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Fans pick popular Conn. tourist sites

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HARTFORD, CT (AP) -

Connecticut tourism officials say Facebook fans have made their favorite tourism destinations known.

The Mark Twain House, New England Air Museum, Connecticut Historical Society and Coventry Regional Farmer's Market are among 160 destinations that Connecticut's fans say best represent the state's brand celebrating the Revolutionary War and Industrial Revolution.

More than 1,800 nominations were registered. Fans of Connecticut on Facebook can vote through Aug. 20 for their favorite among the top 10 in a Facebook poll.

Others among the top 10 destinations and attractions nominated by residents and visitors are Curtain Call Inc., the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Hartford Stage, Hill-Stead Museum, Levitt Pavilion and Westport Country Playhouse.

Tourist officials say engaging visitors and residents on social media is key to boosting tourism.

To vote for your favorite, click here.

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