Capt. Nathaniel Hayden House - Windsor, Connecticut
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 53.524 W 072° 37.883
18T E 696500 N 4640505
Quick Description: Historic house built about 1763 by individual who later served in the Revolutionary War. Located in semi-rural area near Windsor, Connecticut.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/11/2011 5:56:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMC0TC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Saddlesore1000
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Long Description:
The Capt. Nathaniel Hayden House is a 2½ story brick masonry house with a gambrel roof built about 1763 by Captain Nathaniel Hayden. The house has symmetric end chimneys. It is recognized as one of the finest Georgian period dwellings in the Town of Windsor. At the time it was built it was one of 5 or 6 Georgian style homes built by the Hayden family along this road. Captain Hayden was son of Deacon Nathaniel Hayden and followed in his father professions as farmer, shoemaker and tanner. He command the Windsor "Lexington Alarm" party of 23 men in April 1775. Later in the Revolution he went to West Point where he commanded 42 enlisted men. The house was occupied in the late 19th century by his grandson Samuel B. Hayden.

The house is in very good condition and continues to serve as a private home. - Information extracted from National Register Nomination
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1763

Architectural Period/Style: Georgian

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Country house

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
First occupant later served in the American Revolutionary War

Listed Building Status (if applicable): National Register of Historic Places

Main Material of Construction: Brick

Private/Public Access: Private

Related Website: [Web Link]


Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

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