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Hartford, Connecticut

Statue of Jack the Pardoned Turkey

This sculpture commemorates the first instance of an American president pardoning a turkey.
Mansfield, Connecticut

Epiphyte Tree

An artificial tree in the University of Connecticut greenhouses holds a collection of orchids, mosses, and other tropical epiphytic plants.
Stamford, Connecticut

Stamford's Miniature Ghost Town

Forgotten under the construction of a new urban roadway is a small, abandoned part of town.
Preston, Connecticut

Norwich State Hospital

Underground tunnels remain beneath this abandoned mental asylum.
New London, Connecticut

Ye Antientist Burial Ground

One of the earliest graveyards in the region.
East Haddam, Connecticut

Sunrise Resort

An abandoned 146-acre summer resort slowly being reclaimed by nature.
New Haven, Connecticut

Pirelli Building

After decades of neglect, a brutalist icon is getting new life as an eco-friendly hotel.
Essex, Connecticut

'Turtle' Submarine at Connecticut River Museum

This museum holds a fully-functional replica of the "Turtle," the first American submarine ever built.
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Remington Shot Tower

Connecticut's shot tower is near the end of its life.
New London, Connecticut

Annual Burning of Benedict Arnold

New London, Connecticut still holds a grudge against its hometown son who turned traitor and burned the city.
Hartford, Connecticut

Coltsville

An abandoned gun-funded 19th century utopia.
New Canaan, Connecticut

Glass House

Home of Philip Johnson, one of the 20th century's most influential architects.
Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport

Holding multiple historical boats and an entire 19th century village, this New England attraction is the largest maritime museum in the world.
Griswold, Connecticut

Jewett City Vampires

The graves of a Connecticut family thought to have been plagued by a vampire.
Plainville, Connecticut

Witch’s Dungeon

A seasonal movie monster museum featuring wax creations by a relative of one of the original Universal Studios monsters.
Bridgeport, Connecticut

P.T. Barnum Museum

A museum designed by and dedicated to P.T. Barnum in the town where he is buried.