The Oliver Ellsworth Homestead

778 Palisado Ave.
Windsor, CT 06095- Map It
(860) 688-8717

AAA Editor Notes

The Oliver Ellsworth Homestead is at 778 Palisado Ave. The Federalist Colonial home was built in 1781 by Connecticut's first senator and Supreme Court Justice, who played a role in the framing of the U.S. Constitution. Ellsworth is the author of the Judiciary Act, which set the stage for the country's third branch of government. The home features many original artifacts, including china and furniture. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$5; free (ages 0-12).
Hours: Fri.-Sat. noon-4, mid-May to mid-Oct. Closed major holidays.