Acadian House (Guilford, Connecticut)

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Acadian House
Acadian House Northwest View HABS 1936.jpg
Acadian House (Guilford, Connecticut) is located in Connecticut
Acadian House (Guilford, Connecticut)
Acadian House (Guilford, Connecticut) is located in the US
Acadian House (Guilford, Connecticut)
Location Union St., Guilford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°17′7″N 72°40′47″W / 41.28528°N 72.67972°W / 41.28528; -72.67972Coordinates: 41°17′7″N 72°40′47″W / 41.28528°N 72.67972°W / 41.28528; -72.67972
Built ca. 1690
Architect Clay,Joseph
Architectural style Saltbox
NRHP Reference # 75001928[1]
Added to NRHP September 05, 1975
Acadian House Rear View HABS 1936.jpg
Acadian House Living Room HABS 1936.jpg

The Acadian House is a historic house on Union Street in Guilford, Connecticut. It is a colonial saltbox house, 2-1/2 stories high and three bays wide, with a large central chimney. Its oldest portion was built around 1690, with the leanto at the rear added later.[2] The house has its name because a family of Acadians who resided there following their 1755 deportation from Nova Scotia.[3][4][5]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]

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