Church of the Good Shepherd and Parish House

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Church of the Good Shepherd and Parish House
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Church of the Good Shepherd
Church of the Good Shepherd and Parish House is located in Connecticut
Church of the Good Shepherd and Parish House
Location 155 Wyllys St., Hartford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°45′26″N 72°40′9″W / 41.75722°N 72.66917°W / 41.75722; -72.66917Coordinates: 41°45′26″N 72°40′9″W / 41.75722°N 72.66917°W / 41.75722; -72.66917
Area 9 acres (3.6 ha)
Built 1867
Architect Edward Tuckerman Potter
Architectural style Gothic
Governing body Private
Part of Coltsville Historic District
NRHP Reference # 75001925[1]
Added to NRHP February 20, 1975
Parish house

Church of the Good Shepherd and Parish House is a historic church at 155 Wyllys Street in Hartford, Connecticut. It was commissioned by Elizabeth Jarvis Colt, the widow of Samuel Colt. The buildings were designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter.

The church was built in 1867 and the parish house completed in 1896. The church was built as a memorial to Samuel Colt who died in 1862 and three of his children who died in infancy. The parish house was built in 1895 as a memorial to Colt's son Caldwell Hart Colt who died in 1894. Potter had come out of retirement to design this building. The church and parish house were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975,[2] and became a contributing property to the Coltsville Historic District in 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Church of the Good Shepherd and Parish House" (pdf). Retrieved 20 December 2011.