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Bush-Holley House Museum

Founded in 1931, the Greenwich Historical Society strives to preserve the history of the colonial era and the Revolutionary War. Your group will be in for a historical adventure as history comes to life through interactive educational programs! 39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Tel: 203-869-6899. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Fort Trumbull State Park

90 Walbach St., New London, CT 06320. 860-444-7591. Built in 1852, the fortification was constructed for the defense of the coast of the United States. Get an interactive history lesson at the visitor’s center, and then walk the Fort and ramparts for a view of the Thames River. Fee/Free.

Prudence Crandall Museum

1 South Canterbury Rd., Canterbury, CT 06331. 860-546-7800. The site of the first academy for black women in New England; features reconstructed, historically accurate rooms, exhibits and a library. Fee.