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Old Statehouse (Connecticut)

Hartford, Connecticut
County of Hartford.
Main Street at Central Row
National Register Number: 66000878
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government Building: State.
Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 19, 1960):
Designed in 1792 and erected 1793-96, this is the first of the great public buildings designed by Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844) in his dignified Adamesque Federal style. The Hartford Convention (1814), one of the earliest debates on the sovereignty of states versus national sovereignty, was held here. which voiced New England's opposition to the War of 1812.


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