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Pratt House, Essex

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The Pratt House is a historic house museum at 19 West Avenue in Essex, Connecticut. With a construction history of one ell possibly dating to the mid-17th century, it is one of Connecticut's oldest surviving buildings, owned for 2+1⁄2 centuries by a single family. Now owned by the local historical society, its displays exhibit Pratt family and regional history. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
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  • I went here yesterday, rather spur of the moment. The front door was open, in kind of a nice, welcoming way. I like historic house tours but had already been on a tour, so I was tired and was not... 
    I went here yesterday, rather spur of the moment. The front door was open, in kind of a nice, welcoming way. I like historic house tours but had already been on a tour, so I was tired and was not...  more »
  • A step back in time. I have visited the old house several times. The guide/host could be a little active in telling the history. But all in all a nice half hour stop! 
    A step back in time. I have visited the old house several times. The guide/host could be a little active in telling the history. But all in all a nice half hour stop!  more »
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  • Outstanding! Had a tour when we picked up our historical society plaque and it is well maintained. Beautiful dried herbs hanging about as well.
  • Beautiful historic experience with a very knowledgeable and passionate hostess.

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