Woodstock, Connecticut: Oldest Bowling Alley

Inside a Gothic-revival house is what's claimed to be America's oldest indoor bowling alley, built in 1846.

Roseland Cottage

Address:
556 CT-169, Woodstock, CT
Directions:
Roseland Cottage. I-395 exit 97. Turn onto Hwy 44 west; follow for one mile. Turn west on Hwy 171 for three miles. Hwy 171 merges with Hwy 169 north. Follow Hwy 169 north for 1.5 miles. Roseland Cottage is on the left.
Hours:
Opens in June. W-Su 11-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
860-928-4074
Admission:
Adults $10.
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Bowling alley.

Oldest Bowling Alley

Great Gothic house, colored pink. Beautiful garden and grounds, suitable for picnicking, and the tour includes the nation's oldest surviving indoor bowling alley [1846].

[CTSoc, 10/25/2015]

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