Coventry is "the
gateway to Northeastern Connecticut's Quiet Corner". This
extraordinary, semi-rural town offers historic sites, herb and
flower farms, antique shops, two public beaches and a boat launch
on Lake Wangumbaug.
Coventry is the birthplace
of Captain Nathan Hale, whose patriotism during the American
Revolution distinguishes him as Connecticuts official State
Hero. Visitors from around the world come to see the Nathan Hale
Homestead, an operating museum on the history of the Hale Family.
Nathan Hale Ancient Fife & Drums performs throughout the East
Coast and holds a Colonial Encampment and Muster at the Hale
Homestead each July. Other annual events held at the Homestead
include Capt. Hales birthday party, walking tours, lantern
tours, and corn maze adventures.
South Coventry Village,
listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has remarkabl
and well-preserved houses and early industrial landscape. The
buildings reflect a variety of architectural styles, including
Colonial, Greek Revival, Italianate, and Queen Ann. Several
buildings are reused as antique centers and specialty stores.
Visitors love the shops, intimate restaurants and the warm
hospitality of B&B Inns