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Museum of Connecticut History


category : Museums
Connecticut's 1662 Royal Charter, Colt collection of firearms, changing exhibits, portraits of Connecticut's governors. Permanent exhibit ?Connecticut Collections.?


Admission: Free.
Address: 231 Capitol Ave.
I-91 Capital Area Ex., I-84 Ex. 48B E/48W
Phone: (860) 757-6535

Come visit us in Hartford, Connecticut

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State Capitol & Legislative Office Building

Gold-domed Victorian Gothic building opened in 1878

Hartford, CT Historic Buildings

Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford

Final resting place of Revolutionary War soldiers and 17th-century settlers including African-Americans and Hartford's founder Thomas Hooker. Were orginally 6,000 graves, 435 markers still stand. (No grave rubbing)

Hartford, CT Historic Markers


The Mark Twain House & Museum

Elaborate Victorian (1874) mansion with rare interiors by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1881) was the author's home for 17 years (1874-1891). 19 furnished rooms including many of Twain's possessions. National Historic Landmark. The Museum Center features fine gift shop, caf-, Ken Burns?

Hartford, CT Museums


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