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Handpicked Top 3 Landmarks in New Haven, Connecticut. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!

PARDEE-MORRIS HOUSE

325 Lighthouse Road, New Haven, CT 06512

Since 1700

House, Landmark, Historic Preservation, Architecture Buildings, Historical Building, Collections, Exhibitions, Library, Events, Historical Places, Guided Tours, Museum Shop, Group Tours, School Programs, Scout Programs, Teacher Programs, Family Programs, Adult & Senior Group Programs

Free Admission - 6,000 square feet 18th-century farmhouse located on Lighthouse Road on the east shore of New Haven harbor

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A great example of early Connecticut living in a beautiful part of the city across the river known as THE ANNEX or Morris Cove. This amazing old historical house is totally complete and original. It is one of the best kept historical homes that I have ever visited (move over Betsy Ross). There really is a secret room to protect the owners from the Indians, I was in it. While in the area visit Fort Hale Park and learn about The English Army burning down New Haven and enjoy Light House Park.

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JAMES DWIGHT DANA HOUSE

24 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven, CT 06511

Since 1849

House, Landmarks, Architecture Buildings, Low-Pitch Hip Roof, Wooden Soffit, Corbelled Brickwork Arches, Corporate Event, Guided Tours, Groups, Educational Programs, Summer Camps, Historical Places, Rental Facility, Geological Study of The Volcanics, Conservation, Research & Workshops

It was designed by Henry Austin for James Dwight Dana who was one of the leading scientists of the 19th century and one of Yale's most distinguished professors - Area: 2,428 m² - Italianate Architectural style

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The Dana House consists of three roughly rectangular painted brick sections, 2-1/2 stories in height, with a low-pitch hip roof. The main block, apparently adapted from a stock pattern by New Haven architect Henry Austin, has a three-bay front facade, with a single-story porch extending across its width, supported by turned posts. The building's roof has typical Italianate wide eaves, with a wooden soffit and corbelled brickwork arches underneath. A square cupola rises above the main block.

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GROVE STREET CEMETERY

200 Grove Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Since 1796

Cemetery, Gateway and Fence Construction, Memorial, Historic Landmark, Peter Dobkin Hall, Tours, Public Meeting, Architectural and Landscaping Designs, Events, Specimen Trees, Horticulture, Burial Arrangements, Genealogy, Stone Wall, Burial Ground & Preservation

At first consisting of 6 acres (0.024 km2), the cemetery was quickly subscribed and thereafter expanded to nearly 18 acres (0.073 km2)

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Mon - Sun : 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Our group visited the Cemetery and walked the grounds where we were able to see where many great figures in American History are buried including Noah Webster and Eli Whitney. On the 4th of July a stirring parade led by a horse named Huckleberry , the Blue Coats and the Red Coats , led a large group of local residents and tourists to different spots. The crowd was treated to readings and storytelling. The Declaration of Independence was read at the end. A very educational 4th of July.

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