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Address: 19 Atlantic Street, New London, CT 06320-6339
11:00 - 16:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 16:00

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It's a small property (though large for a schoolhouse by 1770's standards). In and out in under 10 minutes!

You can't miss the School House as it's the first thing you see from the train and anywhere around the main square in town. It stands out as it’s a small, bright red 1770’s wooden... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 November 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

You can't miss the School House as it's the first thing you see from the train and anywhere around the main square in town. It stands out as it’s a small, bright red 1770’s wooden house sitting in the shadow of taller, modern buildings behind it. Inside a few original features remain like parts of the floor. If your cell... More 

Thank The_Concierge_8
Metlakatla, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

The schoolhouse has been here since 2002, maybe before. It is directly across from Union Train Station and has a sculpture of a large whale tail. The schoolhouse is open from May to October and from 11 am to 4 pm... It's a nice piece of early American history...

Thank Steve99926
New London, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

This little school house should be put on wheels. It has been remodeled and moved at least four times since it was built. Not sure it looks anything like it originally did, but still interesting.

Thank c0llegehill
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Even though this schoolhouse is closed in March, one can look in the windows to see the schoolhouse interior. It says it dates to 1774-1775, but the interior does not look original. The exterior has been renovated and looks good just like the photo on TripAdvisor, though one does not feel that it was that good looking in the 1700's.... More 

Thank jbwhitehouse
Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

The little Nathan Hale Schoolhouse has had quite an interesting life ever since the great patriot taught boys and girls here before the Revolution. Although it is very small it's history is very rich. There are two levels to the building which has resided at various spots in New London, before coming to reside at the "permanent" foundation, built when... More 

1 Thank Daniel F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

This is an adorable schoolhouse, with local boating attractions, small shops, and restaurants, makes for a great afternoon!

Thank thumper379
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We had enough of Mystic, very crowded on a Saturday. This was a 5 minute stop as they were closed. Amazing how the town grew up around it. Nice fountain next to it.

1 Thank Heidi-ready-2-travel
Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Loved seeing this place on my wanderings around New London, which made for a very pleasant stop on my tour of this part of the world.

Thank phutty
New London, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Nathan Hale was a famous US patriot. In his honor, I say "I only regret that I have but one life to spend trolling the internet." I love this place! I love trolling people on the internet! I could have learned this in the Nathan Hale School house if they had the internet back then.

1 Thank CattyIdiot
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

The very attractive Hale Schoolhouse in downtown New London is truly a place all school children should visit. Interactivity and a recently remodeled schoolhouse give one the view of how it was... and that Nathan Hale once taught under this roof before running off to the American Revolution. Helpful guides. Please make a donation to support a good cause is... More 

1 Thank brynulf

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