Strong House (Coventry, Connecticut)

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Strong House
Strong House (Coventry, Connecticut) is located in Connecticut
Strong House (Coventry, Connecticut)
Location 2382 South St., Coventry, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°45′58″N 72°20′55″W / 41.76611°N 72.34861°W / 41.76611; -72.34861Coordinates: 41°45′58″N 72°20′55″W / 41.76611°N 72.34861°W / 41.76611; -72.34861
Area 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built 1710
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87001906[1]
Added to NRHP January 15, 1988

The Strong House in Coventry, Connecticut was built in 1710. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

The listing included three contributing buildings, one contributing structure, and one other contributing object on a 4-acre (1.6 ha) area.[1]

At the listing date, the house served as a museum and as the library of the Coventry Historical Society.[2]

Strong-Porter Museum[edit]

The house is now the Strong-Porter Museum and is operated by the Coventry Historical Society. In addition to exhibits in the house about local history, visitors can tour the carpenter shop, 19th century privy, carriage sheds and barn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Bruce Clouette, Matthew Roth, and John Herzan (March 24, 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Strong House". National Park Service.  and Accompanying nine photos, exterior and interior, from 1987

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