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Early Connecticut Houses An Historical and Architectural Study by Norman Morrison Isham

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Published by Dover Pubns .
Written in English


  • Interior design,
  • Residential buildings, domestic buildings,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Architecture

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Open LibraryOL7636420M
ISBN 100486263746
ISBN 109780486263748

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This wonderful and exhaustively researched book is an invaluable tool for anyone researching, restoring, or duplicating homes built in the New England states from the early s through the s. Chapters detail house plans, framing, roofs, masonry, windows, entrances, panelling, mantels, cupboards, stairs, mouldings, hardware, and by: Early Connecticut Houses: An Historical and Architectural Study by Albert F. Brown; Norman M. Isham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Additional Physical Format: Online version: Isham, Norman Morrison, Early Connecticut houses. New York, Dover Publications [] (OCoLC) Home > American History. Colony Of Connecticut A Brief History "Connecticut derives its name from its principal river, called by the Indians Quonehtacut, and which, in their language, signified 'the long river.'. Robert, Earl of Warwick, was the first proprietary of the territory, under a grant in from the Plymouth was next held by Lords Say and Seal, and Lord Brooke, and.

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Various Algonquian tribes long inhabited the area prior to European settlement. The Dutch were the first Europeans in Connecticut. In Adriaen Block explored the coast of Long Island Sound, and sailed up the Connecticut River at least as far as the confluence of the Park River, site of modern , the new Dutch West India Company regularly traded for furs there and ten years. Connecticut’s built environment is an eclectic mix of buildings, structures, and landscapes. From the remains of Native American pit houses some 9, years old to the humblest saltbox houses of the s, from parks created during the City Beautiful movement to modernist and post-modern skyscrapers that punctuate our skyline, the state’s architecture tells the story of a diverse and. This remarkable work contains the genealogical records of over families of early Hartford, Connecticut. The records are arranged alphabetically by family name, under which may also be found the names and records of allied families. The births, marriages, and deaths in successive generations are marshalled in a tight, skillfully-worked progression of statistics, and additional insights are Reviews: 1. His books Early Rhode Island Houses, published with Albert F. Brown in , and Early Connecticut Houses, published in , are classics in their field. Some of the buildings Isham worked to preserve include: Bullock-Thomas House, North Kingstown, Rhode Island; Clemence-Irons House, Johnston, Rhode Island, Alma mater: Brown University.