Oswegatchie Historic District

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Oswegatchie Historic District
House on Park Drive, Oswegatchie Historic District, Waterford, CT.JPG
A house on Park Drive in Oswegatchie
Oswegatchie Historic District is located in Connecticut
Oswegatchie Historic District
Location East St., Riverside, Plant , Park Drs., and Sharwandassee and Oswegatchie Rds, Waterford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°21′7″N 72°11′5″W / 41.35194°N 72.18472°W / 41.35194; -72.18472Coordinates: 41°21′7″N 72°11′5″W / 41.35194°N 72.18472°W / 41.35194; -72.18472
Area 63 acres (25 ha)
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, et al.
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP September 15, 2005

The Oswegatchie Historic District is a historic district in the town of Waterford, Connecticut. The historic district is located at the peninsula known as Sandy Point at the mouth of the Niantic River and represents a concentration of upper class summer homes built at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. Increased leisure time and improved transportation led to the growth of resort areas like this along the Connecticut coast, and development at Sandy Point was spurred by the construction of a trolley line to the area in 1905. The only non-residential building in the district is the Oswegatchie Church, built in 1929.[2]

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Oswegatchie Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2015-01-30.