The Warner Homestead, on Middletown Ave in Wethersfield, was built in the 1740s or 1750s. In 1788, the house was left by William Warner to his son, also named William. Sold to a nephew in 1813, it remained in the Warner family until 1890. It was restored in the 1970s, when a later front porch and asbestos roof shingles were removed.
The Queen Anne-style house of Joshus Adams, on Church Street in Wethersfield, features wood shingles and a sunburst pattern in the front gable. Generations of the Adams family of Wethersfield were involved in various forms of woodworking: Josha Adams was the great-great grandson of Amasa Adams, who owned a half-interest in the Chester Mill, afterward known as Adams Mill, at Mill Woods (PDF).
On the east side of Broad Street Green in Wethersfield are several houses built by members of the Bulkeley family. The earliest is that of Captain Charles Bulkelkey. Another Bulkeley home is the Italiante-style house built around 1850 by Stephen Bulkeley. The Greek Revival home of his father, Frederick Bulkeley, is next door.
Griswoldville is a section of Wethersfield. In the nineteenth century, when the weather was bad, residents of the area often had to contend with a difficult journey to reach First Church for Sunday services. In 1872, a chapel and Sunday school building was constructed to serve Griswoldville. Men and oxen hauled the stones used for the foundation from Cromwell. In 1880, a Ladies Chapel Society was founded, which supported the chapel by holding various events to raise money.
The Samuel Latimer, Jr. House, built in 1775 near the Cove on Main Street in Wethersfield is a colonial house notable for the fact that it retains almost all of its original clapboards.
Owned for more than 200 years by the Butler family, which came to Wethersfield via Hartford in the 1680s, the Roger Butler House, on Jordan Lane in Wethersfield, was built in 1769, although it may date to the 1750s or earlier. The house once served as a stop on the Underground Railroad.