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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 distributed for free 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


The Quiet Corner is a wonderful place to visit and explore during the winter season! Downtown Putnam offers monthly events including the Fire & Ice Festival, a Valentine’s Event, and the O’Putnam 5K in March.

In this issue of the Putnam Traveler weg ive you some wonderful places to explore, whether you enjoy cooking, exploring the outdoors, arts & crafts and so much more. Enjoy a scenic drive to visit our historic town greens including Thompson Hill to view the beautifully crafted stone wall at Marianapolis Prep.

Also, enjoy visiting the shops and restaurants located in Putnam, Pomfret, Woodstock, Thompson and Brooklyn. There is something hear for everyone!


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