Phelps-Hathaway House Museum, Suffield, CT Photos

The Phelps-Hathaway House (1761 expanded 1788 & 1794) (55 S. Main St.) in Suffield, CT displays fine 18th Century furniture and tells the story of Revolutionary-era families. It is owned by Connecticut Landmarks.

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Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Neoclassical door of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Quoins & wings of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Phelps-Hathaway House (1761 expanded 1788 & 1794) (55 S. Main St.). Suffield, CT.Neoclassical door of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Quoins (1788) & wings of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Phelps-Hathaway House (1761 expanded 1788 & 1794) (55 S. Main St.). Suffield, CT.
Hipped roofed addition of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Quoins of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Outbuilding with cellar hatch at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Garden of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Hipped roofed addition of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Quoins (1788) of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Outbuilding with cellar hatch at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Garden of Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Original parlor fireplace with painted landscape at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Romantic painting on wood of fireplace in parlor at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Connecticut-style chest & bible box at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Original Christmas invitation & cheque by Oliver Phelps at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Original parlor fireplace with painted landscape at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Romantic painting on wood of fireplace in parlor at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Connecticut-style chest & bible box at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Original Christmas invitation (1794) & cheque (1801) by Oliver Phelps at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Original kitchen fireplace at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Pewter plate at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Redware dishes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Stoneware crock at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Original kitchen fireplace at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Pewter plate at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Redware dishes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Stoneware crock at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Parlor fireplace at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Ceramic pitcher with blue decoration at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Ceramic pitcher with woman holding olive branch at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Candle sconce with tin reflector at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Parlor fireplace at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Ceramic pitcher with blue decoration at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Ceramic pitcher with woman holding olive branch at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Candle sconce with tin reflector (18th C) at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Candle sconce with tin reflector at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tall case clock by Burnap of E. Windsor at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Face of tall case clock by Burnap of E. Windsor at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Ceramic bottle with face of European design at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Candle sconce with tin reflector (18th C) at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tall case clock (c1800) by Burnap of E. Windsor at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Face of tall case clock (c1800) by Burnap of E. Windsor at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Ceramic bottle with face of European design at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Early American desk with drawer at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tea table with chairs at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Staircase at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Parlor corner cupboard with China at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Early American desk with drawer at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tea table with chairs at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Staircase (1700s) at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Parlor corner cupboard with China at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Parlor fireplace with tilt table & chair at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tilt table at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Needlework picture with man & woman at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Portrait of Eleazer Wheelock Pomeroy attrib. to William Johnston of Boston at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Parlor fireplace with tilt table & chair at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tilt table (18th C)at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Needlework picture with man & woman (mid 18th C) at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Portrait of Eleazer Wheelock Pomeroy (1764) attrib. to William Johnston of Boston at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Portrait of Mary Wyllys Pomeroy attrib. to William Johnston of Boston at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Blue decorated puzzle jug with English rhyme at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Blue decorated puzzle jug with English rhyme at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.View of Phelps-Hathaway House garden from upper window. Suffield, CT.
Portrait of Mary Wyllys Pomeroy (1764) attrib. to William Johnston of Boston at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Blue decorated puzzle jug with English rhyme at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Blue decorated puzzle jug with English rhyme at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.View of Phelps-Hathaway House garden from upper window. Suffield, CT.
Fireplace & side chair with painted wood paneling at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Stenciled blanket chest & bible box with sunflower carving at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Bible box on table at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Fireplace with large wood panel with side chairs at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Fireplace & side chair with painted wood paneling at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Stenciled blanket chest & bible box with sunflower carving at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Bible box on table at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Fireplace with large wood panel with side chairs at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
High chest of drawers attrib. to Eliphalet Chapin of Connecticut at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Detail of high chest of drawers attrib. to Eliphalet Chapin of Connecticut at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Side chair & foot warmer at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Canopied bed with embroidered bedspread at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
