Jonathan Sturges House

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Jonathan Sturges House
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House seen from Mill Plain Green, April 25, 2012
Jonathan Sturges House is located in Connecticut
Jonathan Sturges House
Location 449 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°8′48″N 73°16′2″W / 41.14667°N 73.26722°W / 41.14667; -73.26722Coordinates: 41°8′48″N 73°16′2″W / 41.14667°N 73.26722°W / 41.14667; -73.26722
Built 1840
Architect Joseph Collins Wells
Architectural style Gothic Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 84000247
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 23, 1984[1]
Designated NHL April 19, 1994[2]

Jonathan Sturges House is an early and well-preserved nineteenth century gothic revival cottage. It was designed by Joseph Collins Wells and built in 1840.[2] Jonathan Sturges was a business man and patron of the arts. He was also the grandson of Jonathan Sturges, a member of the Continental Congress.[3]

The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1994.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "Jonathan Sturges House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-03. 
  3. ^ a b Ohno, Kate Mearns; Pitts, Carolyn (October 6, 1993). "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Jonathan Sturges House" (pdf). National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Jonathan Sturges House—Accompanying photos" (pdf). National Park Service. 1993. 

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