Introduction to Bethany, Connecticut
Since 1638, Bethany has been inhabited by the Paugusset Tribe and the Wanguck Tribe. The first white settlers came to this area around 1638, who created the towns of Milford and New Haven. The boundary of these two towns ran down the middle of what is now known as Bethany. The town of Bethany was officially incorporated into the state in the year 1832. The Connecticut Magazine named Bethany as Connecticut's #1 Small Town in 2007.
Bethany and nearby Attractions
- Osbornedale State Park
- Eli Whitney Museum
- Pardee Rose Garden
- Buttolph-Williams House
- Clark Memorial Library
- Alling Memorial Golf Course
Things To Do In Bethany
Bethany offers many recreational opportunities. The area has many parks such as the Abe Stone Park, Allington Park, and the American Italian Civic Club Park. There are also several golf courses such as the Alling Memorial Golf Course and East Mountain Golf Course. The town is also home to The Submarine Force Museum and Stepping Stones Museum for Children. In addition, the residents of Bethany celebrate the International Black and Latino Film Festival and Litchfield Hills Harvest Festival every year.
Tweed-New Haven Airport is the closest airport to the city.
Bethany Higher Education
Schools for higher education are offered at the Albertus Magnus College, Asnuntuck Community College, and Quinnipiac University.