The Laurens P. Hickok House (1831)

February 19th, 2011 Posted in Greek Revival, Houses, Litchfield

Laurens Perseus Hickok served as minister at Litchfield’s First Congregational Church from 1829 to 1836. His early published addresses include The Sources of Military Delusion and the Practicability of their Removal (1833) and A Sermon Preached at Litchfield, Conn., at the Funeral of Col. Benjamin Tallmadge, March 12, 1835. Hickok was later a professor and wrote such works as Rational Psychology (1849), A System of Moral Science (1853), Empirical Psychology (1854), Rational Cosmology (1858), Creator and Creation (1872), Humanity Immortal (1872), and The Logic of Reason (1875). Built in 1831, his Greek Revival house is located at 134 North Street in Litchfield.

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