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Hartford, Connecticut Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Hartford, Connecticut.

Bushnell Park

Bushnell Park

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Bushnell Park in Hartford, Connecticut is the oldest publicly funded park in the United States. It was conceived by the Reverend Horace Bushnell in the mid-1850s at a time when the need for open public spaces was just starting to be recognized.

Colt Armory

Colt Armory

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06106
The Colt Armory is a historic factory complex for the manufacture of firearms, created by Samuel Colt. It is located in Hartford, Connecticut along the Connecticut River.

Connecticut Historical Society

Connecticut Historical Society

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06105
The Connecticut Historical Society is a private, non-profit organization that serves as the official statewide historical society of Connecticut. Established in Hartford in 1825, the CHS is one of the oldest historical societies in the US.

Connecticut Science Center

Connecticut Science Center

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06103
The Connecticut Science Center, designed by C├ęsar Pelli & Associates, opened on June 12, 2009.

Connecticut State Capitol

Connecticut State Capitol

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06106
The Connecticut State Capitol houses the State Senate and House of Representatives, as well as the offices of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of the State, and several legislative leaders.

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06105
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark that was once the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Mark Twain House

Mark Twain House

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06105
The Mark Twain House and Museum was the home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (a.k.a. Mark Twain) from 1874 to 1891. The author wrote several of his famous books here including Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Old State House

Old State House

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06103
Completed in 1796, the building was the state capitol until 1878. Exhibits focus on the history of Hartford and important events in Connecticut history.. The third floor of the building houses the Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06106
The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch in Hartford, Connecticut, honors the 4,000 Hartford citizens who served in the American Civil War, including 400 who died for the Union cause.

Wadsworth Atheneum

Wadsworth Atheneum

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06103
Founded in 1842 and opened in 1844, the Wadsworth Atheneum is the oldest continually operating public art museum in the United States. The main building looks like a castle.

Top 10 Most Popular Hartford Landmarks

  1. Connecticut State Capitol
  2. Mark Twain House
  3. Old State House
  4. Harriet Beecher Stowe House
  5. Connecticut Science Center
  6. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
  7. Bushnell Park
  8. Wadsworth Atheneum
  9. Colt Armory
  10. Connecticut Historical Society

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