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Jul 17, 2010 - Weir Farm National Historical Site

Our destination today was far from trail related. Today, we drove to Branchville, CT to visit the only National Park unit in the state--Weir Farm National Historical Site. Even though the Park Service officially acquired the Weir Farm in 1990, the landowner had a lifetime lease so the property was not available for public use until 2005. This small historic site commemorates the life and work of American artist Julian Alden Weir. It is only the second Park Unit dedicated to the visual arts; Saint Gaudens in New Hampshire being the...

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