All Wars Memorial
860-567-0174, Rte. 202 Bantam, CT 06750 open Sunrise-sunset Free.
A memorial to those who served in the U.S. armed forces from
the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf
Beckley Iron Furnace
435-9183, Lower Rd Open Daily, dawn to dusk. Free
The furnace is the local point of the Iron Heritage Trail,
celebrating the 1734-1923 era when local furnaces and forges made iron for
cannons and weapons in wartime, tools, railroad wheels and machinery for the
development of our country in peacetime
Deacon John Grave House (c.1685)
(203) 245-4798 581 Boston Post Rd. Tuxis
Farm, Open Mid-June to Labor Day, Wed.-Sat., 1-4. Labor Day-Columbus Day,
Sat.-Sun. 10-4. $
Inhabited for over 300 years by the descendants of Deacon
John Grave I. Evolved from a primitive 2-room dwelling to a classic New England
saltbox. 18th-century family used the house as a private residence, school,
wartime infirmary and weapons depot, inn, a tavern and a courtroom.
General Mansfield House
(860) 346-0746, 151 Main St, Museum tours Sun. 2-4:30, Mon.
1-4, weekdays by appt., closed major holidays.
Built in 1810, Federal-style home with museum exhibits
including decorative arts and Civil War artifacts.
Black Rock Fort and Fort
Woodward Ave., Open Memorial Day-Labor Day, Free
Forts from Revolutionary War (Black Rock) and Civil War
(Nathan Hale) command spectacular views of New Haven harbor.
United States Civil War Memorial
In front of Historic Christ Church (1898) on Broadway