[SOLD OUT] Frederick Law Olmsted’s Hartford

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

Traverse the streets and sites of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Hartford to commemorate this illustrious native son. Highlights include the Butler-McCook House & Garden, Olmsted’s birth site, Bushnell Park, the Capitol Grounds, High Street, Ann Street, and Keney Clock Tower, with optional visit to Olmsted’s gravesite in Old North Cemetery at the conclusion.

$5

[New!] Hartford’s Bridges & Walkways Walking Tour

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

Located at the juncture of the Little River and the Connecticut River, Hartford’s downtown includes numerous historic bridges and walkways. Explore the unique histories of these landmarks and engineering marvels, including the Little River Bridge, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, the Bulkeley Bridge, and the G. Fox walkway, among others, in this new walking tour for the 2023 season.

$5

Beyond Main Street Walking Tour

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

Expand your knowledge of Hartford’s architectural treasures beyond Main Street, as we venture to the east of Main Street to appreciate the history along South Prospect beginning with the 1788 Amos Bull House, the Hartford Times Building, BPO Elks, and the Hartford Club, as well as to the west of Main Street, including Gold and Elm Streets. 

$5

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

Historic Hartford Walking Tour: Charter Oak & Coltsville

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

Join us to explore the architectural treasures of Coltsville and the Charter Oak neighborhoods. Discuss the impacts of industry and immigration on these neighborhoods in Hartford, including sites like the Colt Factory and its worker houses, the Church of the Good Shepherd and Parish House, the Capewell Nail Factory, and the Polish National Home.

$5 – $10

Frederick Law Olmsted’s Hartford

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

Traverse the streets and sites of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Hartford to commemorate this illustrious native son. Highlights include the Butler-McCook House & Garden, Olmsted’s birth site, Bushnell Park, the Capitol Grounds, High Street, Ann Street, and Keney Clock Tower, with optional visit (by car) to Olmsted’s gravesite in Old North Cemetery at the conclusion.

$5 – $10

POSTPONED! Boxing, Baseball, and “Brass Bonanza”: Hartford Sports History Walking Tour

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

Hartford Whalers! Hartford Dark Blues! Willie Pep! Pro Football in Hartford? Where was the Velodrome? Take to the streets of Hartford to uncover the fascinating history of sports in the city from ballooning to bicycles, boxing to baseball, and so much more, beginning in the Butler-McCook Garden on this new walk for the 2024 season.

$5 – $10

Hartford’s Bridges & Walkways Walking Tour

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

Located at the juncture of the Little River and the Connecticut River, Hartford’s downtown includes numerous historic bridges and walkways. Explore the unique histories of these landmarks and engineering marvels, including the Little River Bridge, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, the Bulkeley Bridge, and the G. Fox walkway, among others.

$5 – $10
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