Butler-McCook Homestead, Hartford, CT Photos

The Butler-McCook House Museum (1782) (396 Main St.) is furnished to reflect the long-time families who lived there since the start of the United States. Across the heritage garden sits the Amos Bull museum house (1788). Both house museums are run by the Connecticut Landmarks organization.

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Butler-McCook House Museum (1782) (396 Main St.). Hartford, CT.Butler-McCook House & Garden. Hartford, CT.Butler-McCook House & Garden. Hartford, CT.Butler-McCook House Museum street view. Hartford, CT.
South parlor of Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Portrait of Patty Olcott Butler wife of Normand Butler attrib. Joseph Steward at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.South parlor wallpaper & portrait of family member Mary Sheldon at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.High chest with swan neck pediment & finials at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
South parlor of Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Portrait of Patty Olcott Butler wife of Normand Butler (c1800) attrib. Joseph Steward at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.South parlor wallpaper & portrait of family member Mary Sheldon at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.High chest with swan neck pediment & finials at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Sofa made in Hartford at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Wounded Scout sculpture by John Rogers at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Hallway with Chinese embroidered scroll at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.North parlor at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Sofa made in Hartford at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Wounded Scout sculpture by John Rogers at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Hallway with Chinese embroidered scroll (1901) at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.North parlor at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
North parlor with painting of Lake George by William Ruthven Wheeler at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Chinese porcelain vases & urns owned by Patty Olcott Butler with his initials at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Porcelain plate painted with Chinese boating scene at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Scene near Olevano, Italy painting by Albert Bierstadt at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
North parlor with painting of Lake George (1866) by William Ruthven Wheeler at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Chinese porcelain vases & urns (c1790) owned by Patty Olcott Butler with his initials (PB) at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Porcelain plate painted with Chinese boating scene at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Scene near Olevano, Italy painting (1860) by Albert Bierstadt at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Chinese decorative objects at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Corner cabinet & ladder-back rocking chair at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Light fixture over Chinese porcelain cup & tea caddy owned by Patty Olcott Butler with his initials at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Variety of early American caned chairs at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Chinese decorative objects at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Corner cabinet & ladder-back rocking chair at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Light fixture over Chinese porcelain cup & tea caddy (c1790) owned by Patty Olcott Butler with his initials (PB) at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Variety of early American caned chairs at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Dining room at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Portrait of Martha Bull by Joseph Steward at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Portrait of James Bull by Joseph Steward at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Dining room sideboard at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Dining room at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Portrait of Martha Bull (1798) by Joseph Steward at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Portrait of James Bull (1798) by Joseph Steward at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Dining room sideboard at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Chinese import covered porcelain tureen at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Tall clock by Benjamin Cheney of Hartford at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Dining room view at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Japanese root carving acquired by Navy doctor with Admiral Perry's expedition to Japan at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Chinese import covered porcelain tureen at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Tall clock (c1750) by Benjamin Cheney of Hartford at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Dining room view at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Japanese root carving acquired by Navy doctor with Admiral Perry's expedition to Japan at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Collection of oriental porcelain at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Castor set at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.McCook family Civil War mementos at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Bust of Ulysses S. Grant at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Collection of oriental porcelain at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Castor set at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.McCook family Civil War mementos at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Bust of Ulysses S. Grant at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Four-sided rotating book shelves at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Fireplace in Mary Sheldon's room at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Mary Sheldon's room at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Bird fighting snake light fixture at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Four-sided rotating book shelves at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Fireplace in Mary Sheldon's room at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Mary Sheldon's room at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Bird fighting snake light fixture at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Edison Home Phonograph at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Bedroom fireplace with mantle clock at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Bedroom with rocking chair & trunk at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Mantle clock at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Edison Home Phonograph at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Bedroom fireplace with mantle clock at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Bedroom with rocking chair & trunk at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Mantle clock at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Cast iron lamp with green glass at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Crib at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Toy collection at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Antique tin soldiers with box at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Cast iron lamp with green glass at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Crib at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Toy collection at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Antique tin soldiers with box (c1875) at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Drop front desk at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Amos Bull house part of Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Amos Bull house part of Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Memorial statue to Revolutionary War patriot General Casimir Pulaski beside Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Drop front desk at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Amos Bull house (1788) (59 S. Prospect St.) part of Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Amos Bull house (1788) (59 S. Prospect St.) part of Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Memorial statue to Revolutionary War patriot General Casimir Pulaski beside Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Butler & McCook family tree display in Main Street History Center portion at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Main Street History Center displays at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Windsor chair possibly from Connecticut once owned by Daniel Butler at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Chinese porcelain tea caddy, cup & saucer owned by Patty Olcott Butler with his initials at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Butler & McCook family tree display in Main Street History Center portion at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Main Street History Center displays at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Windsor chair (1785-1800) possibly from Connecticut once owned by Daniel Butler at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Chinese porcelain tea caddy, cup & saucer (c1790) owned by Patty Olcott Butler with his initials (PB) at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.
Chinese porcelain cup & saucer & silver cup by Richard Humphreys of Philadelphia, both owned by Jeremiah Wadsworth with his initials at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Graphic aerial view of city of Hartford at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.

Chinese porcelain cup & saucer (c1785) & silver cup (c1788) by Richard Humphreys of Philadelphia, both owned by Jeremiah Wadsworth with his initials (JW) at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Graphic aerial view of city of Hartford (1864) at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.


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