Isham-Terry Open Tour Sunday

Isham-Terry House 211 High Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Explore this beloved family home to learn about the booming industries and culture of Hartford in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, understand medical practice and public health at this time, and learn more about the Isham and Terry families through the items they owned.

Free – $15

Lilac Walks

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden 9 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT, United States

When you think of the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, you think of lilacs. Each spring, the stunning variety of lilacs curated by Caroline Ferriday and her mother scent the gardens and show off their fleeting blossoms in shades of purples, pinks, and even whites. Tour the gardens to learn about the long history of the lilacs on the property and how we care for them.

$10 – $15

Lilac Walks

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden 9 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT, United States

When you think of the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, you think of lilacs. Each spring, the stunning variety of lilacs curated by Caroline Ferriday and her mother scent the gardens and show off their fleeting blossoms in shades of purples, pinks, and even whites. Tour the gardens to learn about the long history of the lilacs on the property and how we care for them.

$10 – $15

Butler-McCook Open Tour Saturday

Butler-McCook House & Garden 396 Main Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Visit the Butler-McCook House & Garden is the only 18th-century home remaining on Hartford’s Main Street for a guided tour to learn about the McCook family, who loved music, art, and travel through explorations of the museum’s collections which include paintings, Japanese samurai armor, furniture, and toys.

Free – $15

Discovering Historic Main Street Hartford | CT Trails Weekend

Butler-McCook House & Garden 396 Main Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Join an easy 1.5-mile walking tour on the sidewalks of Hartford’s historic Main Street from the Butler-McCook House & Garden to the G. Fox Building to learn how the city has evolved through its significant structures: City Hall, the Wadsworth Atheneum, the Travelers Tower, the Old State House, Center Church and the Ancient Burying Ground. 

Free

Juneteenth Festival | Virtual Presentation

Virtual Program

Join Living Historians Joseph McGill of the Slave Dwelling Project and Tammy Denease of Hidden Women Productions as they commemorate Juneteenth in this special virtual presentation. Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States, announced in 1865 by Union Soldiers in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War had ended and the enslaved were now free.

Juneteenth Festival | Campfire Conversation

Hempsted Houses 11 Hempstead Street, New London, CT, United States

Gather around the campfire for a community conversation on the grounds of the Hempsted Houses to commemorate historic and present-day struggles toward freedom and hear more about the work of Joseph McGill of the Slave Dwelling Project. 

Juneteenth Festival | Community Celebration

Hempsted Houses 11 Hempstead Street, New London, CT, United States

Join Connecticut Landmarks for a Juneteenth celebration with the City of New London, highlighting the African American history of the Hempsted Houses and the surrounding New London neighborhood, with partners.

Phelps-Hatheway Open Tour Sunday

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

Step inside the museum to be transported to the 18th and 19th centuries and learn about the lives of those who built, lived in, and preserved the house. Understand the role of Connecticut in the American Revolution, examine colonial era trade and commercial exchange, consider land and real estate speculation and Indigenous people’s land rights, and observe the ways we display wealth and status in our homes. Winning submissions from the 2023-2024 Trees for Suffield Photo Contest will be on display in the Visitor's Center.

Free – $15

Sunset Sounds Concert Series | Jen Allen Quintet

Butler-McCook House & Garden 396 Main Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Bring a lawn chair and a picnic dinner and enjoy music in the lovely setting of the Butler-McCook historic garden on the Richard P. Garmany Fund Music & Education Terrace at the Amos Bull House. Celebrate a featured artist’s exhibition opening at the Amos Bull & Butler-McCook Houses and experience free tours of the first floor of the Butler-McCook House & Garden.  

Free

Isham-Terry Open Tour Sunday

Isham-Terry House 211 High Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Explore this beloved family home to learn about the booming industries and culture of Hartford in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, understand medical practice and public health at this time, and learn more about the Isham and Terry families through the items they owned.

Free – $15

QUIZTORY: Tavern Trivia Night

Nathan Hale Homestead 2299 South St, Coventry, CT, United States

So, you think you know trivia? Now you can prove it! Don your thinking caps for tavern-style trivia in the Nathan Hale Homestead barn as we celebrate Flag Day and the start of summer.

$10

Flower Pounding Workshop

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

Phelps-Hatheway staff will guide you step-by-step as you create a unique work of art with blooms grown by Suffield’s own Willow View Farm. This workshop is sure to bring a smile to your face as you work those muscles to make a masterpiece! 

$20 – $25
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