Chelsea Parade Historic District

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Chelsea Parade Historic District
John Fox Slater Memorial Museum, 108 Crescent Street, Norwich (New London County , Connecticut).jpg
John Fox Slater Memorial Museum in 1958
Chelsea Parade Historic District is located in Connecticut
Chelsea Parade Historic District
Chelsea Parade Historic District is located in the US
Chelsea Parade Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Crescent, Broad, Grove, McKinley, Perkins, Slater, Buckingham, Maple Grove, Washington, and Lincoln, Norwich, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°32′1″N 72°4′55″W / 41.53361°N 72.08194°W / 41.53361; -72.08194Coordinates: 41°32′1″N 72°4′55″W / 41.53361°N 72.08194°W / 41.53361; -72.08194
Area 205 acres (83 ha)
Built 1850
Architect Potter,Wilson; Et al.
Architectural style Mid 19th Century Revival, late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, late Victorian
NRHP Reference # 88003215[1]
Added to NRHP May 12, 1989

The Chelsea Parade Historic District is a predominantly residential historic district that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. The district is located north of downtown Norwich and includes the Chelsea Parade Green and its monuments.

It includes 565 contributing buildings, two other contributing sites, and six contributing objects over an 205 acres (83 ha) area.

It includes the Nathaniel Backus House, the Broad Street School, and the Converse House and Barn which are separately NRHP-listed. Other notable buildings include the Norwich Free Academy, Christ Episcopal Church, St. Patrick Cathedral, and the Slater Memorial Museum.

The J. F. Slater Memorial Museum, aka Slater Memorial Museum, is a contributing property at 108 Crescent Street, now 285 Broadway.[2]:44,48

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ William Devlin and Bruce Clouette (June 25, 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Chelsea Parade" (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 25 photos, undated but seemingly from 1988