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Welcome to the Putnam Traveler, a quarterly newspaper created to support tourism and communities in Northeastern Connecticut and beyond. The Putnam Traveler is your source for activites, events, and information about antiques, the arts, dining, shopping, attractions, & so much more in Connecticut's Quiet Corner.

Each issue offers itinerary ideas, spotlight new businesses and compelling feature stories about the Quiet Corner's intriguing places and personalities. A map of Downtown Putnam is available in the print version and here online.

The Putnam Traveler is a non-profit newspaper mailed for free to residents of Putnam, Pomfret, Woodstock. It is also distributed to local businesses, advertisers and Visitor Centers in Northeastern Connecticut and South Central Massachusetts, where you can pick up a complimentary copy. You can also read it here online.

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Current Issue


Autumn is a spectacular time to visit the northeastern corner of Connecticut. Bring your camera, this season of color and beauty offers picture perfect scenery everywhere you turn. Explore the area by joining one of the many “Walktober” events happening through November. Visit local orchards to pick-your-own apples, pumpkins and Christmas Trees! Join us for local events such as the Great Pumpkin Festival in Putnam (where you can even ride in by train) and the famous Roseland Cottage Craft Fair in Woodstock.

Start your Christmas shopping early by visiting the area’s art galleries & shops where you will find unique and on-of-a-kindgifts for everyone on your list. When you are ready for ameal local restaurants will no doubt be offering creativeseasonal menu items. At the end of the day enjoy live entertainment including: The Rocky Horror Picture Show and It’s a Wonderful Life at the Bradley Playhouse. We hope you enjoy this issue of The PutnamTraveler!

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