Do you enjoy stepping back in time to learn about another era?
If so, visit one of the following historic sites where you are sure to have a good time exploring:
Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Located at 77 Forest Street in nearby Hartford, this National Historic Landmark was once the home of famed author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin, she used her words to change the public's perception of the young nation's issue with slavery. During the tour, visitors learn about her fascinating life and explore the rooms filled with her belongings.
Connecticut's Old State House
Built in 1796, this National Historic Landmark is one of the state's most historically significant museums. At one time, Connecticut's Old State House served as the state capitol building where citizens and all branches of government debated a variety of matters that were of national importance. Today, visitors can see historic rooms such as the Courtroom, House of Representatives, and the Senate, as well as explore exhibits throughout the building.
Castle Craig Tower
Located within Hubbard Park, Castle Craig Tower is a stone observation tower that sits atop East Peak. Built by stone masons in 1900, it stands thirty-two feet high and has an interior staircase that takes visitors to the observation deck. On a clear day, it's possible to see New Haven, Long Island Sound, and the Sleeping Giant Mountain Range.
If you're interested in calling our Rocky Hill, CT, apartment community home, please contact us to schedule a tour.