Topsmead State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the town of Litchfield. It was formerly the summer residence of Edith Morton Chase, daughter of Henry Sabin Chase, first president of the Chase Brass and Copper Company. She left the house and its grounds to the state of Connecticut on her death in 1972. The estate house, built in 1929 to a design by RIchard Henry Dana, is a fine example of a Tudor Revival country estate house, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.For Topsmead State Forest and beyond, use our Litchfield holiday maker website to get the most from your Litchfield vacation.
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This state park apparently has been here for years but was little known as there were no signs for it until more recent times. It is a former estate with a very cool house and gardens in the middle..... more »
Topsmead is a former estate now turned into a state park. At the center of the park is a charming cottage framed by colorful flowerbeds in the summer. There are also occasional tours of the... more »
Absolutely beautiful. 17 month old enjoyed walking around the outside of the house and looking at all the beautiful flowers.
The best time to go is early spring when all the many flowers are blooming wirh the different colors and fall with the color changing of the leaves when you come at the right time of winter it's so spectacular.
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