Goshen Historical Society

21 Old Middle St., Rte. 63, Goshen, CT 06756.

(860) 491-9610. The Academy Building (1824) exhibits emphasize the history of Goshen and showcase collections of former citizens. Open Tues. 10 - noon April-Oct., and by appt. Four Saturday Summer Programs. Free.

Goshen Players, Inc.

2 North Street, Goshen, CT 06756.

(860) 491-9988. Dedicated to the production of theatrical works, both classic and contemporary, that entertains, enlightens and enriches. We showcase local talent and encourage volunteerism and broad community participation. We are dedicated to our tradition of philanthropy and the preservation of our home, the Old Goshen Town Hall.

Haight-Brown Vineyard

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759.

1 mi. east of Litchfield Green, off Rte. 118.  (860) 567-4045. Winery and visitors center overlooking the historic Town of Litchfield. "Connecticut's First Established Winery" is open 7 days a week May – October. Open Fri. thru Sun. off season. Call for hours. Private events or Group Tours by appt. Wine tastings, specialty gift shop, and our delightful vineyard walk. Check website for Wine Education Classes, and other special events. On the CT Wine Trail.

Harwinton Historical Society

Litchfield Rd., Rte. 118 , Harwinton, CT 06791.

(860) 482-7978 or 485-0610. harwhistsoc@gmail.com. Restored 1840 schoolhouse & a replica 19th c. barn displaying an extensive collection of farm tools. Open by appt.

Hayseed, Country Couture and Lifestyle

3 West Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

On The Green. (860) 567-8775. The mojito of litchfield county, a refreshing playground of easy style blending form with function, color with light. over ice. always fun. always curious. and very bumpkin beautiful. open daily. peace out.

Hotchkiss Fyler House House Museum and Garden

192 Main St., Torrington, CT

(860) 482-8260. There is nothing more soothing than floating flowers and the sound of water. The Hotchkiss Fyler House, a Victorian Mansion in Torrington has an elegant water garden built in 1948 that provides a cool oasis. A flagstone walkway leads to a pergola with a bench that overlooks the house and water garden. 

Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum

192 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 482-8260. Victorian Mansion c. 1900 remains elegantly furnished as the family lived in it; parquet floors, mahogany paneling, Louis XV parlor, glass, porcelain & painting collections. Apr. 15 - Oct. 31. Open Wed. thru Sat. noon - 4. Victorian Christmas starting mid-December.

Ivy Mountain State Park

Goshen, CT

Goshen. From Jct. Rte. 63 and 4, take Rte. 63 north for 0.6 mi., turn right on Ivy Mountain Rd. take for 1.3 mi. to the trailhead at the end of the road. Hike to summit to pick wild blueberries in early summer.

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques

39 West Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

On The Green. (860) 567-9693. Specializing in fine American furniture and paintings from the 18th - early 19th century with a choice selection of folk art, and decorative accessories. Mon., Wed.-Sat. 10:30-5; and Sun. 11-4:30.

John A. Minetto


6 miles north of Torrington on Rte. 272. Picnicking, fishing, hiking, x-country skiing. (860) 482-1817. Charge: none.