The Lock Museum Adventure Game is Now Open!
Our friends at the Lock Museum of America have just opened the Lock Museum Adventure! Players will decipher solve puzzles, riddles, and clues to open locks and safes to solve a mystery. What a fun way to spend time with your family, friends, and coworkers!
The game is called “Find Pharaoh’s Gold”.
The Lock Museum of America is at 230 Main Street, Terryville, CT
Check it out at lockmuseumadventure.org
LANTERN TOURS of the PLYMOUTH BURYING GROUND
and the UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
October 21 and 28 at 7pm
The tour for Oct. 21 is full! However, we may have a tour on Nov. 4 at 7pm if there is enough interest. You can email us (email@example.com) to be put on a list for Nov. 4 and we will let you know as soon as we can.
Discover how the symbols and inscriptions on the gravestones provide clues to life in colonial Connecticut. The walk includes a safe house on the Underground Railroad, with a visit to a secret passageway used by slaves escaping to freedom. Bring flashlights. There will be complimentary refreshments at “Antiques at the Green” after the tour. Meet at 7pm in front of the Congregational Church, 10 Park St., Plymouth. Call 860-921-6118 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. The cost is $10 for adults, under 18 free. Not suitable for children under 10. Rain dates are Oct. 22 and 29. Reserve early as these tours always sell out!
Self-guided walking tours of Plymouth Center are always available at your convenience!
Brochures are in the box behind the sign at the entrance to the Burying Ground (next to the Congregational Church on the Plymouth Green, corner of Route 6 and North Street)
The Plymouth Burying Ground dates to 1747. There are 38 soldiers from the Revolutionary War buried here.
Learn about the symbolism of colonial gravestones. Look for some ancestors!
Find the stone that is inscribed “MORTALS ATTEND and LEARN YOUR END”
Go on a scavenger hunt of Plymouth Center with your kids! SCAVENGER HUNT on the Plymouth Green
GUIDED WALKING TOURS AVAILABLE
Guided walking tours of Plymouth Center can be arranged for your group. The tour includes the Burying Ground, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The inscriptions and symbols on the gravestones provide a timeline of early American history, giving us clues to what life was like in colonial Connecticut. Learn about the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, and the little known story of the Tories, the American colonists who were loyal to their mother country of England.
Seniors, youth groups, school classes, home schoolers, and historical organizations have enjoyed our tours. The tour is a wonderful supplement to Connecticut’s 5th grade social studies curriculum which covers colonial America and the Revolutionary War.
There is a $10 suggested donation for adults, kids are $5. Minimum total is $50. All funds are used to restore the Burying Ground.
Call 860-921-6118 for more information.
An unsolicited letter from a 5th grader who attended our tour!