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Torrington in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

James Alldis House

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 21, 2010
1. James Alldis House Marker
Inscription.
This Property
Has Been Placed On The
National Register
Of Historic Places
By The United States
Department Of The Interior

 
Location. 41° 48.29′ N, 73° 7.369′ W. Marker is in Torrington, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Prospect Street and Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Prospect Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 355 Prospect Street, Torrington CT 06790, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1902 Constitutional Convention Pin Oak Tree (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hotchkiss-Fyler House (about 500 feet away); Torrington (about 800 feet away); Forever Mourned / Forever Honored (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Flood of August 19, 1955 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Torrington Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Coe Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Torrington Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Torrington.
 
Regarding James Alldis House. James Alldis (1839-1910) was a leading citizen. English-born, he immigrated to the U.S. at age 14. He was supervisor of the Excelsior Needle Company, a needle
James Alldis House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 21, 2010
2. James Alldis House
manufacturing firm which became the Torrington Company, and which was the largest employer in Torrington. He worked there from 1869 to 1899, when he retired. He was a "principal shareholder" in the Torrington and Winsted Street Railway and served as its president from 1899 to 1906, when it was sold to the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad. He was a Democrat in a Republican town. He purchased the property to have this substantial house built in 1895. The house now houses a law firm on two floors and an apartment above.

This house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
James Alldis House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 21, 2010
3. James Alldis House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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