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"Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, and feast your eyes on the smallest man in the world"; or so we can imagine the ringmaster's voice as he hosted the most famous three-ring circus in the world. If you want to do more than imagine, spend a day at this three-story museum, which chronicles the legendary PT Barnum's life, his dreams and accomplishments. Don't forget to stop in at the museum shop for a collection of circus memorabilia.
The Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut is a luscious park with plenty of recreational activities for visitors. The increasing population, led to the development of the park systems in Bridgeport and the Seaside Park in particular is of historical importance. The park has many trails for hiking enthusiasts as well as picnic areas and a beautiful beach. The fabulous view and the splendid coastline, entices tourists from all over.
It is located in a 32-acre (12-hectare) site in Stratford, Connecticut. Built in the year 1840 and remodeled in the year 1914, it is said to be possibly the Oldest Homestead in America, since it sits on the foundations of a house built in the year 1663 and has been continuously occupied since then. The Boothe brothers created a collection of historical buildings which was purchased by the State of Stratford in the year 1949 and since been operated by them. The park includes a carriage house, Americana Museum, miniature lighthouse, windmill, a clock tower, chapel, and a blacksmith shop, among others.
Ben Silverman is the one who founded and steered Silvermann's Farm from its nascent stage to become what it is today. Now managed and owned by his youngest son Irv, this farm brings a lovely concept of picking your own food from the huge orchard. A popular attraction for children, take a tractor ride through the fruit lined farm and stop by the barnyard farm to pet animals. This orchard is
Known for the popular legend of Captain Kidd and his treasure, the Silver Sands State Park is a great spot if to enjoy an adventurous day on the beach. Spot rare water- birds as you walk along the trails with enchanting views of the coast.
Birdcraft Sanctuary is also known as Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum and Sanctuary. It is one of the oldest private songbird sanctuaries in the United States and is home to a large number of resident and migratory birds. It was constructed by Mabel Osgood Wright in 1914. There is also a museum inside the sanctuary which has preserved animals and displays them to the way wildlife existed at the end of 20th Century. It was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on June 23, 1982.