Cyrenius H. Booth Library/Museum

25 Main St., Newtown, CT 06470.

(203) 426-4533. Our library is a showcase for the tour of Newtown. Excellent collection of library materials and displays of historical materials relating to Newtown. We also have antique books and genealogy collections.

Matthew Curtiss House

44 Main St, Newtown, CT 06470.

(203) 426-5937. 18th century saltbox circa 1750 displays 300 years of Newtown material culture, including furniture, paintings, and decorative accessories. Open house and living history demonstrations one Sun. per month Mar.-June, Sept.-Dec. Lecture Series second Mon. each month Sept.-May at CH Booth Library. Antiques Show at Fairfield Hills Campus, House & Garden Tour.

Paugussett State Forest

Newtown, CT

Newtown. Jct. Rte. 6 and 25 (at flagpole) take Rte.6/25 for 0.2 mi., turn right on Hanover Rd. (1.1 mi), turn left on the Boulevard (0.5 mi.), turn right on Echo Valley Rd. (1.3 mi), bear left on Sanford Rd., entrance on right. Fishing, hunting, mountain biking. For boat launch ramp: at jct. of Boulevard and Hanover Rd., turn left on Boulevard follow for 2.3 mi to ramp that provides access to Lake Lillinonah, a dammed section of the Housatonic River. Hiking on blue blazed trails. The Lillinonah Trail is closed Dec. – March due to bald eagle nesting.

Second Company Governors Horse Guard


4 Wildlife Dr., Fairfield Hills Campus, Newtown, CT 06010. Phone: (203) 270-9246. One of the oldest Army Horse Cavalry Units in the U.S. This all-volunteer State Militia Unit has a herd of 36 horses that performs in special events and parades. Cavalry military training of horse and rider takes place throughout the year. The public is welcome to visit the horses during regular drill hours April - Oct. Thurs. 7-10 pm and Nov. - March on Sun. 10 am - 2 pm. Annual Open House in September. If you are planning to observe a mounted drill, please call or email All dates are subject to change, and some drills do not include mounted activities.

Town Players Little Theatre

18 Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown, CT 06470.

(203) 270-9144. An all-volunteer community theatre offering a variety of good quality performances in a small intimate setting at a reasonable price. End Apr. – Nov., Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m. and Sun. matinees 2 p.m.