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Gunn Memorial Library and Museum
5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793
This library houses a history museum focusing on the town of Washington, Connecticut. The town was a site for numerous mills and factories in the early 19th century. It was also a stop on the Underground Railroad and the site of America's first summer camp in 1861. The camp was founded by the library's namesake, abolitionist Frederick W. Gunn. The facility is managed as a non-profit corporation that provides free public library services to the area.