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Historic Windows: Some Primitive Treatments

Here are examples of two types of primitive window treatment we’ve chosen for several of our historic 12/12 windows in the Mansfield House (well, for the three clean ones, anyway). For the two front windows of the Hall, we’re using … Continue reading

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A Photo of the Mansfield House from Days Long Past

Here’s a photo of the Reverend Richard Mansfield House when it was situated at its original location, on the opposite side of Jewett Street, more or less where Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church and School stands today: From the sun and … Continue reading

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Mansfield House and Family History: A Chance Discovery

Recently, I came across the following text in the drawer of a cherry Shaker table in the Mansfield House. Undoubtedly, it had been left behind from the days when this home was a public house museum. But its author is … Continue reading

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Mansfield House Acquisition

It is with tremendous honor, pride, happiness, and humility, that today I announce my recent acquisition of the Reverend Richard Mansfield House (c. 1700) of Ansonia, Connecticut, from the Derby Historical Society. Ostensibly constructed in 1700, the Mansfield House was … Continue reading

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