Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1732/00/00 The War Office is built on the north corner of the Colchester Road as store and office for Captain Joseph Trumbull to serve his extensive mercantile interests.
1775/05/00 Jonathan Trumbull Sr Patriot Commander The War Council of Connecticut, or Council of Safety, is first established appointed in by the General Assembly, to assist the Governor Jonathan Trumbull when the General Assembly was not in session. Trumbull uses the family store as his war office office
1775/08/00 Jonathan Trumbull Sr Connecticut Governor Gentlemen, You are hereby directed to take care and charge of Gov'r P Skene and pursue the resolve of the Continental Congress relative to him and agreeable to their desire confine him on his parole of Honor not to go out of the bounds of Hartford, - JT Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
1891/00/00 After the war of the American Revolution, passing into other hands, the building deteriorates and is finally deserted. About 1S91 its owner, Mrs Bethiah H Wattles, presents The War Office to the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution.

Data »

Particulars for War Office Trumble Store:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Business
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Military Facility
Attribute Moved property
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Specialty Store

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 70000695
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military, Politics-government
Applicable Criteria: Event
Criteria Consideration: Moved property
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1750-1799
Significant Year: c 1732, 1775, 1891
Historic Function: Defense, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Military facility, Specialty store, Business
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Social
Current Sub-Function: Museum Clubhouse

Shopping on Amazon

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Google Ad

Google Ad