High chest of drawers (c1784) attrib. to Eliphalet Chapin of Connecticut at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Detail of high chest of drawers (c1784) attrib. to Eliphalet Chapin of Connecticut at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Side chair & foot warmer at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Canopied bed with embroidered bedspread at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Chest on chest with rosettes & ball & claw feet by a Connecticut joiner plus quilted chaise lounge at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Stairway of 1795 addition of Phelps-Hathaway House with wallpaper original to the time. Suffield, CT.Original wallpaper by Reveillon Factory of Paris at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Original wallpaper by Reveillon Factory of Paris at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Chest on chest with rosettes & ball & claw feet (c1780) by a Connecticut joiner plus quilted chaise lounge at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Stairway of 1795 addition of Phelps-Hathaway House with wallpaper original to the time. Suffield, CT.Original wallpaper (c1795) by Reveillon Factory of Paris at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Original wallpaper (c1795) by Reveillon Factory of Paris at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Original wallpaper by Reveillon Factory of Paris at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Original wallpaper by Reveillon Factory of Paris at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Hall mirror over table & side chairs against original wallpaper at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Parlor fireplace with Adamsesque carvings & reproduction wallpaper over firescreens at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Original wallpaper (c1795) by Reveillon Factory of Paris at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Original wallpaper (c1795) by Reveillon Factory of Paris at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Hall mirror over table & side chairs against original wallpaper (c1795) at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Parlor fireplace with Adamsesque carvings & reproduction wallpaper over firescreens at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Parlor fireplace with Adamsesque carvings plus embroidered firescreens at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Drop front desk with book case which belonged to Oliver Phelps at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Swans neck pediment over drop front desk at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tea service with pressed brick of tea at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Parlor fireplace with Adamsesque carvings plus embroidered firescreens at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Drop front desk with book case which belonged to Oliver Phelps at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Swans neck pediment over drop front desk at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tea service with pressed brick of tea at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Brick of tea compressed to facilitate shipping in early 18th C at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Traveling liquor cabinet at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Early American mirror with flowered finial at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Flowered finial atop early American mirror with at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Brick of tea compressed to facilitate shipping in early 18th C at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Traveling liquor cabinet at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Early American mirror with flowered finial at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Flowered finial atop early American mirror with at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Dining room at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Epergne with large bowl atop ring of six smaller bowls & candlesticks by William Pitt of London on dining room table at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Adamsesque dining room fireplace at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Relief decoration details of Adamsesque dining room fireplace at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Dining room at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Epergne with large bowl atop ring of six smaller bowls & candlesticks (1789) by William Pitt of London on dining room table at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Adamsesque dining room fireplace at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Relief decoration details of Adamsesque dining room fireplace at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Place setting on dining room table at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Cruet stand by Samuel Wood of London at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Knife box with pistol handle knives by Alexander Gairdner of Edinburgh against reproduction wallpaper at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Upstairs master bedroom with original wallpaper at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Place setting on dining room table at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Cruet stand (1760) by Samuel Wood of London at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Knife box with pistol handle knives (1760-70) by Alexander Gairdner of Edinburgh against reproduction wallpaper at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Upstairs master bedroom with original wallpaper at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Four poster bed in master bedroom with original wallpaper at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Drop front desk with glassed bookcase in master bedroom at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Woodwork details of drop front desk in master bedroom at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Pull with wheat harvesting theme detail on drop front desk in master bedroom at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Four poster bed in master bedroom with original wallpaper at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Drop front desk with glassed bookcase in master bedroom at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Woodwork details of drop front desk in master bedroom at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Pull with wheat harvesting theme detail on drop front desk in master bedroom at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Painted chest at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tin bathtub at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Disguised necessary stool at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Wallpaper details in bedroom at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Painted chest at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tin bathtub at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Disguised necessary stool at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Wallpaper details in bedroom at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Antique hatbox with squirrels at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Bench with caned seat at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Collection of weather vanes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Goddess of Liberty weather vane with 45 star American flag by Cushing & White at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Antique hatbox with squirrels at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Bench with caned seat at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Collection of weather vanes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Goddess of Liberty weather vane with 45 star American flag by Cushing & White at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Ship, pig & peacock weather vanes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Horse-drawn fire hose cart finial by A.B. & W.T. Westervelt at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.

Ship, pig & peacock weather vanes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Horse-drawn fire hose cart finial (1883) by A.B. & W.T. Westervelt at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.


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