Windham Center

for the historic district in Windham, Vermont, see Windham Village Historic District
Windham Center Historic District
The Laura Huntington House, c. 1850
Windham Center Historic District
Location CT 14 and CT 203, Windham, Connecticut
Coordinates

41°42′8″N 72°9′40″W / 41.70222°N 72.16111°W / 41.70222; -72.16111Coordinates: 41°42′8″N 72°9′40″W / 41.70222°N 72.16111°W / 41.70222; -72.16111

Area 205 acres (83 ha)
Built 1750
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Greek Revival, Colonial, Italianate
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 79002655[1]
Added to NRHP June 4, 1979

Windham Center Historic District is a 205-acre (83 ha) area in the town of Windham, Connecticut that is designated as a historic district.

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. At the time, it included 61 contributing buildings out of a total of 78 buildings, and it included 2 other contributing sites.[1]

It includes a significant concentration of Greek Revival style architecture.[2]

It was home of American Revolutionary War leaders Eliphalet Dyer and Jedediah Elderkin, who lived in adjacent homes, both still standing.[2]:3,47–48

It is located in the area around the junction of Route 14 and Route 203.

It includes the Windham Free Library, a Greek Revival style building from 1832, whose architectural details include mutules and a course of guttae below triglyphs.[2]:32 (Photo #13)

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