Nehemiah Royce House

Nehemiah Royce House (HMIET)

Location: Wallingford, CT 06492 New Haven County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 27.987', W 72° 48.73'

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Nehemiah Royce House - 1672
Oldest Wallingford home built two years after the town was settled, overlooking "Dog's Misery." When General Washington came to Wallingford in 1775 he said farewell to the villagers in front of this house.
Wallingford was the 19th settlement in Connecticut and Royce one of its original Proprietors on whose behalf the land was purchased from Mantowese and Sunk Soua, daughter of the Great Sachem of the Quinnipiacs.
"The rest of the State was wilderness. The enemies were the Indians, the wolves and bears, and the French, the Dutch and the devil."
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 3:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 682702 N 4592849
Decimal Degrees41.46645000, -72.81216667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 27.987', W 72° 48.73'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 27' 59.22" N, 72° 48' 43.80" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 586-599 N Main St, Wallingford CT 06492, US
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