Fairfield is a town located in the state of Connecticut, with a population of 59.404 residents, according to the 2010 census. The history of the city goes back to the 17th century, when the Puritans decided to settle this area in order to establish an ecclesiastical society subject to their own regulations. The twentieth century brought about a wave of development to Fairfield Connecticut and towards the end of the century, the suburban character was firmly established. Fairfield Connecticut is a charming place to spend the holidays or a weekend getaway.
Top Attractions Within Fairfield
The Birdcraft Museum and Sanctuary is the oldest private songbird sanctuary in the United States. The museum was originally planted as a refuge to attract, shelter and feed the migratory birds.The natural history museum contains mounted preserved animals displayed in dioramas depicting Connecticut wildlife as it existed at the end of the 20th century.
The Fairfield Historic District is a historic district that consists in the old town centre of Fairfield. The area contains Fairfield town hall, public library, and houses dating from the late 18th century. It is a great place to visit since you can learn more interesting information about the history of Fairfield through the buildings and the information plates on the buildings.
Southport Historic District is a historic district in Fairfield Connecticut and it preserves a portion of the modern neighbourhood and the former borough of Southport Connecticut. Here you can see many beautiful 18th century buildings, with Greek Revival or Victorian architecture, that still stand today and are considered landmarks of Fairfield Connecticut.
Fairfield Connecticut Museum and History Centre is a wonderful place, full of history and information, where people can learn more about the past of Fairfield. The collections of the museum include furniture, household items, clock, costumes and textiles, art, military items, dolls and toys. The highlights include the British Invasion, the Native American life and the industrial life of Fairfield Connecticut.