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Old Newgate Prison

. Description:    State site does not indicate closure.  Call before going. Revolutionary War prison located in mine tunnels
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How to find: 
Address:
115 Newgate Road
East Granby, CT 06026
Contacts
Phone 860 653 3563
URL(s)
   Connecticut Historical Commission
http://www.chc.state.ct.us/old_new.htm 
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
May 15 -Oct 31, also open  holidays during season 10-4:30 x x 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
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Groups

As of  FEB 2007  6-17 $3
under 6 free
   $5  60+ $4  10+ with reservation $4 adult
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info:  860 653-3563 or 860 566-3005
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Copper mine used as prison for Tories and Loyalists in the Revolution, and Confederate prisoners in the Civil War
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period Revolution, Civil War Type of Site Prison, Mine
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Address

Connecticut Electric Railway   58 North Rd
East Windsor CT 06088
860 627-6540
Enfield Historical Society    
Martha Parsons House   Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com
National Purple Heart Museum    
New England Air Museum    
Noden-Reed Museum    
Simsbury Historical Society    
Windsor Historical Society    

Cultural

Holcomb Farm Arts Center   113 Simsbury Rd
West Granby CT 06090
860 653-8164
         
Recreational  
         
Amusement  
         
Outdoor Recreation  
Riverside Park Picnic 1623 Main St
Agawam MA 01001
413 786-9300
Shopping
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Nearby Places to Stay:

East Granby is in the suburbs of Hartford, near the airport, so there are plenty of chain hotels nearby. 

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Camping/RV  
Sodom Mountain Campground 233 S Loomis St
Southwick MA 01077
413 569-3930
Southwick Acres Campground 256 College Hwy
Southwick MA 01077
413 569-6339

Bed & Breakfast/Inn

 
Simsbury 1820 House 731 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury CT 06070
860 658-7658
Charles R Hart House 1046 Windsor Ave
Windsor CT 06095
860 688-5555
Four Seasons B&B 11 Bridlepath Rd
West Simsbury CT 06092
860 654-2181
Merrywood B&B 100 Hartford Rd
Simsbury CT 06070
860 651-1785
1895 House B&B 97 Girard Avenue
Hartford CT 06105
860-232-0014
Diantha's Garden 20 Wolcott Road
Southampton MA 01073
413-529-0093
French Bulldog 151 Main Street
Winsted CT 06098
860-738-9335
Old Babcock Tavern 484 Mile Hill Road
Tolland CT 06084
860-875-1239
Old Mill Inn 63 Maple Street
Somers CT 06071
860-763-1473
Watson House 1876 Main Street
South Windsor CT 06074
860-282-8888
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Granby Motel  551 Salmon Brook St
 Granby CT 06035
860 653-2552
Sheraton  1 Bradley Intl Airport #17
 Windsor Locks CT 06096
860 627-5311
Bradley International Inn 34 Old County Road
Windsor Locks CT 06096
860-623-2533
Days Inn 185 Ella Grasso Turnpike
Windsor Locks CT 06096
860-623-9417
Doubletree Hotel 16 Ella Grasso Turnpike
Windsor Locks CT 06096
860-627-5171
Fairfield Inn 2 Loten Drive
Windsor Locks CT 06096
860-627-9333
Homewood Suites 65 Turnpike Road
Windsor Locks CT 06096
860-627-8463
Motel  6 3 National Drive
Windsor Locks CT 06096
860-292-6200
Ramada Inn 5 Ella Grasso Turnpike
Windsor Locks CT 06096
860-623-9494

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Learn More About It:

On the Web Description URL/E-mail
Connecticut State    www.sots.state.ct.us/
East Granby Historical Society  
http://www.eastgranby.com/HistoricalSociety/newgateprison2.htm 
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01/09/2010

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