Hyland House Museum, Guilford

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The Hyland House Museum is a colonial house museum in Guilford, Connecticut. The house is a red saltbox-shaped home built in 1713 by Isaac Parmelee. It has been open to the public since 1918. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
The House was restored in 1917 by the architectural historian Norman Isham. The restoration was funded by the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.
The The house features Colonial-era furnishings and artifacts.
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  • The Hyland House is a living piece of history because there are still dedicated folks with a lust for preserving ancient wood and rock of generations past which without their curiosity and architectur...  more »
  • I was driving by and saw the "open" sign, so rang the bell. The docent was well informed and knowledgeable about colonial life. The house is well kept and unique for an early 18th century colonial- we...  more »
  • You can get lost in time here! Seriously, I could have moved in and lived happily ever after! No modern day distractions. Loved the herb garden! I highly recommend you visit Hyland House.
  • Great if you love to learn about historic guilford!

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