25 Famous Connecticut Landmarks Not to Miss Story

By Sarah Hartness

Introduction

25 Famous Connecticut Landmarks Not to Miss Story

Famous Connecticut landmarks include the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, the Glass House, Bushnell Park, Yale University...

Landmark 1

Black Rock State Park

The first of the best natural landmarks in Connecticut is Black Rock State Park. The...

Landmark 2

Bushnell Park

Bushnell Park is a special landmark since it is the oldest publicly funded park in...

Landmark 3

Charles W. Morgan

The Charles W. Morgan is an 1841 whaling ship that was used for a century...

Landmark 4

Connecticut River

Another Connecticut landmark is the Connecticut River, which runs through the state and through Massachusetts...

Landmark 5

Connecticut Science Center

The Connecticut Science Center is an expansive 154,000-square-foot century where you can learn about science...

Landmark 6

Connecticut State Capitol

The Connecticut State Capitol is another important place in Connecticut and a top thing to...

Landmark 7

Connecticut State Library

The Connecticut State Library is the official library of the state, which the state established...

Landmark 8

Connecticut's Old State House

Connecticut's Old State House is one of the historic buildings in Connecticut. The building was...

Landmark 9

Devil's Hopyard State Park

Devil's Hopyard State Park is an 860-acre park in southeast Connecticut. The main attraction of...

Landmark 10

Dinosaur State Park

Dinosaur State Park was home to dinosaurs hundreds of millions of years ago. Dinosaur tracks...

Landmark 11

Gillette Castle State Park

Another important state park is Gillette Castle State Park, which, as the name suggests, is...

Landmark 12

Harkness Memorial State Park

Harkness Memorial State Park is yet another state park that is a famous landmark in...

Landmark 13

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center is dedicated to Harriet Beecher Stowe, a 19th-century writer, and...

Landmark 14

Kent Falls State Park

Kent Falls State Park is a great place to hike and enjoy nature in Connecticut...

Landmark 15

Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is owned and operated by the Mashantucket tribe...

Landmark 16

Mystic Seaport Museum

The Mystic Seaport Museum is home to Charles W. Morgan. Other than the famous ship...

Landmark 17

New England Air Museum

Another of Connecticut's points of interest is the New England Air Museum or the NEAM...

Landmark 18

Sheffield Island Lighthouse

Sheffield Island Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse that was important in helping sailors travel by...

Landmark 19

Submarine Force Library & Museum

The Submarine Force Library & Museum is a free museum in New London County, CT...

Landmark 20

The Glass House

The Glass House is a praised architectural building designed by Phillip Johnson in Fairfield County...

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Landmark 21

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The Mark Twain House and Museum are another one of the historic sites in Connecticut...

Landmark 22

The Palace Theater

The historic Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut, was built in 1921 and is on the...

Landmark 23

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford is based out of a castle. It...

Landmark 24

Wadsworth Falls State Park

Another important park in Connecticut is Wadsworth Falls State Park. The park centers around Wadsworth...

Landmark 25

Yale University

The last one of the top famous sites in Connecticut is Yale University in New...

Conclusion

Conclusion

Connecticut has a lot to do, from museums and state parks to homes of literary...

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