Connecticut Historic Sites

Written by Amy Hall
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If you are hoping to take in some Connecticut historic sites during your stay, you are most definitely in luck. It would be nearly impossible for you to visit Connecticut without bumping into some famous historical sites. Furthermore, many Connecticut inns are on the national registry of historic places, so you might choose such a place to rest your head during your visit to the Constitution State.

Let's see, if you are hoping to get out and about and take in some history while you are at it, there are numerous 'must see' places on the list. There is, of course, Mystic Seaport, which caters to all the historians in the world. You can board some of the ships that were once used as passage between Connecticut and Europe, as well as learn how ships were built, what rations the crew brought with them on long voyages, and how people survived during tough times in this region.

Other Connecticut historic sites include the Florence Griswold Museum, which is home to one of the most famous art colonies, the Lyme Art Colony. The Garde Arts Center is the place to go if you want to check out some fabulous music, dance, and theater productions. Another stop on your list of Connecticut historic sites could be the Mark Twain House, located in Hartford, famous for its unique architecture and whimsical design style.

Check out Connecticut Historic Sites

If you want to take in the history of the region and the natural beauty and elegance of Connecticut, you might want to hop aboard the Essex Steam Train for a tour of the Connecticut River Valley. You will also have the opportunity to disembark in Deep River and hop on the River Boat for further exploration along the Connecticut River. Make sure you bring your camera because you will pass by some nostalgic New England towns, as well as see some of the most spectacular natural scenery in the world.


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