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If you wondering how an 18th century New England village looked like, then head on to one of the most culturally and architecturally preserved states in the United States ? Connecticut. Here you can find the Litchfield Historic District, a historic site containing a score of remarkably preserved historic houses that go way back to the 18th century. This historic district includes an entire borough or neighborhood of Litchfield.

This historic district contains houses and buildings done in the Georgian and Greek Revival architectural styles. The village?s centerpiece is the Litchfield?s Meetinghouse, which was erected in 1732 and features Georgian style elements such as gables, hipped roofs and clapboarding. At the center of the district is the Litchfield Town Green, which is at the corner of US Route 202 and Route 63. Originally established in 1720, the village green was the village?s main pasture grounds.

The district?s other notable buildings are the schoolhouse, built in 1732, and the country courthouse, which was erected in 1751. These buildings as well as the whole district was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1968.
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