directions


Start in Waterbury I-84 east exit 22, left on S. Main St., go under I-84 overpass, left on Grand St.*; at jct. of Grand and Meadow St., right on Meadow St.; at the 3rd light right on West Main St., bear left around the Civil War Monument, keeping the Waterbury Green on right. At the end of Green take a right on North Main St at the next light, go straight on Bank St., at jct. of Bank and Grand St., left on Grand St., straight on Union St. straight on Hamilton Ave./Rte. 69 south to Prospect. At jct. of Rte. 69 and 68, take Rte. 68 west to Rte. 8 south to Exit 27/Maple St. to Naugatuck. Right off exit on Maple St., first right on Water St., to Naugatuck Historical Society. Take Cedar St. (straight out of Society) left on Church St. At end of Church St., left on Rubber Ave., left on Old Firehouse Rd. right on Maple St. to Rte. 8 south to Beacon Falls to exit 24; end of ramp right on Rte. 42 west to Oxford. At jct. Rte. 42 and 67 in Oxford, right on Rte. 67 north for .2 mile to Oxford Green, retrace steps passing jct. of Rte. 42 and 67 continue on Rte 67 south to Seymour. At jct. Rte. 313 and 67, take Rte. 67 east go under the Rte. 8 overpass, first right on Main St./ Rte. 115 south. At the jct. of Rte. 313 and 115, right on Rte. 313 west (Broad St.) cross Naugatuck River, at the light, continue straight onto West St. to The Seymour Historical Society and Green. Retrace your steps to Rte. 313 and 115 take Rte. 115 south through downtown Ansonia. At the jct. of Rte. 115 and 243, take a left on Rte. 243 east (Elm St.) to the red General David Humphreys House.* Retrace your steps continue on Rte. 115 south. At the jct. of Rte. 115, 8 and 34 in Derby, take a right on Rte. 34 west and drive through downtown Derby. Just past the Gilder Yale University Boathouse (left) take first right on E St. go up the hill, at the end of the road take a left on Hawthorne Ave. (Osborndale State Park - right on Chatfield St. follow for 1 mi.) follow for 2 mi. to the Osborne Homestead Museum and the Kellogg Environmental Center on left. Leaving the museum and center, take a right on Hawthorne Ave., at the first stop sign take a right on Lakeview Terrace, at the stop sign, bear right, at the next stop sign, take a right on Rte. 34 west. At jct. of Rte. 34 and 188, take a right on Rte. 188 north towards Quaker Farms and Southbury to I-84 east to Waterbury to exit 22 where this tour began.

 

Locations: Waterbury, Prospect, Naugatuck,Beacon Falls, Oxford, Seymour, Ansonia,Derby