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Scenes from Wethersfield, CT | Photographs

A collection of images celebrating the historic spirit of Wethersfield, CT, quite possibly the most perfect historic walking village in all of New England.

By Heather Marcus

Feb 11 2017

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June 2016 Old Wethersfield, CT. Broad Street Green, Silas Robbins House B&B.Photos by Julie Bidwell

Photographer Julie Bidwell shares a collection of images from Wethersfield, CT, as part of Yankee magazines ongoing “Could You Live Here” series. Highlighting towns with a small population, but plenty to offer in terms of a simpler way of life, the series celebrates the best of New England’s community spirit. Please enjoy this slideshow of some of our favorites from Wethersfield, CT, including the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, the Buttolph Williams House, the Silas Robbins House B&B, Joseph Webb House, Comstock Ferre & Co., and more. See the full feature “Wethersfield, Connecticut | Could You Live Here? in the March/April 2017 issue of Yankee Magazine. Want more Wethersfield? Visit our post on exploring Historic Old Wethersfield, Connecticut.

SCENES FROM WETHERSFIELD, CT

Authentic costumed reenactors bring the revolutionary war to life at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum encampment.
Authentic costumed reenactors bring the revolutionary war to life at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum encampment in Old Wethersfield, CT.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
British redcoats march along Main Street during the annual Memorial Day Parade.
British redcoats march along Main Street during the annual Memorial Day Parade.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
Bedchamber at the Buttolph Williams House, built in 1711. The home inspired the setting for "The Witch of Blackbird Pond" by local author Elizabeth George Speare.
Bedchamber at the Buttolph Williams House, built in 1711. The home inspired the setting for “The Witch of Blackbird Pond” by local author Elizabeth George Speare.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
Silver spoons and ladles line a glass table at Antiques on Main.
Silver spoons and ladles line a glass table at Antiques on Main.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
The Silas Robbins House B&B, a wonderful example of Second Empire style faces the Broad Street Green in the historic district of town.
The Silas Robbins House B&B, a wonderful example of Second Empire style, faces the Broad Street Green in the historic district of town.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
An ornate Georgian staircase inside the Joseph Webb House, circa 1752. The property was designated a national historic landmark in 1961.
An ornate Georgian staircase inside the Joseph Webb House, circa 1752. The property was designated a national historic landmark in 1961.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
Attic bedroom in the Joseph Webb House.
Attic bedroom in the Joseph Webb House, built in 1752.  Famous for hosting the likes of George Washington and later Wallace Nutting’s home.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
Attic chimney at the Joseph Webb House where George Washington spent 5 nights in May of 1781at the home at a conference that was pivotal to the success of the American Revolution.
Attic chimney at the Joseph Webb House where George Washington spent 5 nights in May of 1781 at a conference that was pivotal to the success of the American Revolution.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
Wethersfield Cove at sunrise.
Wethersfield Cove at sunrise.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre a natural grocery foods store and cafe opened early last year.
Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre a natural grocery foods store and cafe opened early last year.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
Heirloom seed packets at Comstock Ferre & Co. a local landmark in operation since 1811.
Heirloom seed packets at Comstock Ferre & Co., a local landmark in operation since 1811.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
Dollar brownies & lemonade offerings at a family tag sale along Main Street.
Dollar brownies and lemonade offerings at a family tag sale along Main Street.
Photo Credit : Julie Bidwell
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