Roger Butler House

The Roger Butler House on Jordan Lane in the Town of Wethersfield, Connecticut, was built in 1769. It is one of a number of historic houses in the area listed in the National Register of Historic Places, originally owned by the Butler family for more than 200 years.

History
Underground Railroad

The house and outbuildings were once a stop on the underground railroad.

Architecture

A fine example of colonial craftsmanship, the Roger Butler House shows off wide plank floors, clapboarding, and three fireplaces sharing a common chimney, one of which has a bake/beehive oven. The original colonial structure has been modified by 19th and 20th century elements.

Status

The Roger Butler House is currently a private dwelling.

Building Activity

  • OpenBuildings
    OpenBuildings added a digital reference
    about 5 years ago via OpenBuildings.com