American patriot Nathan Hale taught at the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse, where visitors can read some of the moving letters he wrote to friends and family during his short life. Learn more.
One River. A Thousand Stories.
Here is just some of what you’ll find . . .
The oldest continuously operating U.S. custom house was designed by the architect of the Washington Monument. Learn more.
The house sheltered the wounded after the Battle of Groton Heights. It remains a testament to the family that heroically took a stand here. Learn more.
In colonial times Joshua Hempsted wrote in a diary almost every day of his adult life, a record that is used by scholars worldwide. Learn more.
Connecticut College is a private liberal arts college located next door to the Lyman Allyn Museum and across the street from the US Coast Guard Academy.Learn more.
A Victorianized colonial home furnished with what the original inhabitants used daily. Enjoy tours by costumed guides. Learn more.