Milton Center Historic District

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Milton Center Historic District
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Milton Congregational Church
Milton Center Historic District is located in Connecticut
Milton Center Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Milton, Shearshop, Headquarters, Sawmill, and Blue Swamp Rds., Milton, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°46′3″N 73°16′22″W / 41.76750°N 73.27278°W / 41.76750; -73.27278Coordinates: 41°46′3″N 73°16′22″W / 41.76750°N 73.27278°W / 41.76750; -73.27278
Area 180 acres (73 ha)
Built 1750
Architect Dickinson,Oliver; Et al.
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 86003754[1]
Added to NRHP December 23, 1986

The Milton Center Historic District is a 180 acres (73 ha) historic district in the town of Litchfield, Connecticut, that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1986.[1] It includes 20 buildings deemed contributing to the historic character of the district, one additional contributing structure, and one contributing site.

Notable buildings in the district include the David Welch House and the Trinity Church, which are both separately NRHP-listed. The district includes the Milton Academy and a Milton District School. It includes the Milton Congregational Church, built in 1791. The district includes a common, the Blue Swamp Burial Ground (a Revolutionary War era cemetery), and two bridges over the East branch of the Shepaug River. The district is embedded in a larger district which is locally designated and encompasses 150 buildings.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ David F. Ransom and John Herzan (February 9, 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Milton Center Historic District". National Park Service.  and Accompanying 19 photos from 1986 and one from 1926