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The Farming Town Prospers

The first homes of the settlers in Farmington were rough-hewn log huts, but as the town became more established the huts gave way to wooden frame houses. A rare surviving example of this type of Colonial house, with post-and-beam construction and a large central chimney, is the Stanley Whitman House on High Street, built around 1720.

 

For more information, visit our friends at:

http://www.stanleywhitman.org/

 

 

Photos by Brooke Martin

  1720  /  Timeline  /  Last Updated October 14, 2014 by swillett  /