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Connecticut Aerospace Hall of Fame and Museum is a non-profit Air Museum, which was founded by the late State Senator George Gunther in the year 1998. It is one of the handful museums in America that exhibit vintage aircraft, memorabilia and artifacts that pertain to Connecticut and beyond. The mission of the museum is to 'Honor the founders and its workers', 'Preserve the vintage artifacts' and 'Educate the present and future generation', of its rich aviation history. The museum is managed by volunteers, who have pieced together these vintage aircraft and artifacts, and is run completely on donations from the public and private organisations. Many more aircraft's are being restored, and includes aircraft's from World War II days. Please note all visitors must be at least 18 years of age and donations are welcome.
Connecticut Air and Space Center is located in Stratford, Connecticut. It was founded by George Gunther in the year 1998. It features displays which speak about the history of the Stratford Army Engine Plant, and there are 14 aircrafts on display and eight engines that were built at the plant. The space center is spread on eight acres (3.2 hectares) of land and has six buildings out of which two are operational. Only visitors above the age of 18 are allowed inside the space center.
The lovely Housatonic River runs through Western Massachusetts and Connecticut for 139 miles (225 kilometers). The name of the river comes from the Mohican for "beyond the mountain place" and passes through the western side of the Berkshires. Throughout the year, the river hosts some of the biggest rowing events in New England, such as those of Yale crew and the New Haven Rowing Club.
The eminent Pequonnock River Railroad Bridge is the celebrated bridge that stretches across the Pequonnock River. This bridge handles the traffic of the Northeast Corridor, that includes rail lines of Amtrak and Metro-North.