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This 1820's home was built over the original foundation of the 1683 house and has been altered four times since then. David and Stephen Boothe's renovations of 1913 added stained glass windows, four safes in the walls, and several "puzzle" floors.
In competition with Henry Ford's Blacksmith Shop which had 4 sides and 4 corners, David Boothe designed this Blacksmith Shop with 44 sides and 44 corners. He offered $5.00 to anyone who found something missing and he never had to pay up. It houses…
This building, designed and built by the Boothes, was made of redwood shipped through the Panama Canal. All the 4x6 timbers lie flat and are secured with galvanized dowels. Other features are glass block windows, a fireplace, and a cathedral ceiling.
In 1913, this 1830's haybarn was topped with a clocktower which was acquired in Massachusetts by the Boothes in exchange for a carpet sweeper. They installed Westminster Chimes, and inscribed the five massive bells with their genealogy. The museum…
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior May 1, 1985 This Estate Owned by the Boothe Family For Many Generations Was Willed To the Town of Stratford by David Beach Boothe and Stephen Nich…
Merritt Parkway Toll Booth Plaza Built in the late 1930s, the Merritt Parkway was designed for beauty as well as efficiency in traveling through southern Connecticut. The intent of the road was to bring the weary city driver into a restful park-l…