Today, Olmsted Street, near the central business district of East Hartford, is in a very built-up area, but over a century ago tobacco was still grown in the immediate vicinity. According to An Architectural History of East Hartford, Connecticut (1989),
Construction of the house at 25 Vine Street in New Britain, which displays Victorian Gothic and Eastlake elements, has been dated to 1867, c. 1875, or, in A Walk Around Walnut Hill (1975), between 1885 and 1890. That same book
The Queen Anne house at 1104 Bantam Road in the Bantam section of Litchfield was built by John Coe, who acquired the lot in 1903. The house remained in the related Coe, Morey and Woodford families until 1982.
Built c. 1891, the house at 87 Main Street in Manchester is a great example of the Queen Anne style.
In 2013, local Pawcatuck teen Connor Beverly wrote a book entitled On the Corner of William and West Broad: A True Example of Aristocracy in Pawcatuck. It details the history of the house at 140 West Broad Street, which was
The Queen Anne Victorian house at 187 South Main Street in Colchester was built c. 1886. It is listed in the Colchester Village Historic District as the Retta Buell House. Could this be I. Loretta Tew, who in 1877 married
The building at 288 Main Street in Danbury, facing Wooster Square, was once the home of the Danbury News and its famed publisher and editor, James Montgomery Bailey. Known as the “Danbury News Man,” Bailey gained national renown as a