Tag Archives: Oronoque Saltbox

Articles referencing a saltbox home (c.1720-1740) in the Oronoque section of Stratford, Connecticut. Slated for demolition in October, 2012.

Prayer Spring Farm

Last fall, I wrote extensively about a Georgian saltbox in the Oronoque community of Stratford, Connecticut, that was facing demolition. My two main articles about this house were Imminent Historic Teardown, and Oronoque Saltbox Requiem. I’d also been given access to … Continue reading

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Oronoque Saltbox Requiem

It’s been just about seven weeks since I’d published Imminent Historic Teardown, an account of an historic home in Stratford, Connecticut, nearing its demolition by commercial developers. On October 26, 2012, demolition and waste removal began, with only about a … Continue reading

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Imminent Historic Teardown

Once again, one of New England’s early saltbox homes is facing an imminent teardown in the name of commercialism and historically insensitive development. This time, it’s happening in my own home town of Stratford, Connecticut. Stratford is a very old, coastal … Continue reading

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