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Pratt House (c.1732)


category : Historic Homes
Historic house built in sections throughout the 18th-century. Vernacular architecture with period furnishings, herb garden.


Admission: Donations welcome.
Hours: June-Sept.,
Address: 19 West Ave.
Phone: (860) 767-1249

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Connecticut River Museum

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Pratt House (c.1732)

Historic house built in sections throughout the 18

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