Introduction to Woodbury, Connecticut
Woodbury, established in 1672 and named in 1673, is located in Litchfield County, which was founded in 1751. The town was first settled in 1672 by a congregation under the leadership of Rev. Zechariah Walker. The area, which was formerly named 'Pomperoug,' received recognition as a town in 1674. The settlement acted as an outpost. The town of Woodbury is home to the First Congregational Church, which was organized in 1670 and is the oldest church in Litchfield County.
Woodbury and nearby Attractions
- American Clock & Watch Museum
- Housatonic Meadows State Park
- Danbury Museum and Historical Society
- Putnam Memorial State Park
- Railroad Museum of New England
- Lake Waramaug State Park
Things To Do In Woodbury
Popular shopping destinations of the area include Middle Quarter Mall Shopping Center, Barclay Square Shopping Center, and Pilgrim Mall Shopping Center. The Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course is a well equipped golf course located nearby. Visitors may plan a day trip to places such as Quassy Amusement Park, Woodbury Ski Area, and the Golden Age of Trucking Museum. There are a number of museums in the community which interest history buffs. Some of these include the Military Museum of Southern New England, the Shore Line Trolley Museum, and the Danbury Museum and Historical Society.
Air transportation is available frm the Tweed - New Haven Airport.
Woodbury Higher Education
The nearby institutions offering courses in higher education include Yale University, Sacred Heart University, and University of Bridgeport.