1985: Danforth House For Sale

Danforth HouseOn this day in 1985, the house of Thomas Danforth II, built in 1783, was restored and put on sale in Middletown. The Danforth family has a deep history in the town’s economic development, notably, in the production of objects made of pewter and Britannia metal. The historic Danforth Pewter shop is on South Main St., and is a site on the Middletown Heritage trail.

Story contributed by Deborah Shapiro.

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