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Oliver Ellsworth Homestead


category : Historic Homes
Ellsworth was a famous Revolutionary patriot, jurist, statesman, and one of the framers of the U.S. Constitution. His house built in 1780, remained in the family until 1903.


Admission: $4, children (under 12) free.
Hours: Mid-May-mid-Oct.,
Address: 778 Palisado Ave.
Phone: (860) 688-8717

Come visit us in Windsor, Connecticut

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Northwest Park & Nature Center

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