Caleb Baldwin Tavern

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Caleb Baldwin Tavern
32 Main Street, Newtown CT.jpg
32 Main Street
Caleb Baldwin Tavern is located in Connecticut
Caleb Baldwin Tavern
Location 32 Main St., Newtown, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°24′46″N 73°18′31″W / 41.41278°N 73.30861°W / 41.41278; -73.30861Coordinates: 41°24′46″N 73°18′31″W / 41.41278°N 73.30861°W / 41.41278; -73.30861
Area less than one acre
Built 1763
Architectural style Colonial, Federal
Governing body Private
Part of Newtown Borough Historic District (#96001458)
MPS Rochambeau's Army in Connecticut, 1780-1782 MPS
NRHP Reference # 02000869[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 23, 2002
Designated CP December 20, 1996

The Caleb Baldwin Tavern is a historic house at 23 Main Street in the Newtown Borough Historic District, located in Newtown, Connecticut, United States. Built c. 1763,[2] the two-and-a-half-story house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 23, 2002. It is considered historically significant for its role in movement of French forces of Rochambeau, in which the building housed some of the army's officers in June 1781, en route to the Siege of Yorktown. It also an example of traditional 18th-century New England architecture, and retains some details from that time period.[2]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b Clouette, Bruce (February 1, 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Caleb Baldwin Tavern" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved May 7, 2010.