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Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine

Category: Cultural Attraction SubCategory: Historic Site Area: River Valley Address: 115 Newgate Rd. East Granby, CT 06026 Description: Abandoned tunnels of one of New England’s first copper mines (1707) were used by Colony, later State of Connecticut as a prison between 1773-1827. Remains of prison, exhibits, mine tunnels, spectacular views, picnic area, hiking trails. National Historic Landmark. Operated by the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. Attraction Rate: Adults $5, seniors $4, children (6-17) $3, under 6 free. Date of Operation: Mid-May to Oct. 31, Time: Wed.-Sun. 10-4:30. Phone: (860) 653-3563, (860) 566-3005 Hwy. Access: (I-91 Ex. 40) East Granby’s Weather Map of East Granby Find additional places to stay or things to do that are within the East Granby area Where to Stay What to do within 5 miles within 10 miles within 25 miles within 5 miles within 10 miles within 25 miles
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