Local Places of Interest

Local Places of Interest:

  1. Ambler Farm in Wilton, CT.
  2. Keeler Tavern in Ridgefield, CT
  3. Putnam Park in Redding, CT
  4. Weir Farm National Historic Site in Wilton, CT
  5. Wilton Historical Society in Wilton, CT.

In the state, Connecticut DAR owns and operates three important historic sites which are open to the public:

  1. Ellsworth Homestead in Windsor is the home of Oliver Ellsworth, Connecticut’s first U.S. Senator, a Supreme Court Justice, and a framer of the Constitution.
  2. Gov. Jonathon Trumbull House in Lebanon, CT is on the National Register of Historic Landmarks. It is the home of John Trumbull, America’s first Patriot Artist.
  3. Wadsworth Stable in Lebanon, CT. (Washington’s horse slept here!) Rebuilt about 1820, the stable is a rare example of Palladian architecture.