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Interesting perspective on living in small town New England in the mid 1700's

This house originally built in 1732 is on the National Register of Historic Places. A visit to it... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
Sailor-NHYC
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Connecticut
A quaint, interesting, and educational historical site.

The Pratt house is located within a quarter mile of the north end of the shopping area in Essex... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2014
ScenicTrek
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New Jersey
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18 Sep 2016
“Very nice historic house, helpful docent”
14 Sep 2016
“A step back in time...”
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Home of one of the area's original settlers, William Pratt.
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20 West Ave, Essex, CT 06426-1138
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+1 860-767-0681
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

I went here yesterday, rather spur of the moment. The front door was open, in kind of a nice, welcoming way. I like historic house tours but had already been on a tour, so I was tired and was not sure if I could stay...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

A step back in time. I have visited the old house several times. The guide/host could be a little active in telling the history. But all in all a nice half hour stop!

Thank brynulf
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This house originally built in 1732 is on the National Register of Historic Places. A visit to it reveals life in a small town in New England in the mid 1700's. Check the website noted below for more information.

1  Thank Sailor-NHYC
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I recommend a visit if you are already in Essex. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit the Pratt House since it's nothing special other than a walk back in history in an unimpressive home. If you have an allergy to mold I...More

Thank steve375
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The Pratt house is located within a quarter mile of the north end of the shopping area in Essex Village (Main Street), so it is well within walking distance if you are parked on Main Street. Be advised that the house is open only on...More

3  Thank ScenicTrek
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