Technically, Old Sturbridge Village isn't in Connecticut. It is just across the line in Massachusetts. (Close enough . . . )
OSV is a recreated New England village set about 1840. Interpreters who dress for the times and their positions explain their lives and activities.
The foliage has not been very colorful so far, but if you pick one tree, you can fake it.
There is a one-room bank on the town green, with this impressive wood stove in it.