Uncover Civil War-Era History In Hartford, NY
Hartford Central School is a hub of community activity, and boasts large attendance at concerts, athletic events, and other functions. A number of groups hold their meetings at the school, as well.
Two buildings in the town, the Elisha Straight House and the Hartford Baptist Church & Cemetery are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hartford is also home to the last remaining Civil War Enlistment Center in New York State. Due to a high abolitionist sentiment in the area, many men in Hartford were recruited for the Union Army.