The Oldest Town In Connecticut That Everyone Should Visit At Least Once

Settled by the English in 1633, Windsor holds Connecticut’s title for the oldest town. Of course, back then its name was Dorchester. It wasn’t until 1637 that the town decided to rename the settlement after a town in England on the River Thames. Wondering how this small settlement came to be the picturesque town we all love? Check it out:

Please note, Oliver Ellsworth Homestead is temporarily closed.

If checking out Windsor has you thinking about the other original settlements in Connecticut, you can sate your curiosity by checking out our list of the state’s oldest towns. You’ll love exploring these historical charmers!