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Hartford Sights

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Ranked #1 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks

Mark Twain and his family lived in this 19-room mansion on Farmington Avenue from 1874-1891.  Many rooms are lavishly decorated by Associated Artists, the interior design firm... more »

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Ranked #2 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: A tour of the gold-leaf-domed capitol includes the Hall of Flags and, when they're in session, a chance to see the state... more » Owner description: A tour of the gold-leaf-domed capitol includes the Hall of Flags and, when they're in session, a chance to see the state senate and house of representatives in action. « less
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Ranked #3 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Harriet Beecher Stowe was the best-selling author of the anti-slavery novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” A 21st-century museum and... more » Owner description: Harriet Beecher Stowe was the best-selling author of the anti-slavery novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” A 21st-century museum and program center, the Stowe Center offers interactive and engaging tours of Stowe’s home and garden and programs designed to inspire action on social justice issues. Themed tours change monthly; specialized tour experiences and discussion-based contemporary issue programs regularly offered. In 2012-13, marking the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the continued sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the 200th anniversary of the birth of abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher, Stowe's favorite brother. « less
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Ranked #4 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Educational Sites; Museums

This may seem like an obscure sightseeing attraction, but the more than 400,000 who have visited it found it very interesting. It's a recycling center owned and operated by the... more »

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Ranked #7 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The Old State House is a registered National Landmark and open to the public year-round. The restored historic chambers, and... more » Owner description: The Old State House is a registered National Landmark and open to the public year-round. The restored historic chambers, and grounds are now the site of events such as exhibits, curiosity museum, hands-on history, guided/self-guided tours and more! It is managed by the Connecticut General Assembly « less
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Ranked #8 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Hartford's oldest remaining house, built in 1782 as the home to Eliza Butler and her husband Rev. John McCook, offers a fine... more » Owner description: Hartford's oldest remaining house, built in 1782 as the home to Eliza Butler and her husband Rev. John McCook, offers a fine collection of vintage furnishings, paintings and Oriental artifacts. « less
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Ranked #12 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: The observation deck of this 1919 neo-classical pink granite building offers a panoramic view of the city, the Connecticut... more » Owner description: The observation deck of this 1919 neo-classical pink granite building offers a panoramic view of the city, the Connecticut River and the surrounding countryside. « less
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Ranked #16 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Tours
Owner description: Part of the Connecticut Freedom Trail, this route includes important historic homes, churches, grave monuments and other... more » Owner description: Part of the Connecticut Freedom Trail, this route includes important historic homes, churches, grave monuments and other important sites relative to the African-American journey from slavery to freedom during the 19th century. « less
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Ranked #17 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Hartford
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The stated mission of this educational site is to "provide excellent performing arts instruction in an artistically vibrant... more » Owner description: The stated mission of this educational site is to "provide excellent performing arts instruction in an artistically vibrant and historically rich setting." « less
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