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In Memoriam: Sally Davis Carrier

Sally Davis Carrier 1935 – 2021 Sally Carrier was a faithful supporter of The Friends of Heublein Tower for many years.  She and her husband …

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2021 Hike to the Mic Merchandise Now Available!

We are excited to announce the release of the 2021 Hike to the Mic event merchandise. For the first time ever, you can pre-order these …

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2021 Tower Visiting Hours

The Heublein Tower will be open for visiting from Friday – Monday: 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm Please Note: The state of Connecticut …

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OPERATION RESTORATION

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Friends of Heublein Tower are always looking for dedicated volunteers. Flexible commitment; volunteer one event per year, weekly or anything in between. There are multiple areas and positions where volunteer support is needed. To find out more, click here.

Donate To The Tower

The Friends of the Heublein tower relies on the generosity of our volunteers, guests and visitors to maintain the beauty of the tower and its surrounding grounds. Your monetary donation will 100% directly fund tower related projects and restorations. Thank you for your considerations.

DID YOU KNOW?

Fun facts about the Heublein Tower and family
  • Great Reception

    From 1948 to 1950, WTHT, an FM station operated by The Hartford Times, used the tower as its antenna site

  • It's How Steak is Done

    In 1895 the Heublein family begins manufacturing A-1 Steak Sauce in the U.S.

  • A Presidential Offer

    Many famous people have been guests at the Heublein Tower. In the early 1950s, at a Hartford Times gala, the Republican Party asked General Dwight Eisenhower to run for president.

  • How the Wind Blows

    Original designers Smith and Bassette designed the Heublein Tower to withstand 100 MPH winds.

  • X-Ray Vision

    At the turn of the 20th century, Arthur Heublein,a doctor at Hartford Hospital, pioneered the use of X-rays and radium treatments for cancer patients.

  • Going Up!

    The Heublein Tower was one of the first private residences to purchase and install an Otis Elevator during the Victorian Era.

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Feet Tall

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Steps to the Top

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Ft Above Farmington Valley

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Acre Grounds
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