Introduction to Prospect, Connecticut
Prospect is a town in New Haven county, which was established in 1666. Because county governments were abolished in Connecticut in 1960, there is no county seat in New Haven. The towns are responsible for all local government activities in Connecticut. Currently, the state judicial system in New Haven County is split into three districts - New Haven, Ansonia - Milford and Waterbury.
Prospect and nearby Attractions
- Connecticut Children's Museum
- Hyland House
- Mattatuck Museum
- Harriet Beecher Stowe House
- Chatfield Hollow State Park
Things To Do In Prospect
Tourists coming to the Mattatuck Museum can see different types of exhibits, displaying three centuries of Connecticut regional heritage. Families may enjoy the Connecticut Children's Museum. The historic Hyland House reflects colonial architecture. Visitors can also visit the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, which was built in 1871 and was the house of the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Chatfield Hollow State Park, Bushnell Park, and Black Rock State Park offer a wide variety of opportunities for recreation.
Bradley International Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Prospect Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Naugatuck Valley Community College, Quinnnipiac University, and Yale University