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Oliver Ellsworth Homestead


category : Historic Homes
Ellsworth was a famous Revolutionary patriot, jurist, statesman, and one of the framers of the U.S. Constitution. His house built in 1780, remained in the family until 1903.


Admission: $4, children (under 12) free.
Hours: Mid-May-mid-Oct.,
Address: 778 Palisado Ave.
Phone: (860) 688-8717

Come visit us in Windsor, Connecticut

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Windsor Historical Society

Two galleries with changing exhibits, hands-on history learning center, research library. Historic house tours include John and Sarah Strong House (c.1758), Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House (c.1765)

Windsor, CT Arts

Northwest Park & Nature Center

473 acres of nature trails and country roads. Nature Center, animal barn, gardens, archives building, picnic pavilions, braille trail, gift shop. Maple sugar house (Feb. and Mar.)

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ADVO SummerWinds Performing Arts Center

Over twelve summer concerts and events featuring world class artists performing a diverse musical mix. Located on 10

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Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut

History of electronic communications from telegraphs of the late 1800s to radio to television. Over 750

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Hampton Inn Hartford/Airport

110 rooms (three suites), TV, fitness center, sauna, I pool;

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