Newington is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Newington has 29,300 inhabitants and many interesting attractions, which make it a place worth visiting.
Top Attractions within Newington
Mill Pond Falls is a small waterfall in Newington and is located in Mill Pond Park. In 1860, the waterfall had a mill built on it, while the falls represented an energy source for the mill, helping it work. Today, there is a festival dedicated to this waterfall that gathers a lot of people and many nice and fun activities are organized. Here are also contests between children and adults and many prizes are given. The views are great, relaxing and very beautiful.These falls are important for the history of this place and its evolution throughout time. The main purpose of the festival in Newington is to remember people that this place is valuable, important and also very beautiful.
The Gen. Martin Kellogg House is also located in Newington. The house was built in 1808 and in 1987 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Here, you will find out more about the owner of this mansion, as well as about the history of this place. Its interesting architectural style is amazing, but visitors have the chance to find out how the houses from that time looked like. You will admire different styles of furniture, indoor designs, different household items, paintings, as well as an captivating architectural style.
Newington Historical Society and Trust is of great importance for the culture and history of this town. Its main mission is to collect documents, interesting items, art works from different periods of time. Its mission is also to preserve all these for the next generations and for visitors, making them known the history and the values of this place. Here are also organized many cultural events both for children and adults in Newington. So, for all those that are passionate about history, culture and education, the doors of Newington Historical Society and Trust are always open.