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We have three authentic Colonial frame houses ... a family house from 1688 ... and a 1755 and 1777 large home for sale.  We also have a large 1674 and another from 1829 that we are preparing.   All are packed in trailers - ready to ship.  All are located in Connecticut.  Prices range from $ 80,000 to $ 350,000 ... + shipping.


Disassembled by craftsmen for the construction of a historic development by the University of Connecticut. A University study establishes each house date.  These remarkable structures represent key historic periods of pre-revolution Colonial America.  They are wood frame houses that have been professionally documented, disassembled, and are ready to be shipped USA.  The 1688 frame house is 333 years old and one of the oldest disassembled houses in the Americas.




Crippen Hurd House ... built in 1688 in Moodys, Ct ... 1,200 square feet 

Crippen Hurd House


Henshaw House ... 1755  from  Middletown Ct ... 1400 square feet. 




Boardman Danforth House ... 1777 from Middletown Ct ... 3325 square feet






Enough material to produce each house entirely? ... probably for the 1688 house and the 1777 house.  They are in Connecticut.   The 1688 house can go on its own.  The house buyer gets the trailers.  They may need minor repairs to be roadworthy. 


The 1688 house was reasonably complete. From wood components and stone hearth to square nails. The house will need to add two posts on the first floor as it was fitted into a hillside.  We have the shell, interior doors, staircases, vertical board walls, floors, stone fireplace, and 1 window.  Typically rebuilds use new windows to better insulate. So the windows can be placed wherever the architect wants.  The storage trailer has a good waterproof roof so should be ok but an expert needs to view the material to be sure. 


The 1777 house and the 1755 house are both gambrel.  The two houses are 4,725 sqft with three stories.  They were adjoining houses on their original site, so the smaller was moved to be an addition for the other.  There are 7 rafters missing from the 1755 house because a large dormer was installed later.  They were disassembled in the 1990s, packed together in 40' trailers, and are ready to ship.   


Many photos during dismantling and complete schematic notes for the 1755 and 1777 houses.  Each element has a metal tag stamped with a reference number tying it to schematics for reconstruction.  An inventory for each house is included.  In all, about 8,000 board feet of wide board flooring, subflooring, siding, and over 400 posts, beams, and other structural elements. 


The wood beams are rare high quality First Growth American Chestnut.  Chestnut forests were decimated by a Chinese fungus and gone by 1935.  Today, the industry wholesale price of Chestnut is $ 16 - 22 bdft, and is sourced from disassembly of houses built before 1900.


More about Chestnut  >>    https://acf.org/the-american-chestnut/history-american-chestnut/


The 1755 and 1777 house together should be purchased together. We have enough windows for the 1777 house. The 1777 house has the complete shell, and much of the original interior: staircases, panel walls, flooring, fireplace stone, doors, etc. There wasn’t much interior of the 1755 house found. The plan is to use the 1777 house as the main house and the shell of the 1755 house as an addition, or a multifamily. 




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