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Ridgefield in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Lounsbury House

 
 
The Lounsbury House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 17, 2009
1. The Lounsbury House Marker
Inscription.  
Lounsbury House
Circa 1896
has been placed on the
National Register
Of Historic Places

 
Erected 1975.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 41° 16.771′ N, 73° 29.921′ W. Marker is in Ridgefield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Main Street (Connecticut Route 35) 0.1 miles south of Governor Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgefield CT 06877, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ridgefield Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Confederate Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Society of Ridgefield (within shouting distance of this marker); The Original Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Bissell's – Destroyed by Two Conflagrations (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Village Center in the Early 1900s (about
The Lounsbury House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 17, 2009
2. The Lounsbury House
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500 feet away); More of the Great Fire (about 600 feet away); The Great Fire of 1895 (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ridgefield.
 
Regarding The Lounsbury House. The Lounsbury House was built in 1896 by Phineas C. Lounsbury. He was elected governor of Connecticut in 1886 for one term. The Lounsbury House is now the Ridgefield Community Center.
 
Time Capsule Plaque on the Grounds of the Lounsbury House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 17, 2009
3. Time Capsule Plaque on the Grounds of the Lounsbury House
Herin Lies a Time Capsule
Commemorating
The Millenium Celebration
Placed by the People of Ridgefield
December 28, 1999
To Be Opened in the Year 2050
Time Capsule Plaque on the Grounds of the Lounsbury House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 17, 2009
4. Time Capsule Plaque on the Grounds of the Lounsbury House
Herin Lies a Time Capsule
Commemorating
The 300th Anniversary
Of the Town of Ridgefield
Placed by the People of
Ridgefield
In the Year of 2008
To Be Opened in the Year 2108
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,156 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 30, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022