Post Office Wall Repaired
The 1895 Beckwith building on South Street, which houses the Litchfield Post office, is owned in a limited partnership by the GLPT and other investors. The north side of the building was covered with brick patterned metal siding that had been patched over the years and was in need of repair/replacement. It was believed […]
Harwinton House Sign Temporarily in Storage You may have noticed that the thermometer monitoring fund-raising for the Harwinton House project has been removed from the bottom of Bentley Drive. The sign is in storage while grant money and new fund-raising efforts are pursued. Harwinton House was built in Harwinton in 1795 by Loyalist Stephen Graves. […]
Perley Grimes Recognized
At the Annual Meeting of the Trust, past President Perley Grimes was recognized by the Trust with gratitude for his years of devotion to its goals and his uninterrupted service as a Board member and Officer.
In Memory of Ellen R. Keeny
In cooperation with Oliver Wolcott Library, a lecture was sponsored in memory of GLPT past President, Ellen R. Keeny. “The Color of Change: Paint and Pattern in Litchfield History” was presented by Rachel Carley. The lecture combined Ellen’s love of the Trust and of color.
Beauregard Addition Recognized
At the Annual Meeting of the Trust, David and Deborah Beauregard, 272 South Street were recognized for their architecturally appropriate addition to an historic home.
Bosson Optical in Talbot’s Space
Bosson Optical, a long-time business in town, has moved and is now occupying the eastern side of the ground floor space in the Agricultural Building that was formerly occupied by Talbot’s.
Jail Renovation – Uses Study
The complete Study is now available for download here: Download Complete Jail Renovation Study (large file-please be patient)
Oppenheimer in Talbot’s Building
The second floor space in the Agricultural Building is occupied by Oppenheimer and Co., Inc. As a leading investment bank and full service investment firm, Oppenheimer is dedicated to providing independent financial advice, a full spectrum of traditional and nontraditional products and solutions and responsive client service to individuals, families, corporate executives, businesses, and institutions. […]
Oliphant Opens in Talbot’s Space
Occupying the western side of the ground floor space in the Agricultural Building (formerly occupied by Talbot’s) is Oliphant, a bright, whimsical boutique filled with colorful jewelry, fabulous gifts, textiles, furniture, and custom rugs. Oliphant is owned and operated by Cara Hotchkiss, who also designs the jewelry. Ms. Hotchkiss’ designs span the continuum from vintage […]