248 Main Street

248 Main Street (HM1DST)

Location: Danbury, CT 06810 Fairfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 23.711', W 73° 27.206'

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About This Building
248 Main Street

This handsome Victorian Romanesque building was built as the new headquarters for the Danbury National Bank in 1887.
The architect, Warren Biggs of Bridgeport, used stone from Massachusetts. The building is constructed of Longmeadow brownstone with red Chicopee stone trim. All of the stone carving was done on the construction site and the name of the bank remains over the entrance. This is the only true brownstone building on Main Street.
The Danbury National Bank moved out of this building in 1924. Thomas Settle and four employees moved into the building in 1940. The Settle Agency continues to occupy the building to this day.
The original steep gables on the third floor were destroyed by fire in 1973. The upper story was rebuilt in 1989.
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 629290 N 4583781
Decimal Degrees41.39518333, -73.45343333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 23.711', W 73° 27.206'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 23' 42.66" N, 73° 27' 12.36" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 248 Main St, Danbury CT 06810, US
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