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HISTORIC SITES OR MUSEUMS The Academy 605 Orange Center Rd. Orange. The building was once a meetinghouse and school that now presents exhibits of life in Orange from its earliest days in the 1700s to the 21st century. Free. June-October Sunday 1-4 p.m. 203-795-3106 orangehistory.org Allis-Bushnell House and Museum c.1785 853 Boston Post Rd. Madison. Features exhibits and displays concentrating on local history including period furniture ship models paintings china clothing childrens toys annex of tools farm equipment shing items herb garden and model of U.S.S. Monitor. Free. Grounds are open daily the house is open for events and by appointment. 203- 245-4567 madisoncthistorical.org Amistad Memorial 165 Church St. in front of New Haven City Hall New Haven. Sculpted by Ed Hamilton in 1992 this monument of Senghe Pieh known as Joseph Cinque stands on the former site of the New Haven Jail where illegally kidnapped Africans were imprisoned in 1839 while awaiting trial. The work is a majestic 14-foot relief sculpture cast in bronze and distinguished by its unique three-sided form each side highlighting the capture trial and return home of Senghe Pieh and his fellow captives. Andrews Homestead 1760 424 West Main St. Meriden. The Moses Andrews Homestead one of the oldest houses in Meriden was built about 1760 by Samuel Andrews III and was later inherited by his son Moses. The house is a traditional New England salt-box. May and October Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 203-639-1913 meridenhistoricalsociety.org Christ Church Episcopal 84 Broadway New Haven. One of the nest examples of the revival of the English Gothic Style in America designed by architect Henry Vaughan 1845-1917. The red brick interior is decorated with neo-medieval wood and stone carvings and has exquisite stained glass from London. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday 730 a.m.-130 p.m. and during scheduled service times. 203-865-6354 christchurchnh.org Connecticut Law Enforcement Memorial Connecticut Police Academy Grounds 285 Preston Ave. Meriden. Monument memorializes state police ofcers who died in the line of duty. Year-round daily 24 hours. Free. 203-427-2600 ctneverforget.org Deacon John Grave House c.1685 581 Boston Post Rd. Madison. Originally a primitive two- room dwelling that evolved into a classic saltbox. Costumed tours available by appointment. 203-245- 4798 deaconjohngrave.org Eells-Stow House Clark Stockade House and Bryan- Downs House 34 High St. Milford. Three period houses Claude Cofn Indian Collection special exhibits. June-October Saturday Sunday 1-4 p.m. 203-874-2664 milfordhistoricalsociety.org Eli Whitney Museum 915 Whitney Ave. Hamden. Childrens hands-on learning workshop located on Eli Whitneys armory site. See website for current hours. 8 members10 non-members. 203-777- 1833 eliwhitney.org Elisha White House 1750 Buell Tool Museum George Flynn Library 103 East Main St. Clinton. The collections of the Clinton Historical Society are open to everyone free of charge. These include Old Brick or the Elisha White House the oldest brick house between New Haven and New London the George Flynn Library that contains thousands of photographs books newspapers letters and other resources relating to Clinton its history and residents and the Museum Room at Andrews Town Hall that contains a permanent exhibit entitled Clinton Pathway to a Town. May-September. 860-669-2148 clintoncthistory.org The Episcopal Church of St. Paul and St. James 57 Olive St. New Haven. This church community founded in 1829 and located in the historic Wooster Square neighborhood offers hospitality healing and hope in the city through its worship and social justiceoutreach programs. Monday-Friday 930 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday worship at 830 a.m. 1030 a.m. 203-562-2143 stpaulstjames.org Essex Steam Train Riverboat Rte. 9 Exit 3 Essex. Essex Steam Train Riverboats 2-hour journey begins at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a 12-mile narrated round-trip into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley-designated one of the last great places on earth by the Nature Conservancy. 860-767-0103 essexsteamtrain.com First Church of Christ 311 Temple St. New Haven. Also called Center Church it was built on the New Haven Green by Ithiel Town between 1812 and 1815. Todays exterior is essentially the original design. Henry Austin rst remodeled the interior in 1842. A unique historic crypt is located in the church basement bearing tombstones that date back to 1687. Tours are available by appointment. 