Attractions / Tourism

 

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Highland Lake

440-acre resort-style lake with two public beaches and a State boat launch.

Location: Lake Street/East Lake Street

Click here for more information about Highland Lake.

 

Winchester Center

Quintessential New England hamlet located in the hills of the southern Berkshires.

Location: State Rt. 263

 

 


 

Town Green National Historic District (East End Park)

Typical New England Town Green surrounded by historic buildings and Northwest Connecticut Community College.

Location: Corner of Rt. 8 and Rt. 44 in Winsted, CT

 

 

Main Street / Downtown

National Main Street Downtown: Main Street, 1.5 mile long downtown commercial district, contains a collection of circa late 1800s/early 1900s buildings which house a variety of restaurants, antique shops, a bistro movie theater, bowling alley, Northwest Connecticut Community College, and several historic and beautiful churches, all paralleling the Mad River.

Location: Rt. 44


 

Soldiers' Monument

Civil War Monument and Park dedicated September 11, 1890, to honor the Winsted residents who fought in the Civil War.

Location: Crown Street

 

 

Solomon Rockwell House - Winchester Historical Society
Soloman House 

The Winchester Historical Society is located at the Solomon Rockwell House at 225 Prospect Street.

 

 

 

Bridge Street / Prospect Street Rail Trail

Bridge Street/Prospect Street Rail Trail: Walkway along the Mad River with plaques depicting the 1955 flood and the old railway.

 

 

 

Sue Grossman Still River Greenway 

 

Sue Grossman Still River GreenwaySue Grossman Still River Greenway is just under three miles, connecting the Town of Winchester and the City of Torrington.  As the recent recipient of grant monies for an extension, the Sue Grossman Still River Greenway will soon be extended two miles into the center of Town.

Please click here for more information on the Sue Grossman Still River Greenway.

 

American Mural Project

The American Mural Project is a three dimensional painting in tribute to working people in America. Made out of a variety of different materials from aluminum, copper, fiberglass, marble, fabric, ceramic tile and blown glass, it will measure 120 feet long, 48 feet high and six feet deep, the largest collaborative indoor artwork in the world. In the process of completing the mural, AMP will visit all 50 states to work with people of every age creating sections that will be included in the final artwork.

Click here to visit the official website for the American Mural Project.


American Museum of Tort Law

Founded by Ralph Nader, the American Museum of Tort Law seeks to increase citizen understanding of Tort Law - the law of wrongful injury - and the role it plays in protecting personal freedom, health and safety through the American civil justice system.

 

Hours of Operation: 10:30am - 5pm everyday except Tuesdays. During winter hours, January 1st through April 1st, please call to arrange a private tour. 

 

Address: 654 Main Street, Winsted, CT 06098 

Contact: 860-379-0505 info@tortmuseum.org or www.tortmuseum.org