Hempstead House Museum, New London Photos

The Joshua Hempstead House (1678) and the Nathaniel Hempstead House (1759) are run as a single house museum complex by Connecticut Landmarks organization. They show two eras of early America.

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Joshua Hempstead House museum run by Connecticut Landmarks. New London, CT.Diamond pane windows of Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Wooden gables of Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Plaque honoring Stephen n Hempstead for bravery at Battle of Groton Heights. New London, CT.
Joshua Hempstead House (1678) museum run by Connecticut Landmarks. New London, CT.Diamond pane windows of Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Wooden gables of Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Plaque honoring Stephen n Hempstead for bravery at Battle of Groton Heights (Sept. 6, 1781). New London, CT.
Bible box & bed at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Table, bible box, chairs & drop-leaf table at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Tho. Dadswell, Burwash pendulum clock at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Tho. Dadswell, Burwash pendulum clock at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Bible box & bed at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Table, bible box, chairs & drop-leaf table at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Tho. Dadswell, Burwash pendulum clock at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Tho. Dadswell, Burwash pendulum clock at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Settle with shelf at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Early American firearm hanging from beam at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Great chair at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Pewter plates over fireplace at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Settle with shelf at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Early American firearm hanging from beam at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Great chair at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Pewter plates over fireplace at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Pewter wares over fireplace at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Pewter spoons on rack at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Tin lantern at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Pottery at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Pewter wares over fireplace at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Pewter spoons on rack at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Tin lantern at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Pottery at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Revolutionary-era canteen at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Stoneware crock with blue design at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Redware urn at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Stoneware bottle marked Sack 1648 at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Revolutionary-era canteen at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Stoneware crock with blue design at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Redware urn at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Stoneware bottle marked Sack 1648 at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Ceramic posset pot at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Bed with trundle bed at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Early American furniture at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Chest at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Ceramic posset pot at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Bed with trundle bed at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Early American furniture at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Chest at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Bible box at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Painted plates at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Chest & Bible box at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Chest & Bible box at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Bible box at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Painted plates at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Chest & Bible box at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Chest & Bible box at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Leaded glass windows at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Upstairs room with bed & spinning wheel at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Glazed wool calamanco quilt in blue at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Flax wheel & yarn winder at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Leaded glass windows at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Upstairs room with bed & spinning wheel at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Glazed wool calamanco quilt in blue at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Flax wheel & yarn winder at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Armchair with turned parts at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Nathaniel Hempstead House museum run by Connecticut Landmarks. New London, CT.Beehive oven on hipped end of Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Kitchen fireplace at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Armchair with turned parts at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Nathaniel Hempstead House (1759) museum run by Connecticut Landmarks. New London, CT.Beehive oven on hipped end of Nathaniel Hempstead House (1759). New London, CT.Kitchen fireplace at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Kitchen objects including sugar nipper at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Spoons & sausage press in wooden bowl at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Pewter & ceramic dishes at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Redware covered crock at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Kitchen objects including sugar nipper at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Spoons & sausage press in wooden bowl at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Pewter & ceramic dishes at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Redware covered crock at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Wooden canteen made like barrel at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Stoneware jugs at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Staircase at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Parlor at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Wooden canteen made like barrel at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Stoneware jugs at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Staircase (1759) at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Parlor at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.
Rack for cleaning clay pipes by heating them in fireplace at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Early American mirror with painted glass on frame at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.

Rack for cleaning clay pipes by heating them in fireplace at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.Early American mirror with painted glass on frame at Nathaniel Hempstead House. New London, CT.


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