Dr. Samuel Rose House (1775)

December 10th, 2016 Posted in Colonial, Coventry, Houses, Taverns & Inns

Dr. Samuel Rose House (1775)

The house at 54 High Street in Coventry was built in 1775 by Dr. Samuel Rose (1748-1780). An army surgeon in the Revolutionary War, Dr. Rose married Nathan Hale‘s sister Elizabeth in 1773. In the the nineteenth century the house was used as a tavern. It remained in the Rose family until the death of Royal Rose at age 95 in 1951.

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