Where is this building?
Here's a hint, it is in Ellington and it still stands.
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The image has been provided by the Ellington Historical Society.
Last week's question was "What Was This Building?" and there were a couple of guesses and one was correct. It is a McKnight home that became the oldest tavern in town
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According to Images of America: Ellington, from the Ellington Historical Society:
"The oldest tavern in Ellington was built in 1767 by John McKnight, formerly of Hartford, who built a small house on his property in the sadds Mill section. The house ws enlarged and had several owners before Timothy Holton bougth it in 1781 to use as a tavern. There is a legend that Holton owned a slave who lived in a third floor attic room, still called the Slave Room. John Beasley bouth Holton's Tavern in 1822 and it continued to be operated as a tavern until 1838. It remained in the Beasley family for almost a hundred years. It srved as the third home of Fayette Lodge No. 69 a.F. and A.M. from 1829 to 1833."