We may take it for granted, but a state park solely dedicated to the fossilized footprints from creatures that lived over 180 million years ago is sort of an unusual attraction. Plus, everyone loves dinosaurs!
One of the first museums in North America, Joseph Steward's Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities is testament to the fact that even over 200 years ago, people loved the damned!
Center Church in New Haven is a little different from your normal centuries-old place of worship as it was built over a cemetery -- not on, but over, as the original tombstones and graves sit as they have for 300 years in a crypt beneath the raised-up building.
Little People's Village in Middlebury is a complex of crumbling doll-sized houses that's rumored to be the legacy of a crazy woman who thought she was "Queen of the Little People." As with any good legend, "the story" and "the truth" are two quite different things.
Home to such curiosities as the Feejee mermaid and the 4,000-year-old mummy Pa-Ib, the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport is dedicated to the colorful history of the King of the Humbugs.
Since the United States seems to be lacking in destinations for religious pilgrimages, in 1958 the Montford Missionaries decided to construct a replica of one of the most-visited sites on the planet, right in the Litchfield Hills. Why? Well, as someone famously sang -- you gotta have faith.
Yale University boasts one of the most exclusive and enigmatic groups in the world, one that dates back approximately 175 years and features numerous U.S. presidents, senators and governors as well as some of the world’s powerful elite among its members.