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John Trumbull Birthplace, also known as Governor Jonathan Trumbull House, is a house on Lebanon Green, in Lebanon, Connecticut. The house was constructed by Joseph Trumbull and inherited by his son Jonathan Trumbull, who became governor. Jonathan's son John Trumbull was born in the house June 6, 1756. He would go on to serve as an aide to George Washington in the Revolutionary War and paint four of the eight historical paintings which adorn the United States Capitol rotunda. It is along the march route taken by French commander Rochambeau's troops in 1781. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965. , The CT Daughters of the American Revolution own and operate the restored late 18th century home as a historic house museum that is open to the public on weekends from May through October.