum located in Clinton CT. All furniture is original to family.
Art, Children's, History, Natural History, Science
Expanded in November 2010, our museum offers engaging and educational exhibits and experiences that give children, families and educators twice the space to discover, learn and grow. Years in the making with invaluable input from children, parents, educators, experts, engineers and designers — our exhibits are unlike anything…anywhere.
History, Historic House
The Strong-Porter House; the early 18th Century farmhouse of Nathan Hale's maternal ancestors.
This museum, with its various outbuildings, features exhibits on local history