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Oldest Homes in Connecticut

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  • Thomas Lyon (c.1621 - 1690)
    Thomas Lyon 1621-1690 Wives Martha Johanna Winthrop May 9, 1630-c.1653 Mary Hoyt Children: Child with Martha Winthrop- Mary August 1649-c.1712 Children with Mary Hoyt (birth order...
  • Mitchell Curtis (deceased)
    The Zachariah Curtiss Houses are located in New England, and are Colonial American wooden post-and-beam timber frame farm houses. The older house of the two was built by Zachariah I around 1686 and the...
  • Zachariah Curtis, Sr. (1659 - 1748)
    The Zachariah Curtiss Houses are located in New England, and are Colonial American wooden post-and-beam timber frame farm houses. The older house of the two was built by Zachariah I around 1686 and the...
  • Lt. Joseph Judson (1619 - 1690)
    From the English Wikipedia page on Joseph Judson: Joseph Judson (born 1619 in Kirby Mooreside, Yorkshire, England, died October 8, 1690) was a Connecticut settler, local official and militia office...
  • Reverend Henry Whitfield (1590 - 1657)
    Rev. Henry Whitfield was born in England about 1590. He was ordained a minister of the Church of England in 1618. That same year he married Dorothy Sheafe. They had 9 children. The Henry Whitfield Ho...

List of the oldest buildings in Connecticut

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  • | Henry Whitfield House‎ | Guilford, Connecticut|Guilford| 1639
  • |Oldest surviving stone American Colonial house in New England, museum since 1899.
  • | Loomis Homestead | Windsor, Connecticut|Windsor| 1640-1688
  • | Ell from 1640, main house from 1688, oldest wooden house in Connecticut, now Loomis Chaffee School.
  • | Thomas Wheeler House | Bridgeport, Connecticut|Bridgeport| 1644-1680
  • | Core from 1644, oldest house in Bridgeport, Black Rock Harbor, residence.
  • | Comfort Starr House| Guilford, Connecticut|Guilford | 1645-1646
  • | Oldest wooden saltbox residence in Connecticut, oak clapboard in lean-to attic, residence
  • | Stanley-Whitman House | Farmington, Connecticut|Farmington| 1660-1724
  • | Saltbox house with framed overhang style with carved pendants, now a museum.
  • | Thomas Lee House| East Lyme, Connecticut|East Lyme| 1660-1664
  • | Began as a one-room house, oldest wooden saltbox still in its primitive state, museum since 1897.
  • | Ephraim Hawley House| Stratford, Connecticut|Stratford | 1670-1690
  • | Saltbox began as a Cape Cod house|Cape Cod Cottage, riven oak clapboards in lean-to attic, residence.
  • | Stanton-Davis Homestead Museum | Stonington, Connecticut|Stonington | 1670-1700| | A working farm for the last 350 years.
  • | Nehemiah Royce House
  • | Wallingford, Connecticut|Wallingford| 1672 | Saltbox, George Washington slept here in 1775, once a residence for Choate Rosemary Hall.
  • | Joshua Hempstead House|Joshua Hempsted House | New London, Connecticut|New London| 1678
  • | One of the earliest documented houses in Connecticut, now a museum.
  • | Parker House (Old Saybrook, Connecticut)|Parker House | Old Saybrook, Connecticut|Old Saybrook | 1679
  • | Deacon William Parker House.
  • | Swain-Harrison House| Branford, Connecticut|Branford| 1680-1724
  • | Saltbox house with overhang serves as the Branford Historical Society museum.
  • | Deacon John Graves House| Madison, Connecticut|Madison | 1685
  • | Saltbox saved from demolition and fully restored in 1983 by a private foundation, now a museum.
  • | Acadian House (Guilford, Connecticut)|Acadian House | Guilford, Connecticut|Guilford | 1690
  • | Saltbox named after the Acadians who lived there following 1755 deportation from Canada.
  • | Hyland-Wildman House | Guilford, Connecticut|Guilford| 1690-1710
  • | Saltbox with framed overhang, now a museum
  • | Thomas Lyon House | Greenwich, Connecticut|Greenwich | 1690
  • | Oldest unaltered saltbox house in Greenwich.
  • | Meigs-Bishop House | Madison, Connecticut|Madison | 1690 | English tea room.
  • | David Humphreys House | Ansonia, Connecticut|Ansonia | 1695-1698
  • | Home of the first U.S. Ambassador, now a museum.
  • | Hoyt-Barnum House | Stamford, Connecticut|Stamford | 1699
  • | Early Cape Cod cottage, Stamford Historical Society museum.
  • | Eells-Stow House | Milford, Connecticut|Milford| 1700-1720
  • | Served as a hospital during American Revolutionary War|Revolutionary War, now a museum
  • | Pond-Weed House| Darien, Connecticut|Darien | 1700| Saltbox residence.
  • | Samuel Huntington Birthplace| 1700-1722
  • | Saltbox home of a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Governor of Connecticut, now a museum.
  • | David Ogden House | Fairfield, Connecticut|Fairfield | 1705-1721
  • | Saltbox Fairfield Historical Society Museum, listed on the NRHP.
  • | John Tyler House (Branford, Connecticut)|John Tyler House
  • | Branford, Connecticut|Branford | 1710 | Private residence listed on the NRHP.
  • | Buttolph-Williams House| Wethersfield, Connecticut|Wethersfield | 1711
  • | Captain David Judson House

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