203-787-0121 newhavencenterchurch.org First Church of Christ Scientist 950 Chapel St. New Haven. A religion founded in the late 19th c. by Mary Baker Eddy author of Science Health with Key to the Scriptures based on the reinstatement of primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing. Sunday service 10 a.m. Wednesday testimony meeting 730 p.m. Reading Room Monday-Friday noon-3 p.m. 203-787-0829 christiansciencect.org newhaven Fort Nathan Hale and Black Rock Fort 36 Woodward Ave. New Haven. When 3000 British invaded New Haven in 1779 19 patriots defended the site preventing them a direct route to downtown forcing them to land at Lighthouse Point and West Haven to face a 5 mile long ght to downtown. Freedonations accepted. Daily May-Labor Day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 203-946-6970 Freedom Schooner Amistad Long Wharf Dr. New Haven. Amistad Connecticuts Flagship and Tall Ship Ambassador teaches the important lessons of history inherent in the Amistad incident of 1839. Amistad serves as an enduring symbol of unity and the human struggle for freedom. Throughout summer 2016 the ship will visit several ports throughout the state. Contact Visit New Haven for current information. Grove Street Cemetery 227 Grove St. New Haven. A National Historic Landmark the cemetery was established in 1796 and is the rst chartered burial ground in the country. Eminent people buried there include Noah Webster Gen. David Humphreys Roger Sherman Charles Goodyear Walter Camp and Bart Giamatti. A self-guided touring map is available from the cemetery ofce daily 8 a.m.-330 p.m. Free one-hour walking tours sponsored by the Friends of the Grove Street Cemetery take place May-November Saturday 11 a.m. Sunday noon. Meet at the cemeterys chapel building immediately inside the Egyptian Revival gates on Grove at High St. 203-389-5403 grovestreetcemetery.org Harrison House c.1724 124 Main St. Branford. Early 18th century homestead and house constructed with massive center chimney and two-over-two room conguration. Constructed of local tulip wood and oyster shell plaster the house features period furnishings and local artifacts rotating exhibits along with period herb and ower gardens. Donations accepted. Summer Saturday 1-4 p.m. or by appointment. 203-488-4828 branfordhistoricalsociety.org Henry Whiteld State Museum c.1639 248 Old Whiteld St. Guilford. Oldest house in Connecticut this unusual stone building was constructed in 1639 for Henry Whiteld religious leader of the founders of Guilford. Visitor Center has changing exhibits and gift shop. 203-453-2457 cultureandtourism.org Hyland House 84 Boston St. Guilford. A museum of colonial life in a c.1660 house steps away from the Guilford Green. Period furniture and artifacts. Docent led tours. Seasonal hours. 203-453-9477 hylandhouse.org John Stanton House Museum c.1789 63 East Main St. Clinton. 18th and 19th century furnishings general store and collection of antique American and Staffordshire dinnerware. Original site of Yales rst classroom. July August Saturday Sunday 2-5 p.m. or by appointment. 860-669-2132 or 860-964- 0154 Jonathan Dickerman House Museum c. 1792 105 Mt. Carmel Ave. Hamden. 1792 furnished farmhouse operated by the Hamden Historical Society reects modest family living also reconstructed cider mills barn and herb garden. Donations accepted. July August Saturday Sunday 1-4 p.m. 203-288-0017 The Little Red SchoolHouse 13 Old Post Rd. North Branford. Oldest one-room schoolhouse still standing in New Haven County. Built in 1805 in continuous use until 1890. Recently restored and furnished. Said to be the model for Winslow Homers etching The Noon Recess. Tours by appointment. 203-488-0423 The Mark Twain House and Museum 351 Farmington Ave. Hartford. The Mark Twain House Museum has restored the authors Hartford Connecticut home where the author and his family lived from 1874 to 1891. Twain wroteAdventures of Huckleberry Finn TheAdventures of Tom Sawyer andAConnecticut Yankee in KingArthurs Court while living there. 860- 247-0998 marktwainhouse.org Medad Stone Tavern Museum 197 Three Mile Course Guilford. Built in 1803 14 rooms 10 replaces barn corncrib extensive elds and community garden. 203-453-3176 guilfordkeepingsociety.com Miller Barn Museum 1 Library Pl. North Branford. North Branfords Historical Society houses an antique barn loom and an extensive collection of textile tools and farm equipment. Wednesday 2-4 p.m. or by appointment. 203-488-0423 New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Rd. Windsor Locks. The New England Air Museum is committed to presenting the story of aviation the human genius that made it possible and the profound effects that it has had on the way in which we live. 860-623-3305 neam.org HISTORY www.visitNewHaven.com www.newhavenarts.org16