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Articles referencing the Milford Preservation Trust, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the historic buildings of Milford, CT.

Milford Preservation Trust Honors George Washington Victory Days

Milford Preservation Trust is honoring George Washington’s “Victory Days” this Saturday, October 15th, from 10 AM to 2 PM, at the historic John Downs homestead (“The Minuteman House”), 139 North Street, Milford, Connecticut. According to Milford Presentation Trust’s Tim Chaucer, … Continue reading

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Rare Colonial Sampler Display: 23 May 2015

The Milford Preservation Trust will be hosting a display of rare, colonial samplers this coming Saturday, May 23rd, from 9AM to 12 noon, at Milford’s John Downs House (aka, “The Minute Man House”), 139 North Street, Milford. This is a fund … Continue reading

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Historic Tax Credits Session

PLEASE NOTE: MILFORD PRESERVATION TRUST PRESENTATION RE HISTORIC PROPERTIES TAX CREDITS WILL GO ON AS SCHEDULED. DAR BUILDING, 55 PROSPECT STREET from 2 to 4pm, February 22nd. ANY QUESTIONS CONTACT 203 314 9016. Milford Preservation Trust will host a public … Continue reading

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Saving Milford’s Historic Houses

The Milford Historical Society will be hosting the Milford Preservation Trust for a presentation entitled “Saving Milford’s Historic Houses”, on the evening of January 19th, 2015, at 7:00 PM, at Mary Taylor Methodist Church, 176 Broad Street, Milford, Connecticut. This … Continue reading

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Milford BOA: Preservation Ordinances

News from the Milford Preservation Trust: Dear Preservation Supporters, There are 2 items on the City of Milford’s Board of Aldermen meeting agenda for Monday evening, December 1st,  and the Milford Preservation Trust would love your attendance. Any supporting remarks you … Continue reading

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Halloween Ghosts of Milford Past

The Milford Preservation Trust will be opening the John Downs House, c. 1790, at 139 North Street, Milford, Connecticut, to the public this Halloween, Friday, October 31st, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Among the ectoplasmic guests expected to attend … Continue reading

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Imminent Demolition of the Elijah Bryan House, c. 1790

Once again, another 18th century home in Milford, Connecticut, is under threat of demolition. This time, it’s the Elijah Bryan House, c. 1790, located at 250 Gulf Street. Unfortunately, this home is not situated in any of Milford’s historic districts, … Continue reading

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Sanford-Bristol House Presentation

The Milford Preservation Trust will be offering a free presentation on Milford’s historic Sanford-Bristol House (c. 1789), at their 2014 Annual Meeting, to be held on Friday, June 20th, 2014, at the DAR Building, 55 Prospect Street, Milford, Connecticut. This … Continue reading

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Preservation Award for Sanford-Bristol House Rescue

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation will be presenting their 2014 Merit Awards, this coming Wednesday evening, April 9th, 2014, at the Hall of Flags of the State Capitol, in Hartford. This award recognizes people, organizations, or projects, that have … Continue reading

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New Owner For Sanford-Bristol House

A long (and anxiously) awaited press release has just been issued by the Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation identifying the new owner of Milford’s historic Sanford-Bristol House. Sources say the new owner, Lesley Mills, owner and director of Griswold Home … Continue reading

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