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Sites Located in Hartford County

Statue of David Wooster

Description: Born in Stratford, Connecticut, David Wooster graduated from the Yale University in 1738. In 1741, he became a lieutenant of the militia and commanded the armed sloop "Defense". He served in the Louisburg expedition, a siege to capture the... Read more about Statue of David Wooster

Statue of David Humphreys

Description:Humphreys was from Derby, Connecticut. He was known as a diplomat, soldier, and poet. He enlisted the first colored troops in the service of the United States, the Second Company of the Fourth Regiment, formed in 1781. A close friend... Read more about Statue of David Humphreys

Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Description: Located in the center of Connecticut's largest historic district, the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum provides the quintessential New England experience. Old Wethersfield is a quiet town just south of Hartford that is known for its shade covered streets and lanes lined... Read more about Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

The Ancient Burying Ground

Description: The Ancient Burying Ground is the oldest historic site in Hartford, and the only one surviving from the 1600s. From 1640, four years after the arrival of the first English settlers, down until the early 1800s, it was Hartford's... Read more about The Ancient Burying Ground

Oliver Ellsworth Homestead

Description: Built in 1781. The Home of Oliver Ellsworth, famous Revolutionary Patriot, Jurist, and Statesman. Born in 1745, Oliver Ellsworth was one of the framers of the United States Constitution, Connecticut's first Senator, and author of the Judiciary Act, which... Read more about Oliver Ellsworth Homestead