Connecticut Daughters proudly own and maintain the Oliver Ellsworth Homestead.
Visit the property's website to learn more about this historic building. The homestead is open to visitors from May to October.
Oliver Ellsworth was a drafter of the U.S. Constitution, senator from Connecticut and the third Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
The home was built in 1781 and has the distinction of being visited by two sitting
presidents. On 21 October 1789, President George Washington visited. On 3 October 1799, President John Adams was a guest of the Ellsworths.