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General William Hart House

350 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
860-395-3123
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Ranked #9 of 13 Attractions in Old Saybrook
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Rhode Island
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You must spend a lot of time in this house if you love history. Outside the house is an architectural gem with mnay unique features. There's also a beautiful garden to explore. Inside, you're first treated to an introductory video on the house and the family. The women in this family were incredible and very strong. Then a docent shows... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The General William Hart House was built in 1767 and it is one of the grandest houses in Connecticut. General Hart’s home was typical of the residences of the well-to-do New England settlers. It contains many Georgian features and architectural influences more common to Williamsburg, Virginia, and even to Dutch Pennsylvania than to other New England houses. The U.S. Department... More 

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Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Super nice resturant. the food was awesome. me and my family enjoyed it and stayed for desert and we dont usallly get resturant desert.

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Oslo
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118 reviews 118 reviews
26 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours getting private tour , nice place, great docents.

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