In episode 6, we explore the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, the Nathan Hale Homestead, Mystic Aquarium and Ocean Exploration Center, Slater Memorial Museum, and The Warner Theater.
Opened on August 11, 1998, The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center presents the rich history of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, the histories and cultures of other tribes, and the region’s natural history through a series of innovative presentations.
The Nathan Hale Homestead was the home of the family of State Hero, Nathan Hale. Constructed in 1776, the current house is the second dwelling built on the property. Nathan’s father, Richard Hale, was a prosperous livestock famer and built the house for his large family.
The mission of Sea Research Foundation, Inc., which includes Mystic Aquarium, Ocean Exploration Center and JASON Learning, is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through education, research and exploration.
Located on the campus of Norwich Free Academy, the Slater Museum awakens visitors to the richness and diversity of the human experience through art and history. For more than one hundred years, the Museum has displayed and interpreted the best examples of fine and decorative art, representing a broad range of world cultures of the Americas, Asia, Europe and Africa.
The shining star of the performing arts in Connecticut’s Northwest corner, the beautiful art-deco Warner Theatre in Torrington is committed to enhancing the quality of community life through its many performing arts productions, programs, and classes.