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  • HADDAM

    28 January 2021

    Thankful Arnold House Museum 14 Hayden Hill Road Haddam, CT 06438 (860 345-2400 www.haddamhistory.org/arnold_house Renovated in the late 1980’s to reflect the Colonial Revival style, the gardens were also researched by the CT Herb Society Research Group to select herbs and other plants that would have been found in home…

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  • GROTON

    28 January 2021

    Ebenezer Avery House 54 Fort Street Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park Groton, CT 06340 (860) 446-9257 www.averymemorialassociation.com/ebavery.htm On-site gardens were established by the former Groton Garden Club, and now the Trillium Garden Club maintains the herb and colonial-style gardens. Cuttings from the gardens are used to decorate the historic house…

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  • GREENWICH

    28 January 2021

    The Bruce Museum 1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT 06830 (203) 869-0376 www.brucemuseum.org The community-based museum highlights art, science and natural history through a dozen or more changing exhibits each year. Originally built as a private home in 1853, it is now a center for educational programs for schools, families and…

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  • FARMINGTON

    28 January 2021

    Hill-Stead Museum 35 Mountain Road Farmington, CT 06032 (860) 677-4787 www.hillstead.org Hill-Stead was the first architectural project of Theodate Pope Riddle, one of the first licensed female architects of the U.S. The home which was built for her parents houses their collection of notable paintings by Monet, Manet, Cassatt, Degas…

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  • FAIRFIELD

    28 January 2021

    Greenfield Hill Dogwood Festival c/o Congregational Church 1045 Academy Road Fairfield, CT 06430 (203) 259-559 www.facebook.com/GHCCDogwoodFestival A celebration timed around the blooming of the pink and white dogwood trees in the area. The village is designated an Historic Site by the National Park Service. Call for dates. Ogden House and…

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  • EAST HADDAM

    28 January 2021

    Gillette Castle State Park 67 River Road Haddam, CT 06423 (860) 526-2336 www.portal.ct.gov/DEEP/State-Parks/Parks/Gillette-Castle-State-Park The 190 acre property overlooking the Connecticut River features the stone “castle”, a medieval-inspired mansion constructed by actor William Gillette. In addition, a Visitor Center, picnic areas and hiking trails leading to the River includes the Gillette…

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  • DERBY

    28 January 2021

    Osborne Homestead Museum & Kellogg Environmental Center 500 Hawthorne Avenue Derby, CT 06418 (203) 734-2513 Kellogg-Environmental-Center-and-Osborne-Homestead-Museum Frances Eliza Osborne Kellogg, a businesswoman and conservationist, deeded her 350-acre property to the State of Connecticut to preserve the land for future generations. Today, the State Park’s Museum grounds feature formal flower gardens,…

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  • COS COB

    28 January 2021

    Greenwich Botanical Center 130 Bible Street Cos Cob, CT 06807 (203) 869-9242 www.greenwichbotanicalcenter.org The Greenwich Botanical center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting conservation, horticulture and the arts through educational programs, outreach activities and special events. Located on 61 acres, the Center includes walking trails, a horticulture building…

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  • CANTON

    28 January 2021

    Roaring Brook Nature Center 70 Gracey Road Canton, CT 06019 (203) 693-0263 www.roaringbrook.org With a mission to increase awareness, appreciation and knowledge of the natural world, the Nature Center offers dioramas, live animals, 6 miles of trails and outdoor gardens. In addition, a variety of presentation topics are available for…

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  • BRIDGEWATER

    28 January 2021

    Promisek at Three Rivers Farm 694 Skyline Ridge Road Bridgewater, CT 06752 (860) 350-822 www.promisek.org Originally designed by Beatrix Farrand, the garden fell into disrepair over time. A local garden historian rediscovered Farrand’s plan, and volunteers now maintain the beds while respecting the original design. A pink, blue, purple, red…

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