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Milford in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Eells - Stow House

Ye Home of Freelove Baldwin Stow

 
 
Eells - Stow House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
1. Eells - Stow House Marker
Inscription. This historical site is identified with three markers. On the Eells-Stow house is a wooden marker that reads:
Eells – Stow
House

Circa 1700
Home of Samuel Eells and
Captain Stephen and Freelove
Baldwin Stow. 1752

Also on the the house is a blue oval plaque identifying that the Eells-Stow house is a:
Recorded Property
on the
The National Register of Historic Places

A boulder-mounted marker near the Milford Historical Society sign reads:
Ye Home Of
Freelove Baldwin Stow
1751 – 1806
Marked by D.A.R. Chapter
Bearing Her Name
Milford, Connecticut
1920

 
Location. 41° 13.142′ N, 73° 3.425′ W. Marker is in Milford, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is on High Street near Green Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in front of the Eells – Stow House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 High Street, Milford CT 06460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Simon Lake's Explorer Submarine (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Milford Memorial Flag Pole
Eells - Stow House NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
2. Eells - Stow House NRHP Marker
The Eells - Stow House is a Recorded Property on The National Register of Historic Places
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milford Volunteer Fire Department (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milford World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milford Korea - Vietnam Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landing Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milford (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
More about this marker. The Eells – Stow House is home to the Milford Historical Society.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wharf Lane. History of each of the three main structures seen on this page are included here. (Submitted on January 19, 2010.) 

2. 200 Invisible Men: Tyranny on the Sound!. Stephen Stow's mark in history is due to his personal sacrifice while administering aid, "day and night to ... sick and dying men." (Submitted on January 19, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Ye Home of Freelove Baldwin Stow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
3. Ye Home of Freelove Baldwin Stow Marker
Ye Home of Freelove Baldwin Stow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
4. Ye Home of Freelove Baldwin Stow Marker
The boulder-mounted marker is below the Milford Historical Society sign.
The Eells - Stow House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
5. The Eells - Stow House
Markers are on either side of the door.
Nathan Clark Stockade House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
6. Nathan Clark Stockade House
This house is behind the Eells - Stow House and is owned by the Milford Historical Society
Marker on the Nathan Clark Stockade House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
7. Marker on the Nathan Clark Stockade House
Nathan Clark
Stockade House
Circa 1659
Rebuilt in 1780
Bryan – Downs House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
8. Bryan – Downs House
This house is behind the Eells - Stow House and is owned by the Milford Historical Society
Marker on the Bryan – Downs House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
9. Marker on the Bryan – Downs House
Bryan – Downs
House
Captain Jehiel Bryan,
Circa 1785.
Ebenezer Downs,
Circa 1837.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,442 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 14, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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