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Address: Wethersfield, CT
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Well kept and charming

If you are in Hartford and you have 2-3 hours to spare, I would take the trip to Old Wethersfield. A very charming area with a lot of well kept, but old, houses. Several places to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Hartford and you have 2-3 hours to spare, I would take the trip to Old Wethersfield. A very charming area with a lot of well kept, but old, houses. Several places to eat or you can enjoy an ice cream from the local creamery. There are several museums you can visite - or you can just... More 

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Newton Falls, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

small but interesting area, liked the free museums cherry helpful staff in most of them. Save two or three hours from your day to check the area might be worth your wild

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like history, Old Wethersfield is the place to be. We have places where Washington slept, where his army stayed, etc. One of the crown jewels is First Church and the Meeting House. You can imagine all the fire and brimstone sermons that went on there, not so much anymore (grin). It doesn't take too much of an imagination... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Had an excellent weekend away visiting Old Wethersfield for the first time. We wanted a historic place where we could do a lot of walking and this place is perfect. Friendly town, well maintained sidewalks and paths, and every home seemed to have a beautiful garden to admire. Great opportunities to explore several decades of history.

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Thank dotquaid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Great area to walk, browse. Good restaurants and ice cream. Very historic. We frequent the area on bicycle and walking. Great place to live or visit.

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

I grew up here, so to me it's nothing special. Small town, not many shops but a couple of the houses charge admission for a tour. The cove area's probably the most scenic spot with the old barn that's never open (although it's supposed to be). If you want to see a great old town, go to Deerfield MA instead... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

There are an exceptional number of historic homes in this charming village. Two homes of historical significance during the revolutionary war period can be toured in the warm season. There are great places to dine and cute shops to explore. There is also a lovely cove that served as a shipbuilding area in the 1700's and now is home to... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Wethersfield's Historic Center is small and charming. It's a pass through on your way to somewhere else. If you're interested in history you will enjoy a couple of hours walking Main Street and visiting the circa houses and old cemetery.

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Wethersfield is the most ancient town in the state, with roots dating back to the 1600s. There have been historic battles here, George Washington has slept here, worshiped here and met with Rochambeau to plan the battle of Yorktown. Revolutionary troops gathered on the Broad Street Green in preparation for battle during the Revolutionary War. Many of the houses are... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This quaint little gem of a town at Exit 26 off of Interstate 91 is a "do not miss"! Charming places to eat and great shops with unique stuff. Great place to stop between Boston and New York. I love the tree lined streets in the Village of Old Wethersfield. Don't miss Main Street Creamery....delicious ice cream and reason enough... More 

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