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For almost 50 years, Joshua Hempsted described everyday life. His house, built in 1678, was home to nine generations of Hempsteds. Adjacent is a rare 18th-century stone house built by his grandson, Nathaniel. The Joshua Hempsted house is the only Underground Railway stop open to the public on the Connecticut Freedom Trail.


Admission: Adults $4, children $2.
Hours: Mid-May-mid-Oct.,
Address: 11 Hempstead St.
Phone: (860) 443-7949, (860
Our Website:www.hartnet.org/als

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