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Exploring Gillette Castle

Exploring Gillette Castle

   With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut.  Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful.  "The view of the Connecticut River can't be beat," says Nicole Chalfant, Museum Curator for State Parks.  This "royal" retirement home has become an iconic site, nestled on an amazing piece of property overlooking the water.      The home, which illustrates American fairy tale mixed with European flair, was designed by stage actor William Gilette, who brought the role of detective...

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