Connecticut's Old State House, located at Hartford, Connecticut, is a restored architectural structure holding cultural and community events. This building is Connecticut's first ever capitol. It symbolizes the direction of Connecticut throughout history and into the future for the American citizens especially the locals.
As part of Connecticut's Old State House vision, the venue opens its doors for those who are keen to learning while history and civics are brought to life. For field trips, guests will be taken to a tour in the historic building. Activities like the "I Spy the Old State House" encourage students to explore the architecture of the building while enjoying the concept of being a spy.
The most popular program called "How Government Works: Connecticut's 3 Branches and Why They Matter" is open to grades three to six students. This program allows students on tour to participate in an interactive role play and a mock court trial enabling them to learn more about the branches of USA's state government.
One of the features of the spot is the Old State House Farmer's Market. It's the oldest in town which dates back to 1643. Offering a selection of products from various farmers, the market allows farmers to gather together and sell products with a community feel. The farmers around make fresh and healthy products direct from the farms available to city dwellers. This market employs 80,000 employees holding true to the organization's goal which is to serve the community through the Old State House.
In the past months and years, the Old State House has catered to events like the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch and the honoring of some Connecticut heroes in the 150th Flag Day Celebration. The Declaration of Independence was also commemorated in the Old State House. People can rent the space and be able to embrace the historical significance as well as the town's traditions.
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