National Park Service Press Release

Weir Farm National Historic Site – This week’s National Park Getaway
For Immediate Release:
April 17, 2013
Contact(s):   Linda Cook, 203-834-1896

Kat Kirby


Weir Farm National Historic Site – This week’s National Park Getaway

WILTON, Conn. – From US Route 7, a winding road leads through a pastoral yet intriguing landscape. Busy interstates recede in your rear-view mirror, leaving only the summer breeze and the idle hours ahead. Nestled between stone walls, dense woods, and historic red buildings stands the entrance to Weir Farm National Historic Site. 

The countryside brims with life: a junior ranger triumphantly shows off her new badge, a family sits down to sketch together in the shade of an apple tree, a few old friends reunite on a weekend hike to Weir Pond, and, in the background, an artist  paints the scene right before your eyes. Read more

 

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