10 National Historic Landmarks in Connecticut
Connecticut boasts over 60 sites designated as National Historic Landmarks. These include the most highly recognized historic sites in Connecticut, as well as some places you may not be familiar with.
Our latest video highlights ten of the sites, including the oldest house in Connecticut and the location of a famous, award-winning novel.
These ten sites include:
This distinctive Greek-Italianate house was built in the late 1830s.
A. Everett Austin House
1930s home of Wadsworth Atheneum director Arthur Everett “Chick” Austin.
Birdcraft Museum & Sanctuary
The oldest private songbird sanctuary in the United States.
The house plays a role in the Newbery Medal-winning book The Witch of Blackbird Pond.
The home of arms maker Samuel Colt.
Oldest building at Yale University.
Prudence Crandall House
Home of the abolitionist and educator Prudence Crandall.
Featured in the movies The Stepford Wives and House of Dark Shadows.
Noah Webster Birthplace
Home of the American lexicographer Noah Webster.
Henry Whitfield House
The oldest house in Connecticut, built in 1639.