Join us as we celebrate Walktober! with a Nathan Hale Homestead Landscape Tour: Reading an 18th-Century Farm

Join us as we celebrate Walktober!
with a Nathan Hale Homestead Landscape Tour:
Reading an 18th-Century Farm

Coventry, CT –

Lace up your walking shoes and join the Nathan Hale Homestead staff for WalktoberWe are so eager to hit the trails we can’t even wait for the month of October to get started. On Saturday, September 14th experience the Hale Homestead Landscape Tour: Reading an 18th-Century Farm beginning at 11 am. Take an easy 1.5 mile stroll around the Homestead and through history – discover the Hale farm as it was in Nathan’s time. Travel into the Nathan Hale State Forest during the last leg of the journey on the “road to Norwich,” an 18th-centrury dirt road that the Hale Family used t drive their livestock to Market.
Walktober encourages participants to explore the National Heritage Corridor’s 35 towns in easter CT and south-central MA through walks, hikes, historic tales, paddles, bike rides, farm visits, and more offered by dedicated and passionate Walktober teams and the generous sponsors that make it happen. For more information on Walktober, visit thelastgreenvalley.org/explore-the-last-green-valley/walktober.
Registration for the Hale Homestead Landscape Tour is recommended at hale@ctlandmarks.org or (860) 742-6917. Heavy rain cancels; leashed dogs are permitted. Participation is free, donations welcome to support the care of the Nathan Hale Homestead.
The Nathan Hale Homestead is located at 2299 South Street in Coventry, CT 06238 and is open for regular tours from May through October. For hours or more information, visit www.ctlandmarks.org, email hale@ctlandmarks.org, or call (860) 742-6917.
About the Nathan Hale Homestead
Nathan Hale Homestead is the birthplace of Connecticut’s State Hero, Nathan Hale, who was hanged as a spy during the Revolutionary War. The house, built in 1776, belonged to Nathan’s parents and family, and is located on the only site he ever called home. Its furnishings include several Hale family possessions and other collections amassed by Connecticut lawyer and philanthropist George Dudley Seymour, who purchased the Homestead in 1914 and began a program of restoration that is largely preserved today. The Hale Homestead is situated on 17 acres, adjoining the 1500-acre Nathan Hale State Forest, lending to the site’s substantial rural character.
About Connecticut Landmarks
Connecticut Landmarks’ mission is to inspire interest and encourage learning about the American past by preserving selected historic properties, collections and stories and presenting programs that meaningfully engage the public and our communities. For more information, please visit www.ctlandmarks.org.

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