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Historical Sites around Prospect, CT
Litchfield Historical Soceity
7 South Street,
Our History: FOUNDED IN 1856 by citizens interested in preserving the history of their families, town and region, the Litchfield Historical Societ...
Talcott Mountain State Park
The familiar Farmington River Valley landmark of Heublein Tower sits atop Talcott Mountain, a long, precipitous wooded ledge named after the Talcot...
Old New-Gate Prison And Copper Mine
115 Newgate Road,
East Granby, CT
The presence of copper ore here was noted in 1705 and the site became one of the first commercial mines in the British Colonies. It was not a money...
Weir Farm National Historic Site
735 Nod Hill Road,
In the summer of 1882, American Impressionist painter J. Alden Weir boarded a train from New York bound for his modest farm among rolling hills in ...
Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Nature Trail
4 North Water Street,
The Norwalk Seaport Association’s Friends of the Norwalk Islands offers a cultural, environmental, and historical journey to Sheffield Island...
Blydenburgh County Park
Veteran's Memorial Highway,
Hiking, picnicking, camping, freshwater fishing, rowboat rentals, bridle paths, playground, dog run, and historic trust area.Richly forested hills ...
Bush-Holley Historic Site
39 Strickland Road,
Cos Cob, CT
History of Bush-Holley HouseFor over two and a half centuries, this colonial saltbox has stood at the intersection of a mill pond and river flowing...
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association
246 Old Walt Whitman Road,
Huntington Station, NY
About In 1819, Walt Whitman, widely recognized as America's greatest poet, was born in a small farmhouse in the rural Long Island community of Wes...
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
20 Sagamore Hill Road,
Oyster Bay, NY
A native of Manhattan, Theodore Roosevelt first came to Oyster Bay, Long Island on summer vacations with his family in the 1870s. The teenage boy g...
Skinner State Park
10 Skinner State Park Rd,
J.A. Skinner State Park is home to more than 400 acres of forest on Mt. Holyoke, as well as the historic Mt. Holyoke Summit House. The park is loca...
Pittsfield State Forest
1041 Cascade St.,
Cascading streams, waterfalls and flowering shrubs abound in Pittsfield State Forest. 65 acres of wild azalea fields are a profusion of pink blosso...
Wilderstein Historic Site
330 Morton Road,
Wilderstein is an independent not-for-profit historic site located in Rhinebeck, New York. Our mission is to enrich people's lives by providing a r...
Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road,
Our MuseumOld Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. You are invit...
Major Andre Monument
42 Andre Hill,
Andre Monument marks the site where the British spy was hanged and buried in 1780 during the American Revolution.Â It is a large granite monument ...
Clermont State Historic Site
One Clermont Avenue,
Clermont State Historic Site was the Hudson River seat of New York's politically and socially prominent Livingston Family. Seven successive generat...
Olana State Historic Site
5720 Route 9-G,
About Us: Olana State Historic Site, the home and studio of eminent Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church, is a historic site administ...
Wells State Park
Rte. 49159 Walker Pond Rd,
Wells State Park is a popular 1,400-acre woodland park. The two principal activities are camping and hiking. The campground has 60 attractive sites...
Savoy Mountain State Forest
260 Central Shaft Road,
Savoy Mountain State Forest makes it easy to leave the everyday world behind. Scenic North and South Ponds, with wooded edges and hills rising in t...
Western Gateway Heritage State Park
115 State Street, Building 4,
North Adams, MA
A former railroad yard, this urban park uses historical artifacts and exhibits to bring to life the controversial and danger-filled construction of...
Natural Bridge State Park
McCauley Road, off Rte. 8,
North Adams, MA
Discover a geologic wonder at this 48 acre park. Examine the only naturally formed white marble arch and man-made white marble dam in North America...
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