Somersville Historic District

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Somersville Historic District
Ye Olde Blacksmith, Somersville CT.jpg
Ye Olde Blacksmith
Somersville Historic District is located in Connecticut
Somersville Historic District
Location Roughly, along Main, Maple and School Sts., Pinney and Shaker Rd. and Quality Ave., Somers, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°58′52″N 72°29′24″W / 41.98111°N 72.49000°W / 41.98111; -72.49000Coordinates: 41°58′52″N 72°29′24″W / 41.98111°N 72.49000°W / 41.98111; -72.49000
Architectural style Colonial, Greek Revival, Post-Medieval English
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 95000401[1]
Added to NRHP April 13, 1995

The Somersville Historic District is a historic district in Somers, Connecticut. The district encompasses the mill village of Somersville, and is centered around a mill complex on the Scantic River, which divides the district. The most significant years of development were between about 1835 and 1935, although the area has a history (and surviving structures) dating to the 1760s. The Somersville Manufacturing Company built large numbers of surviving mill housing beginning about 1885, including a significant number of multiunit and tenement-style buildings.[2]

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]

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