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2. The Historic New Milford Green

Take Rte. 202 to the historic New Milford Green , laid out in 1872. Today, you will find monuments from past wars as well as a bandstand, first built in 1891 that is a symbol of New Milford's sense of community. You can also explore many exceptional galleries, boutiques, restaurants and antique shops that are clustered in the heart of this village. Many are located in beautifully restored 18th and 19th century homes and buildings.

Town Hall , facing the Green, marks the home of one of New Milford's most illustrious citizens, Roger Sherman, the only Connecticut man whose signature is on all key documents of the founding of this nation.

On one side of the bandstand, is the Gregory James Gallery , featuring original art of prominent, emerging and established artists of the Northeast that is complimented by a series of changing shows. On the other side is the Village Center for the Arts a ceramic art studio in a landmark building overlooking the Green that offers classes,workshops and special events for groups.