Day House (Hartford, Connecticut)

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Day House
Chamberlin-Burr Day House 2, 2009-09-02.jpg
Day House (Hartford, Connecticut) is located in Connecticut
Day House (Hartford, Connecticut)
Location 77 Forest Street, Hartford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°46′3″N 72°42′2″W / 41.76750°N 72.70056°W / 41.76750; -72.70056Coordinates: 41°46′3″N 72°42′2″W / 41.76750°N 72.70056°W / 41.76750; -72.70056
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1884
Architect Kimball,Francis
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 71000909[1]
Added to NRHP April 16, 1971

The Day House is a historic house at 77 Forest Street in Hartford, Connecticut. It is a 2-1/2 story stone (a polychrome assortment of brownstone and limestone) structure, designed by Francis Kimball and completed in 1884. It is a fine local example of Queen Anne Victorian architecture, with a busy exterior in terms of color and organization, with projecting gables, dormers and porches. The house was built by Franklin Chamberlain, who is believed to have built the house as a rival to the adjacent Mark Twain House.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 16, 1971.[1] It is now owned by the non-profit owners of the (also adjacent) Harriet Beecher Stowe House.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Day House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-12-08. 
  3. ^ "Katharine Seymour Day House". Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. Retrieved 2014-12-08.