Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden

9 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT 06751

Visitors to The Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden will experience the home of Miss Caroline Ferriday, a 20th-century philanthropist, human rights champion, and social justice crusader. Additionally, Ferriday’s beautiful gardens come alive in the spring with a burst of color and smells.

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May–June, Wed-Sun
July–Sept, Thu-Sun
October, Sat-Sun

Tours every half hour from 12 noon–4 pm; last tour departs at 3:30 pm.

Nathan Hale Homestead

2299 South Street, Coventry, CT 06238

Captain Nathan Hale, captured and hanged as a spy at age 21 by the British in September of 1776, is famous for his alleged last words: “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” Nathan grew up on the farm that his prosperous father, Richard Hale, purchased in 1740 for his large family. Visitors will learn about the vital role the homefront played for patriots in the American Revolution.

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Fri & Sat, 12 noon–4 pm
Sun, 10 am–2 pm

Tours on the half hour; last tour departs 60 minutes before closing.

Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden

55 South Main Street, Suffield, CT 06078

The Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden highlights the lifestyle enjoyed by two wealthy 18th-century Connecticut Valley families until their fortunes collapsed. Learn more about Oliver Phelps and his complicated story of wealth as it intertwined with the trajectory of the Seneca tribe in Western New York.

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Open for tours June–October on the 2nd Sunday of the month from 1 pm–4 pm, or by advance reservation. 

Butler McCook House & Garden

396 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

For 189 years the Butler-McCook House & Garden was home to four generations of a family who participated in, witnessed, and recorded the evolution of Main Street between the American Revolution and the mid-twentieth century.

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Open for tours May –October on the 1st Saturday of the month from 1 pm–4 pm, or by advance reservation.

Isham-Terry House & Garden

211 High Street, Hartford, CT 06103

A stalwart survivor of once the most elite Hartford neighborhood, the Isham-Terry House is a time capsule of the genteel lifestyle of turn-of-the century Hartford. In 1896, Dr. Oliver Isham purchased the 1854 Italianate house for his medical practice and as a home for himself, his parents and his three sisters. Visitors will also learn about the legacy of the Isham sisters as they fought to save their home from urban redevelopment.

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Open for tours May –October on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 1 pm–4 pm, or by advance reservation.

Hempsted Houses

11 Hempstead Street, New London, CT 06320

The 1678 Joshua Hempsted House in New London is one of New England’s oldest and most well documented dwellings. Adjacent to the Joshua Hempsted House is a rare stone house built in 1759 for Nathaniel Hempsted by Acadian exiles. Learn about the documented life of enslaved man Adam Jackson who worked alongside Joshua Hempsted, living in the small attic garret room.

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Open for tours May–October on the 2nd & 4th weekends of the month from 1 pm–4 pm, or by advance reservation.

Palmer-Warner House

307 Town Street, East Haddam, CT 06423

The 1738 Palmer-Warner House sits on 50 acres of land and was home to preservation architect Frederic Palmer. At the Palmer-Warner House, visitors learn about how preservation architect Frederic Palmer and his partner Howard Metzger crafted a colonial revival world out of the house and landscape.

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Open by appointment only from May–October on the 1st Saturday and 3rd Tuesday of the month.


Stewardship Properties

Seven of Connecticut Landmarks’ houses are operated as museums with regular open hours for tours, public programs, and field trip visits. Other properties (below) support our mission by providing research opportunities, rental income, historic preservation training and office space.

Amasa Day House

33 Plains Road, Moodus, CT 06469

The Amasa Day House, a rural Federal house showcases how the Industrial Revolution changed the daily life of American families. Located on the Moodus Green, it was constructed in 1816 for farmer, Colonel Julius Chapman, his wife Frances, and their four daughters. Amasa Day purchased the property after Chapman’s death, but later sold off parcels of land as he focused on his roles as insurance agent and banker. The house is open by appointment only as ongoing preservation work is performed.

Amos Bull House

59 South Prospect Street, Hartford, CT 06106

The Amos Bull House – one of four remaining 18th-century buildings in Hartford houses CTL’s administrative offices, archives and essential program and community education space. The garden between the Butler-McCook House and the Amos Bull House is open during the day for Hartford residents to enjoy a quiet green space.

Buttolph-Willams House

249 Broad Street, Wethersfield, CT 06109

With its diamond-paned casement windows, clapboards weathered nearly black, and hewn overhangs, the Buttolph-Williams House harkens back to the Puritan era of New England during the 1600s. Although actually built around 1711, the house reflects the continuing popularity of the traditional architecture imported from England. The house, while owned by CT Landmarks, is operated by the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum.

Forge Farm

Al Harvey Road, Stonington, CT 06378

The site consists of three structures, a saltbox style house used as a single family residence, a small three sided storage structure that was most likely used as a wood shed and a small corn crib once used for storing harvested corn. All are located on approximately twenty acres of tillable land surrounded by woods and stone walls. The property is closed to the public.