Introduction to Plymouth, Connecticut
Manufacturers Silas Hoadley, Eli Terry and Seth Thomas were largely responsible for the establishment of Plymouth. It was incorporated as a town in 1795. The community was named after Plymouth, England. Clock manufacturing gave Plymouth national recognition. The town comprises of the three villages of Plymouth, Terryville and Pequabuck. Plymouth has a mayor-council form of government.
Plymouth and nearby Attractions
- Lock Museum of America
- Plymouth Congregational Church
- Camp Mattatuck
- Fall Mountain Lake
- East Plymouth Historic District
Things To Do In Plymouth
The Lock Museum of America is near the town of Plymouth. One can also take a tour of the local attractions, like the Plymouth Town Hall, the Plymouth Library Association and the Plymouth Historical Society Building. These places provide a host of information about the regional history and culture. The Fall Mountain Lake, Poland River, Marsh Brook and Tomlinson Pond are some of the stunning water bodies in the area. In addition, the parks of Plymouth make for the ideal family picnic destinations.
Hartford-Brainard Airport is close by.
Plymouth Higher Education
Higher educational opportunities are offered by Naugatuck Valley Community College, Central Connecticut State University and Quinnipiac University.