Visit This Connecticut Town With More Than 150 Pre-Civil War Homes

Founded in 1634, Old Wethersfield is the oldest and largest historic district in Connecticut. This town has kept its architectural roots intact with more than 150 homes predating the Civil War and many predating the Revolutionary War. Whether you are a history buff, architecture fan, or a lover of the classic New England village, taking a stroll through Old Wethersfield is like entering a time capsule.

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Have you ever spent time in Old Wethersfield? Where were your favorite places to visit? If you love visiting Connecticut’s historic spots, plan a trip to the nation’s oldest steam-powered cider mill or this old-fashioned general store that’s been open since before the Civil War.

Address: Old Wethersfield, Wethersfield, CT 06109, USA