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Ben Silverman is the one who founded and steered Silvermann's Farm from its nascent stage to become what it is today. Now managed and owned by his youngest son Irv, this farm brings a lovely concept of picking your own food from the huge orchard. A popular attraction for children, take a tractor ride through the fruit lined farm and stop by the barnyard farm to pet animals. This orchard is
Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority established in 1973 as a waste disposal agency. The agency is active in promoting the importance of recycling and alternative ways of dumping garbage without polluting the environment. The center opened a couple of museums like Trash Museum and Garbage Museum, presenting exhibits on recycling and educational tours are provided for the demonstrations conducted here. Visit the center to learn about more better ways of keeping the environment clean and dirt free.
Dunkin' Donuts Park is a huge baseball stadium which is home to the Hartford Yard Goats baseball team. The park has many facilities which are available to the fans and even for children as there is a kids club inside where they can play and have a fun time. Visitors can even rent out suites here which have an excellent view of the park and come along with many amenities. With a capacity to host more than 6,056 people for a game, this park is perfect to watch a game of baseball with your family and friends.
Take a break from your hectic city life and spend some time with your loved ones at the serene riverside of Connecticut River. This river is one of the longest rivers in the country and spans around 407 miles (655 kilometers). The river flows through Connecticut and Quebec (Canada) and meets the Atlantic Ocean through Long Island Sound. Connecticut River is home to several species of flora and fauna, like Rainbow Trout, American eel, Striped Bass and others. Besides, this is also a popular spot for boating.
This majestic building was designed by Donn Barber, architect behind the Connecticut State Library and Supreme Court as well as other landmarks around Hartford. It is the second highest edifice in the state, and with 34 floors, it offers beautiful views of Hartford all the way south to the Connecticut River Valley. Today it serves as one of the many headquarters of the Travelers Insurance Company. The observation deck is on the 27th floor, however it is not open to the general public; visiting is made by appointment only.