The Denison Homestead

300 Years of Mystic, CT History


Open: JUNE-OCTOBER Friday/Saturday/Monday
Tours at 12:15/1:15/2:15/3:15     
Admission: $5
Kids under 6/Members/Active Duty Military FREE!
Tours and research opportunities can be scheduled outside normal hours by calling 860-536-9248.

~ SUNDAYS  June-October  12PM-3PM ~
7/31 Special Guest Chef Sherry Pocknett, Pequot Cafe
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

~ September 24 ~
Local History Fair
at Groton Public Library

~ October 7th-8th ~

~ Debuting October 2016! ~
Haunted Tales at the Manor

~ November 20th ~
Harvest Festival

~ December 10th ~
Christmas at the Manor

“Long before there were Nature Conservancies, before there were any local land trusts, in fact prior to any general awareness about nature education and habitat preservation, The Denison Society, of Stonington, CT made a commitment to environmental preservation.”
-Maggie Jones, Executive Director of DPNC.

During 2016 the Denison Homestead will celebrate 70 years of preservation and exploration of the environment through its stewardship of more than 160 acres of George Denison’s original
200 acre land grant.

By providing nearly 80 acres of land  the Denisons have supported a nature preserve in Stonington for all to enjoy since 1946.  Until 1972 the Pequotsepos Wildlife Sanctuary was the beneficiary of this gift. In 1972 the Denison Trustees organized its successor, the present-day Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, affording it the same opportunity to this share this space with the community.



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