Old State House, Hartford Photos

The old Connecticut State House in Hartford was built 1792-96 by architect Charles Bulfinch. After the state legislature moved to the new state capitol, the building served the city government. Today it is restored & serves as a museum to Bulfinch & historic Connecticut.

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Old State House used by Connecticut legislature until new building opened in 1879. Hartford, CT.Facade of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Arcade of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Greek Revival details of Old State House. Hartford, CT.
Old State House (1814) used by Connecticut legislature until new building opened in 1879. Hartford, CT. Architect: Charles Bulfinch.Facade of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Arcade of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Greek Revival details of Old State House. Hartford, CT.
Dome on clock tower of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Original statue of justice with scales, blindfold & sword in Old State House after copy place on dome. Hartford, CT.Staircase of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Lobby of Old State House. Hartford, CT.
Dome on clock tower of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Original statue of justice with scales, blindfold & sword (1827) in Old State House after copy place on dome. Hartford, CT.Staircase of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Lobby of Old State House. Hartford, CT.
Original city council chamber as it was in 1890 after the Old State House building served as city hall. Hartford, CT.Connecticut State Senate Chamber in Old State House. Hartford, CT.Table of former Senate chamber in Old State House. Hartford, CT.Doorways of Old State House. Hartford, CT.
Original city council chamber as it was in 1890 after the Old State House building served as city hall. Hartford, CT.Connecticut State Senate Chamber (1814-90) in Old State House. Hartford, CT.Table of former Senate chamber in Old State House. Hartford, CT.Doorways of Old State House. Hartford, CT.
Stuffed birds in curiosity cabinet in Old State House. Hartford, CT.Mounted animal heads reflects Victorian restoration of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Curiosity cabinet in Old State House. Hartford, CT.
Stuffed birds in curiosity cabinet in Old State House. Hartford, CT.Mounted animal heads reflects Victorian restoration of Old State House. Hartford, CT.Curiosity cabinet in Old State House. Hartford, CT.

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