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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Connecticut
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Historical Places in Connecticut
The Mark Twain House & Museum , Hartford
Welcome to the Mark Twain House & Museum! Twain lived here from 1874-1891 with his wife Olivia and their three daughters. Many of Twain's mos
Sheffield Island Lighthouse , Norwalk
Olde Mistick Village , Mystic
Step back into the 18th century at Olde Mistick Village. All the mall's shops are housed inside recreated houses typical for 1720s New Englan
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Go inside the Grove St. Cememtery, find out about the phantom of Geronimo, and try not to sink in New Haven Harbor. Let us see if we can scare you with stories of ghosts, scandalous tales, and stranger things.
Stonington Lighthouse Museum , Stonington
Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park , Groton
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