Home to three generations of American Impressionist painters, Weir Farm is the only national park
dedicated to American painting. The site includes a Colonial-style sunken garden and the Weir Garden, which was created in 1915 and features a fountain, sundial and a rustic cedar fence.
See a full description on our Historic Homes & Sites page. Hours: Grounds open year-round, daily, dawn to dusk; Visitor Center open May through November, Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: Free.
5774 Main StreetStratford, CT, 06614Phone: 203-381-2046
A lovely rose garden is among the attractions at this park aside the Housatonic River. The park includes a historic home of the Boothe family, exhibits of antiques, and picnicking grounds.
See a full description on ourHistoric Homes & Sites page.
Built in the 18th century, this traditional New England farmhouse is host to exhibits detailing the daily lives of colonial Americans. The property also has a wildflower garden and a kitchen garden. The 18th-century style kitchen garden, behind the house, features raised beds, walkways of crushed sea shells with plants and herbs typical of those used at the time.
Hours: June to September, Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. and by appointment.