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The Trinity Episcopal Church of Brooklyn is a historic landmark that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The original building located across Church Street was built in 1771, however in the 19th Century, the need to relocate it to a better location was felt and hence the new building was raised. Both the church buildings stand for the rich heritage and culture of Brooklyn. Tourists love to explore this splendid structure that features traditional church décor including the red doors and stained glass windows depicting religious tales. Apart from that, this historic site can be rented for community events and functions. For more details, check website.
Located on Golden Street, the Divine Providence Church is the local community church of Norwich. Everyone is welcome to the services that are held regularly. They aim to bring people together to spend time with family and friends.
The Chaplin Historic District is an important area of the Chaplin town that features almost 43 properties. Its church, post office and other structures give you an idea about the life in bygone era. The Georgian and Greek Revival buildings attract tourist from all over. Witter House and the Chrysler House are few of the many prominent landmarks of this district.
The Pomfret Street Historic District is a monumental district situated in the Pomfret region of the U.S. State of Connecticut. It is a fine model of the resort and country estate period prevailing in Connecticut. It is a mammoth district that encompasses an area cover of 380 acres (150 hectares). The structures prevalent in the district speak for impeccable use of the Colonial, Mid 19th Century Revival and the Late Victorian styles of architecture. The district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Established in 1874, Putnam High School is one of the oldest and most prestigious high schools in the regions. The school originally occupied a beautiful Gothic Revival building, but moved to a larger facility to accommodate the growing number of students, in 1955. Besides an excellent academic program, the school has an active athletic as well as extra-curricular program for a well-rounded educational system. Check website for more.
Known as the town-center village consisting of over 65 properties, the Woodstock Hill Historic District is a beautiful district. Featuring some of the great architectural styles of Colonial, Federal and Greek Revival designs, the area consists of some historic buildings that are well preserved in beauty with brick or stone chimneys or even few constructions in the modern styles. It also comprises of the Woodstock Hill Burial Ground and a small cemetery.
Mystic is a picturesque village located on its namesake river that divides the towns Groton and Stonington. It was established in 1654 and is a significant port in eastern Connecticut. This place is a great tourist destination among families, and garnered popularity with the film Mystic Pizza. Explore the shore, take a walk on quaint sidewalks, and visit cafes, bars, stores and world-class casinos nearby. Visit the Mystic Aquarium and one of America’s largest maritime museums Mystic Seaport.
The University of Rhode Island boasts a thriving Department of Athletics and Recreation. With over 15 sports programs on offer, their Kingston campus features several athletic fields. The Meade Stadium, Beck Field, Keaney Gymnasium, Mackal Field House, Tootell Aquatic Center, URI Soccer Complex, and URI Softball Field provide state-of-the-art facilities. They host an array of tournaments and sporting events. Also on premises are indoor track, swimming pools, tennis court and volleyball fields.
Hebron is a small town east of Hartford that mixes old with new. Founded in 1708, its age is apparent in the colonial design of many of its historic building. As one of the fastest growing towns in Connecticut, however, Hebron also lives in the moment and for the future! Indeed, it boasts booming economies and a 130-acre business district. It hosts an annual and delectable Maple Festival, as well as a Harvest Fair come fall! Come experience the delight of a true New England town and be sure to visit when the leafs are a-changing!
All Souls Unitarian Church, now called the All Souls Unitarian Congregation, is home to a multitude of community and religious service programs on a regular basis. Attend Sunday morning services, hold religious debates and discussions, buy books on religion at the on site bookstore or simply partake in one of the group sessions organized for one and all. Special religious services and programs are held for children and adults at the Unity Hall. You can also avail of regular meditation, health, yoga and spirituality courses on offer. Check website for more details.
For all those, who love the sea, join the Shennecossett Yacht Club that offers memberships at a reasonable fee. Started in 1928, this yacht club holds numerous yacht races throughout the year and attracts several tourists and admirers. Situated amidst the beautiful surroundings, this club features a clubhouse, which consists of a covered deck, a bar, kitchen area, a fireplace and a television. The main hall can accommodate about 130 people, and is ideal for holding private parties and events. Apart from this, the club also boasts of five docks and about 191 ships.