Deacon John Grave House

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Madison Green Historic District
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Deacon John Grave House is located in Connecticut
Deacon John Grave House
Location 581 Boston Post Rd. Madison, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°16′46″N 72°35′59″W / 41.27944°N 72.59972°W / 41.27944; -72.59972Coordinates: 41°16′46″N 72°35′59″W / 41.27944°N 72.59972°W / 41.27944; -72.59972
Built 1681
Architectural style Colonial
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP June 28, 1982

The Deacon John Grave House, located at 581 Boston Post Road in Madison, Connecticut, is a saltbox house that was built by Deacon John Grave in 1681.[2] The Grave family lived in the house for 300 years. The Deacon John Grave Foundation was formed in 1983 to save the house from demolition, and converted it into a museum.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Historic American Buildings Survey: Deacon John Grave House. Retrieved 2014-03-29
  3. ^ Deacon John Grave Foundation. Retrieved 2009-05-17