Connecticut’s Old State House
Welcome to Connecticut’s Old State House: the place where history and civics meet!
Located in the heart of Hartford, Connecticut, this building served as a home to all three branches of Connecticut state government from 1796 to 1878. Some of our state’s most important stories of freedom, democracy, and civic action – from the Amistad and Prudence Crandall trials to the Constitutional Convention of 1818 – connect to this National Historic Landmark.
Today, Connecticut’s Old State House serves as a history museum, gathering spot and place of civic exploration for thousands of local, national and international visitors each year.
We look forward to welcoming you soon!
Conversations at Noon on The Connecticut Freedom Trail: “The Amistad Rebellion in History and Film”March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Conversations at Noon: Ins and Outs of Ranked Choice VotingMarch 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Conversations at Noon: Reclaiming Patriotism in an Age of ExtremesApril 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Conversations at Noon on The Connecticut Freedom Trail: “Lessons of the Amistad: Through the lens of an African-Centered Woman”April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ENCOUNTERS: Amistad: Artistic PerspectivesApril 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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