David Humphreys House

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Gen. David Humphreys House
David Humphreys House is located in Connecticut
David Humphreys House
David Humphreys House is located in the US
David Humphreys House
Location 37 Elm St., Ansonia, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°19′52″N 73°4′30″W / 41.33111°N 73.07500°W / 41.33111; -73.07500Coordinates: 41°19′52″N 73°4′30″W / 41.33111°N 73.07500°W / 41.33111; -73.07500
Built 1695-1698
Architectural style Colonial
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Added to NRHP March 17, 1972

The General David Humphreys House, located at 37 Elm St., Ansonia, Connecticut, was built from 1695 to 1698 and is the birthplace of the American Revolutionary War Colonel David Humphreys. Humphreys was a friend of and aide de camp to General George Washington and was nominated by President Washington to become the first ambassador of the United States to a foreign country (Portugal). The historic house museum has been restored to a mid 18th century appearance, and serves as the headquarters for the Derby Historical Society.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ http://derbyhistorical.org/humphrey.htm Derby Historical Society website retrieved on 2009-05-11

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